The Daily Eastern News

Special teams a sneaky component in Eastern win

Special teams a sneaky component in Eastern win

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

Football’s most famous and regurgitated saying, “defense wins championships and offense takes the glory,” is such because in almost every circumstance it rings true. However, what this commonly used turn of phrase fails to mention is football’s third unit, special teams. Like the backup singe...

Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

Before starting his football career, sophomore kicker Nick Bruno did what many kickers do, play soccer. Although soccer was his first sport, Bruno liked being on the football field more. ‘’I played soccer, and then a teacher I had, who also coached football asked if I had ever kicked a football,...

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