The dream season just got better for two members of the East Tennessee State football team.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Quay Holmes carried the load for much of the season for East Tennessee State, so it was only natural that his teammates came to his defense in his darkest hour.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — The dream season is over for the East Tennessee State football team, but the Bucs put up quite a fight on the way down.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — If it hasn’t sunk in that East Tennessee State is in the FCS playoffs, it should sometime early Saturday evening.
It’s a special bond, the one between a quarterback and his center. Simply based on where they start many plays, it’s a relationship unlike any other in sports.
He began his first season with his team picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Southern Conference. Instead, it finished tied for first, and now he’s winning awards.
The good news keeps coming for the East Tennessee State football team.
Hours after the Bucs learned they would be in the FCS playoffs for the first time since 1996, they were happy their magical season was still going, saying they still have some unfinished business.
East Tennessee State is going to the playoffs.
With their destiny at their own fingertips, the East Tennessee State Bucs let it slip away.
East Tennessee State University football coach Randy Sanders will be watching television on Sunday just like everyone else to find out if his team had been selected for the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Austin Herink can run. How fast is up for debate.
Everything is on the line Saturday for the East Tennessee State football team.
Austin Herink has been the frontman for the East Tennessee State football team’s resurgence, but his storybook senior season almost didn’t happen.