2013 Eastern Washington Eagles football team

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2013 Eastern Washington Eagles football
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Big Sky Conference Champions
FCS Semifinals, L 31–35 v. Towson
Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #3
FCS Coaches #3
2013 record 12–3 (8–0 Big Sky)
Head coach Beau Baldwin (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Aaron Best (12th year)
Defensive coordinator John Graham (5th year)
Home stadium Roos Field
(Capacity: 8,600)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Eastern Washington ^   8 0         12 3  
#15 Northern Arizona ^   7 1         9 3  
#8 Montana ^   6 2         10 3  
#21 Southern Utah ^   5 3         8 5  
#20 Montana State   5 3         7 5  
Cal Poly   5 3         6 6  
UC Davis   5 3         5 7  
Sacramento State   4 4         5 7  
Portland State   3 5         6 6  
North Dakota   2 6         3 8  
Idaho State   1 7         3 9  
Weber State   1 7         2 10  
Northern Colorado   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 Eastern Washington Eagles football team represented Eastern Washington University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The team was coached by Beau Baldwin, who was in his sixth season with Eastern Washington. The Eagles played their home games at Roos Field in Cheney, Washington and were a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished with a record of 11–3, 8–0 in Big Sky play to win the capture the Big Sky Regular season title. They qualify for the FCS playoffs which they defeated South Dakota State in the second round, Jacksonville State in the quarterfinals before losing to Towson in the semifinals.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 3:00 PM at #25 (FBSOregon State* #4 Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR P12N W 49–46   41,649
September 7 4:05 PM Western Oregon* #2 Roos FieldCheney, WA W 43–14   6,349
September 14 4:00 PM at Toledo* #2 Glass BowlToledo, OH ESPN3 L 21–33   20,459
September 28 12:00 PM at #4 Sam Houston State* #2 Bowers StadiumHuntsville, TX CSNNW L 34–49   8,621
October 5 4:05 PM Weber State #6 Roos Field • Cheney, WA SWX W 41–19   9,734
October 12 12:30 PM at North Dakota #6 Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND MSN W 35–14   7,951
October 19 5:05 PM Southern Utahdagger #4 Roos Field • Cheney, WA SWX W 34–10   10,135
October 26 12:35 PM at #10 Montana #3 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT (EWU–UM Governors Cup) RTNW W 42–37   26,082
November 2 2:00 PM at Idaho State #3 Holt ArenaPocatello, ID W 55–34   4,984
November 9 12:05 PM #4 Montana State* #3 Roos Field • Cheney, WA RTNW W 54–29   10,223
November 16 12:30 PM at Cal Poly #3 Alex G. Spanos StadiumSan Luis Obispo, CA RTNW W 35–22   6,847
November 23 2:30 PM Portland State #3 Roos Field • Cheney, WA (The Dam Cup) RTNW W 42–41   9,522
December 7 1:00 PM #13 South Dakota State* #3 Roos Field • Cheney, WA (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 W 41–17   6,127
December 14 1:00 PM #20 Jacksonville State* #3 Roos Field • Cheney, WA (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals) ESPN3 W 35–24   4,277
December 21 11:00 AM #5 Towson* #3 Roos Field • Cheney, WA (FCS Playoffs Semifinals) ESPNU L 31–35   6,209
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

Game notes[edit]

@ Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Eagles 6 23 7 13 49
#25 (FBS) Beavers 7 10 15 14 46
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2006 OSU, 56–17

The Eagles upset of AP #25 Oregon State is only the fourth time ever that a ranked FBS team has been beaten by an FCS program.


Western Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolves 0 0 0 14 14
#2 Eagles 29 0 7 7 43
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–9–1 2009 EWU, 35–14


@ Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Eagles 14 0 0 7 21
Rockets 13 3 7 10 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


@ Sam Houston State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Eagles 13 7 7 7 34
#4 Bearkats 7 21 14 7 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2012 SHSU, 45–42

Last seasons meeting was in the FCS Playoffs.

Weber State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 6 6 0 7 19
#6 Eagles 13 14 14 0 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–24 2012 EWU, 32–26


@ North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Eagles 0 14 14 7 35
North Dakota 3 3 8 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2012 EWU, 55–17


Southern Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thunderbirds 0 3 0 7 10
#4 Eagles 14 0 13 7 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 2012 SUU, 30–27


@ Montana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Eagles 7 21 14 0 42
#10 Grizzlies 3 14 0 20 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–26–1 2012 EWU, 32–26


@ Idaho State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Eagles 10 21 17 7 55
Bengals 10 14 3 7 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
24–9 2011 EWU, 45–14

Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Bobcats 7 14 0 8 29
#3 Eagles 13 13 14 14 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–10 2012 EWU, 27–24


@ Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Eagles 0 14 21 0 35
Mustangs 3 0 0 19 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 2012 EWU, 34–17


Portland State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 7 14 0 20 41
#3 Eagles 7 0 14 21 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–19–1 2012 EWU, 41–34


Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final 
Sports Network 4 2 2 2 2 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 
Coaches 3 2 2 4 3 8 8 6 4 4 4 3 3 3 3


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