Posts Tagged ‘Vernon Adams’

Adams to visit Oregon

Posted: January 28, 2015 in EWU Eagles
Tags: , , , ,

Patchin, Lukens and Osso, today with Vince Grippi, talked to Jen Beyrle of the Oregonian about EWU Eagles QB Vernon Adams taking a visit to the University of Oregon after the Ducks offered him a scholarship.

After leading 35-17 and then 49-31, the Eastern Eagles held on to defeat the Idaho State Bengals, 56-53. Vernon Adams, Jr. became the all-time leader in Big Sky Conference history for career touchdown passes (99) when he found Cooper Kupp for the third time in the game. Big Play VA finished his day with 354 yards passing and 4 TDs while he also rushed for 79 yards and 2 TDs. Kupp had 8 catches for 132 yards and 3 TDs. Cooper has 31 TD catches in 20 career games. The Eagles improve to 5-1 overall, 2-0 in Big Sky play.

ewu idaho state

The Eastern Washington Eagles will play in the FCS Semifinals for the 2nd straight year after Saturday’s 35-24 victory over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The game was tied at 21 at halftime, but EWU used another dominant second half performance to hold JSU to only 3 points. Vernon Adams and Cooper Kupp continued their record-breaking and setting. Quincy Forte eclipsed the 1,000 yard mark for the season. Ashton Clark had a career high 181 yards receiving. The Eagles will host the Towson Tigers next week for a chance to play for the National Title.

Kupp TD cocks

The Eastern Washington Eagles finished off the regular season with a thrilling 42-41 victory over the Portland State Vikings. The Eagles end the year at 10-2, 8-0 in Big Sky play. It is the first time in school history that the team went undefeated in the Big Sky. It is the Eagles’ first outright league title since 1997. QB Vernon Adams threw for 457 yards and 5 touchdowns to set the Big Sky Conference record for TD passes in a season. He now has 46 TDs. Big Play VA also set the EWU records for passing yards in a season (4,059 yards) and total offense (4,550). WR Cooper Kupp set the FCS record for most consecutive game with a touchdown reception at 12.

Eagles beat port state

Cooper Kupp with Keith Osso

Cooper Kupp with Keith Osso

Redshirt Freshman wide receiver Cooper Kupp set a pair of FCS records on Saturday as the EWU Eagles rolled past the Cal Poly Mustangs, 35-22. Kupp’s 2nd quarter TD catch gave him 11 consecutive games with a touchdown reception, tying the FCS record. On the season, Cooper has 1,231 receiving yards, a new FCS record for freshman. The Eagles are now 7-0 in Big Sky an assured themselves at least a share of the Big Sky Conference title.

kupp cal poly

The Eastern Washington University Eagles got the 500th win in school history with a 54-29 win over the Montana State Bobcats. Quarterback Vernon Adams broke Bo Levi Mitchell’s school record for single season passing touchdowns. Mitchell had 37 in 2010. Adams now has 39, which also puts Big Play VA 2nd in Big Sky history, trailing only Brian Ah Yat of Montana who threw 42 TDs in 1996. Adams was 16-18, had 300 yards and 4 touchdowns. WR Shaq Hill had 172 yards and 3 TDs. WR Cooper Kupp extended his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 9. RB Quincy Forte rushed for 123 yards and 2 TDs. The Eagles scored touchdowns on their first 8 offensive possessions. They offense faced only two 4th downs and scored on both plays. Eastern improves to 6-0 in Big Sky play for the first time in school history.

withnell td

The Eastern Washington Eagles rolled up a school record 743 yards of offense in their 55-34 win over the Idaho State Bengals. Vernon Adams passed for 432 yards and 5 touchdowns. Cooper Kupp had yet another incredible performance with 8 catches for 205 yards and 2 TDs. Quincy Forte added 119 yards rushing and three scores. The Eagles will host the Montana State Bobcats, both teams are 7-2 overall, 5-0 in Big Sky play, Saturday Nov. 9th at Roos Field.

holt arena

Patchin, Lukens and Osso talked to EWU QB Vernon Adams two days after Adams lead the Eagles to a 42-37 win at Montana.

Adams and crowd

The Montana Grizzlies have now played 200 games at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. Their record is 175-25. The Eastern Eagles are responsible for 5 of those Grizzly loses, the most by any opponent. The latest was a 42-37 victory for the EWU Eagles lead by QB Vernon Adams and his career high 457 passing yards. Adams tied the Eastern record he shares with his 6 touchdown passes on the day. WR Cooper Kupp set another career high in receiving yards with 182 on 11 catches and 2 TDs. Beau Baldwin got his 50th win as a head coach. The Eagles remain tied for the Big Sky Conference lead at 4-0 with Montana St. Their overall record is 6-2.

Cooper Kupp TD Montana

The Eastern Eagles improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-0 in Big Sky play with a 34-10 victory over the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. The sold-out crowd of 10,135 saw Eagle QB throw for 298 yards and 3 touchdowns. Freshman WR Cooper Kupp had 11 catches for 168 yards and a score. Freshman DL Samson Ebukam put the Eagles on the board first with his first career interception.

Eagles vs SUU