Wednesday marks the first day of practice for EIU Football. Eastern Illinois is coming off a 7-5 season which included a playoff berth for the 16th time in school history.
EIU was picked to finish third in the OVC conference by both the coaches and the media. EIU is returning 9 offensive starters, 4 defensive starters, and 3 special teams starters.
EIU begins their season hosting Western Illinois on September 1st at 6 PM. Tickets for all EIU football games are available online.