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Eastern closes camp, prepares for 2017 opener at Texas Tech

Eagles' offense, defense battle in final scrimmage


August 31, 2017

Paul Delaney

Victor Gamboa (27) picks off this pass intended for Dre' Sonte Dorton in last Friday's EWU scrimmage.

Will Eastern Washington University begin to hang its hat on the defense rack in 2017?

Probably not, but for the second time in a week in preseason camp scrimmages it has been the "D," that has been making a lot noise. Having held the vaunted Eagle offense out of the end zone on Aug. 19, the likelihood of that happening again was not a high probability.

Eastern's offense did have its way for a while that is - scoring twice early - in the final tune up for the Eagles' season opening game Saturday in Lubbock against Texas Tech. in a Friday afternoon, Aug. 25 67-play scrimmage at Roos Field.


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