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Eastern football mourns Orozco

November 16, 2020

The Eastern football community joined many others in mourning Monday for Eastern Director of Football Performance Joe Orozco, who died over the weekend at the age of 30. "Coach Orozco was such a vibrant...

Football team finishes fall practices

October 25, 2020

The Eastern football team finished its slate of 15 full practices for the fall. The practices were part of a spring ball model that had been transferred to the fall since the Panthers were not playing...

Panthers hold another fall scrimmage

October 19, 2020

The Eastern football team participated in another scrimmage Saturday as part of their fall practices in a traditional spring model. Head coach Adam Cushing said that the team still has plenty of improvements...

Cushing discusses scrimmage, schedule

October 11, 2020

Saturday was the 11th practice of a 15-practice fall ball model for the Eastern football team. The Panthers played a scrimmage Saturday as their preparations continue for the season, which the OVC announced...

OVC releases football schedule for Spring 2021

October 7, 2020

After canceling the football season this fall, the OVC has announced that the season will now begin on Sunday, Feb. 21. Eight OVC teams will take part in this spring season, each playing seven conference...

Column: Why are college football games happening?

October 5, 2020

The Eastern football team is not playing any games this season, but the same cannot be said for many teams across the country, including three in Eastern's conference. Three OVC teams (Austin Peay, Jacksonville...

Panthers progressing through practice

October 4, 2020

The Eastern football team continued its slate of spring-style practices for the fall semester last week as they work on preparation for the eventual start of the season. Before the season can take place,...

Grugier-Hill has big game for Miami

September 29, 2020

Former Eastern linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill had one of the best games of his NFL career last Thursday when his Miami Dolphins played the Jacksonville Jaguars. Hill recorded 8 total tackles, the second-highest...

Panthers practice in pads for 1st time

September 24, 2020

The Eastern football team put on full pads for the first time in approximately 10 months in a Thursday morning practice. The practice was one of 15 pads practices the team is able to hold after the NCAA...

Cushing provides update on football practices

September 20, 2020

It has been a busy few days for college football, between another slate of games on Saturday and the news that the Big Ten would begin an eight-game season on Oct. 24. There was also news for the teams...

Column: Some of Eastern’s lesser-known NFL players

September 10, 2020

For the most part, people on campus are aware of some of former Eastern football players who have had successful NFL careers. But for every Tony Romo, Jimmy Garoppolo and Sean Payton, there is another...

Johnson has high expectations for senior year

September 3, 2020

The Eastern football team is back in action this week, having resumed practices Aug 31. Games are not in the near future for the Panthers, even though their conference foe Austin Peay strapped it up against...

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