The two teams have exchanged punts and EIU last went for it did not back at the ISU 37 yard line. We are currently just 2-0 EIU with 3:57 left in the 1st qtr.
EIU took the opening kickoff to the ISU 34 but the drive stalled. The Panthers punted and downed the ball at the ISU 2.
On ISU's first play. A bobbled snap went out of the end zone for a safety. EIU 2 ISU 0 at the 12:01 mark of the 1st qtr.
EIU's next possession resulted in a punt. ISU's drove ot the EIU 38 but had to punt.
The Eagles finish 8-0 on the red turf--must be the good luck charm for the Eagles.
Final Eastern Washington 41 Villanova 31. The Eagles go to the FCS national championship game for the first time ever.
One kneel down and this one is over.
Whitney sacked and then picked off by Matt Johnson. That wraps it up for sure with just :13 left.
Babbaro returns it to their own 36 on the KO.
Eastern Washington 41 Villanova 31.
Mitchell hits Herd with a great pass for a touchdown. EWU back up by 10 with 1:04 left in the game. It looks like the Eagles are going to Frisco.
Another interesting call after Jarrett missed a FG previously. EWU will go for it.
It will be 3rd & 5 at the 24. Brown gets a yard on the play. 4th & 4 and EWU will call TO after the play clock runs down at the 1:11 mark.
Brown goes out of bounds on the 2nd down play. Freshman mistake on this play as VU has no more TO's.
EWU runs it with Brown and loses three. VU calls their last TO. It will be 2nd & 13 at the 31 with 2:29 left in the game.
They keep the play as called as I thought. It is 1st & 10 at the 28. We are at 2:40 and counting on the game clock.
Looking at the replay, his forward progress appears to be right at the marker. It will be tough to overturn the call in my opinion.
They are going for it and Hart with a catch right at the marker. Good spot gains EWU the 1st down. They will review the play to see if video will show the spot.
Mitchell goes long on the 3rd down play. This will be an interesting 4th down play at the VU 33.
Brown for a 1 yard loss on 1st down but Kaufman gets 7 on the 2nd down play to set up a 3rd & 4. TO Villanova with 3:25 left.
Beaumonte losses two on 2nd down. 3rd & 6 for EWU and Kaufman catches the Mitchell pass for a 1st down now at the VU 39.
Brown for another six on the next play. 2nd & 4