Eastern Kentucky University’s football team hits the road when they travel to Tennessee Tech University for the regular season finale on Saturday.

Kickoff at Tucker Stadium is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. ET.

The game will air live on ESPN+.  The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.

INSIDE THE SERIES

–  EKU leads the all-time series 54-20. 

–  Last year, EKU won 24-21 in Richmond.   

–  The Colonels are 24-11 against the Golden Eagles in Cookeville.

THE COLONELS

–  The Colonels defeated Robert Morris 40-39 in overtime on Nov. 10.

–  With the win over Robert Morris, EKU secured its first winning season since 2015. 

–  EKU had three players with double-digit tackles against Robert Morris, including a career-best 13 by Steven Crowder.

–  Eastern picked off its 17th pass of the season on Saturday, good enough for third in the country.

–  The Colonels rank third in the conference in rushing offense with 217.4 yards per game.

– EKU has played four games this season decided by seven points or less and won three of those contest.   

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT

–  Tennessee Tech lost at Tennessee-Martin, 38-13, on Nov. 10.

–  Tech averages 197.3 yards per game in the air.

–  TTU allows 254 yards per game on the ground.

–  Freshman quarterback Bailey Fisher has 11 touchdown passes on the year for Tennessee Tech.  He was 7-for-14 for 48 yards with an interception and no touchdowns against UT Martin.

–  Deontay Wilson leads the way for the Golden Eagles with 96 total tackles on the year.

— www.EKUSports.com —

Kevin Britton

Assistant Athletics Director for Communications & Branding

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