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2018 Schedule
3-8, 6th in OVC

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Eastern Illinois is hiring Northwestern offensive line coach Adam Cushing as its new head coach, sources tell ESPN. Football Scoop first reported the hire. A formal announcement is expected Monday. Cushing spent the past 14 seasons on Northwestern's staff.

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Eastern Kentucky comeback tops Eastern Illinois, 31-23

LJ Scott ran 48 yards for a touchdown to tie the game in the third quarter and Jaelin Carter scored twice in the fourth to lift Eastern Kentucky to a 31-23 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.

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Former Eastern Illinois coach Spoo dies

Bob Spoo, the winningest coach in Eastern Illinois history, died at age 80 early Monday in Rockford, Illinois, the university athletic department announced.

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Eastern Illinois flies past Tennessee Tech, 52-38

Harry Woodbery threw for 339 yards and five touchdowns and Eastern Illinois beat Tennessee Tech, 52-38 Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game that saw the teams combine to score 42 points in the fourth quarter.

Illinois State WR gets behind defense for 97-yard TD (0:38)
Illinois State WR hauls in 42-yard TD (0:54)
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Eastern Illinois holds off Tennessee Tech 24-23

Bud Martin connected with Alexander Hollins for three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter, and Eastern Illinois held off winless Tennessee Tech for a 24-23 victory Saturday night.

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Week 2's best special teams

Rashaad Penny's 99-yard kickoff return TD highlights San Diego State's great day on special teams. While Virginia Tech used a punt return TD and two field goals to get by Delaware.

Santacaterina to Christian Blake for score (0:29)