The Daily Eastern News

Eastern loses home opener 38-21

Eastern loses home opener 38-21

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014

The Eastern football team took a 21-14 lead into halftime, but Southern Illinois Carbondale rebounded in the last two quarters, outscoring the Panthers 24-0 to win 38-21 Saturday night at O'Brien Field. Senior running back Malcolm Agnew rushed for three touchdowns, and junior quarterback Mark...

Eastern leads 21-14 at halftime

Eastern leads 21-14 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014

Andrew Manley came in with less than two minutes left in the half and led Eastern to a go-ahead touchdown drive, running in for a seven-yard touchdown that gave the Panthers a 21-14 lead over Southern Illinois-Carbondale at halftime. The red-shirt senior quarterback was 4-of-8 in the last drive for...

Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

August 28, 2014

Minnesota red-shirt sophomore Mitch Leidner rushed for a two-yard touchdown and threw a 35-yard touchdown pass, leading the Golden Gophers to a 14-0 halftime lead over Eastern Thursday night. Minnesota took advantage of a mishandled snap by junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow, as he lost the ball inside...

Manley should be man against Minnesota in upcoming game

Anthony Catezone, Managing Editor

August 27, 2014

Andrew Manley has been there before. He has faced Minnesota in TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., and he won. In 2011, the current Eastern quarterback was the starting quarterback for New Mexico State, where he led the Aggies to their first ever win over a Big Ten conference opponent with a 288-yard,...

Whitlow should start at quarterback position

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

August 27, 2014

As a sophomore Andrew Manley entered TCF Bank Stadium with only career five starts under his belt. The quarterback left his sixth start with a win over Minnesota of the Big Ten Conference, a big deal for Manley’s New Mexico State Aggies that reside in the WAC. Manley’s only mistakes on that...

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