The Daily Eastern News

Offense erupts during home opener

Senior quarterback Jalen Whitlow threw one touchdown and was 16-28 and 165 yards during Eastern's 34-31 home opening loss against Illinois State Friday at O'Brien Field.

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

After losing the first two games of the season, the Eastern football team realized that improvement needed to be made, particularly on offense. The Panthers had been kept out of the end zone by Western Illinois and Northwestern for the first time in six years. All that changed during Saturday’s...

Panthers host Redbirds in 104th Mid-America Classic

Northwestern's Mike McHugh and red-shirt senior defensive back Antoine Johnson leap for the ball during Eastern's 41-0 loss to Northwestern on Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill.

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015

The time for excuses has passed for the Eastern football team, as the Panthers host Illinois State for the annual Mid-America Classic at 7 p.m. on Saturday at O’Brien Field. After starting the season with two-straight losses followed by a matchup with last year’s national runner-up this weekend,...

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