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Colonels travel to Tennessee Martin for Ohio Valley Conference season opener

Eastern Kentucky will try to open its season with four straight wins for the first time since 1992 (EKU Athletics Photo)   Eastern Kentucky will open the Ohio Valley Conference portion of its schedule Saturday when the Colonels take the road to meet Tennessee Martin in a 1 p.m. kick-off.   The Colonels are ranked in the top 25 in two national polls and bring a 3-0 record into the contests...

EKU Colonels' 19-member recruiting class strengthens defensive and offensive lines

EKU head football coach Dean Hood added 19 signees to his roster for the 2014-15 season. Eastern Kentucky University head football coach Dean Hood signed 19 student-athletes to the Colonels team on Feb. 5. The focus of the 2014 class was along the trenches as nine of the 19 signees are either linemen or tight ends.   The class includes five offensive linemen, four defensive backs, two defensive...