Talkington earns first Big Sky Offensive Player Award


Last updated 9/8/2022 at 10:47am

Bridget Mayfield, EWU Athletics

Gunner Talkington earns some of his team-leading 60 yards rushing against Tennessee State last Saturday at Roos Field.

Eastern Washington quarterback Gunner Talkington has been named the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Eagles to a 36-29 non-conference football win over Tennessee State Sept. 3 at Roos Field.

A sixth-year senior, Talkington, made his second career start and threw for 348 yards and led the team with 60 rushing yards. Talkington completed 29 of his 46 pass attempts, was sacked only once and did not throw an interception.

With the game tied 29-2 9 with just under seven minutes to go, Talkington orchestrated an 11-play, 75-yard drive that took 3:53 off the clock...

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