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- Sam Houston St.'s Briscoe named FCS' top player
- Former Missouri QB Mauk signs with E. Kentucky
- LB Spence sends past 20 drug tests to teams
- Eastern Kentucky unexpectedly fires coach Hood
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Kentucky trails Eastern Kentucky 13-10 at halftime, but they remain fairly strong favorites to win today. Why? Because Eastern Kentucky is 24.7 points worse than the average FBS team, per FPI. And the Wildcats are home, too.
Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision after throwing for 4,602 yards and an NCAA-leading 57 touchd
Unusual formation leads to two points
Eastern Kentucky ran the swinging gate to perfection to get in the end zone for a 2-point conversion against Purdue. But the Boilermakers still lead 21-8 on ESPNews.
Trick play turned into Purdue pick six
Eastern Kentucky RB James Smith Jr. attempted to throw back to his quarterback, but Purdue's Gelen Robinson picked him off and took it 78 yards to the house. Purdue leads Eastern Kentucky 21-0 on ESPNews.
EKU passing game will challenge Purdue
Former Missouri QB Maty Mauk has played in two SEC title games. Now, he might not even start at Eastern Kentucky. The Boilermakers should be prepared to face either Mauk or three-year veteran Bennie Coney on Saturday. Upset watch (Insider)
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Spence will make case for starting job
Rookie Noah Spence blew past veteran right tackle Gosder Cherilus in the first practice in training camp while lining up with the second-team defense. Spence affords the Bucs some flexibility with their fronts, writes Jenna Laine. Camp predictions
Maty Mauk, who went 17-5 as the starting quarterback for Missouri before being dismissed in January, has signed to play this season for Eastern Kentucky.
Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Noah Spence didn't produce a great 40 time at the combine, but his game tape and Senior Bowl workouts tell the story. He can get off the ball. Multiple counter moves too. Solid edge rusher for the Bucs.
McShay scouting report: Noah Spence
Get to know the newest Buccaneer, No. 39 overall pick Noah Spence. Todd McShay breaks down the former Eastern Kentucky pass rusher.
Pass rusher remains on Bucs' wish list
Tampa Bay got the cornerback it needed, taking Vernon Hargreaves III in the first round. Now the Bucs need someone who can get to the quarterback, like Eastern Kentucky OLB Noah Spence. John Clayton
Round 2: Spence best fit for Titans at 45
Our Insiders take a look at how tonight's Round 2 should play out if every team was drafting purely for best fit. They think Tennessee should draft OLB Noah Spence, who would have a chance to thrive within Dick LeBeau's exotic blitz packages. Round 2 best fits mock draft (Insider)
Noah Spence, who played at Eastern Kentucky, is attempting to prove to NFL teams that he has turned his life around since his past troubles.
After losing his starting job two games into last season, quarterback Chad Voytik will transfer from Pittsburgh to Eastern Kentucky.
Nobody knows how Noah Spence will do
He wowed scouts at the Senior Bowl who were looking for something to impress them given the fact that Spence has been dominating FCS talent for the last year. There are questions, however, about if the former Buckeye can stay out of trouble in the NFL. NFL draft boom-or-bust