Quick notes about Eastern Kentucky


-EKU enters the game 1-0 after defeating Robert Morris last week 38-6.

-In the FCS Coaches’ Poll, EKU is ranked 21st.

-Dean Hood is in his 6th season as Head Coach; his record is 35-23.

-EKU was picked 2nd in the preseason OVC poll behind Eastern Illinois, who won the league last year.

-The Colonels lost 11 starters from last year’s team, including their quarterback.

-EKU has 5 players on their roster from Louisville, KY:

#13 DB Kiante Northington (Butler)

#30 DB Blake Atzinger (PRP)

#67 C Austin Jaggers (Holy Cross)

#87 TE Caleb Hodgson (Christian Academy)

#96 DL David Carter (Fairdale)

-EKU is 4-18 against FBS programs since joining the FCS in 1978.

-University Quick Facts:

Founded: 1906

Location: Richmond, Ky.

Enrollment: 15,968

Colors: Maroon & White

Affiliation: NCAA Division I FCS

Stadium: Roy Kidd Stadium (20,000)

Field: Hanger Field (synthetic turf)

President: Dr. Michael Benson

Director of Athletics: Mark Sandy

-2013 Schedule

Aug. 29   Robert Morris   38- 6   W
Sept. 7   at Louisville   12 p.m.
Sept. 14   #24 Coastal Carolina   6 p.m.
Sept. 21   at Morehead State   7 p.m.
Sept. 28   at #14 Eastern Illinois*   2:30 p.m.
Oct. 5   Austin Peay*   6 p.m.
Oct. 12   OPEN
Oct. 19   Tennessee Tech*   3 p.m.
Oct. 26   at Southeast Missouri*   2 p.m.
Nov. 2   Tennessee State*   1 p.m.
Nov. 9   at Jacksonville State*   4 p.m.
Nov. 16   UT Martin*   1 p.m.
Nov. 23   at Murray State*   1 p.m.
Note:   All times Eastern; asterisk (*) denotes OVC game

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