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Eagles revisit Lubbock with another upset in their eyes


August 31, 2017

The last time there was a brand new football coach at Eastern Washington, it was Beau Baldwin and he visited Lubbock, Texas to play Texas Tech in his first game.

The Red Raiders, then coached by current Washington State University head coach Mike Leach, rolled to a 49-24 win over the Eagles. It may have been somewhat of an auspicious start, but Baldwin’s nine years in Cheney certainly ended with many high notes.

That 2008 Texas Tech team went on to tie for the Big 12 Conference South Division title. It was the ninth consecutive winning season for the Red Raiders. But things are a bit diff...

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