Announcent of the Formation of the "100 for 100" All-Time Football Team
(June 9, 2008)

Here were the indidvidual news releases for the Eastern Football "100 for 100" squad, which included short feature stories and comments from some of the players named to the team.

June 11 - Offensive Linemen - 26 players
June 12 - Linebackers - 11 players
June 13 - Wide Receivers/Tight Ends - 13 players
June 14 - Defensive Linemen - 11 players
June 15 - All-Purpose/Specialists - 6 players
June 16 - Running Backs - 12 players
June 17 - Defensive Backs - 13 players
June 18 - Quarterbacks - 8 players


Top Players by Position Announced

Position-by-position winners of the "100 for 100" Fan Voting contest were announced at halftime of the EWU vs. Idaho State football game on Sept. 27, 2008. Nearly 700 ballots were cast with a total of more than 5,000 votes received. All 100 members of the "100 for 100" team received votes. Two awards were given to defensive backs because of a difference of just eight votes. And three additional awards were given to a kicker/punter, center and tight end based on votes received because they were included in other positions.

KURT SCHULZ
Yakima, Wash. (Eisenhower HS '87)
Top Defensive Back

ISAIAH TRUFANT
Tacoma, Wash. (Wilson HS '01)
Top Defensive Back

CHRIS SCOTT
Wenatchee, Wash. (Wenatchee HS '93)
Top Defensive Lineman

JOEY CWIK
Spokane, Wash. (Mead HS '02)
Top Linebacker

MICHAEL ROOS
Vancouver, Wash. (Mountain View HS '00)
Top Offensive Lineman

ERIK MEYER
La Mirada, Calif. (La Mirada HS '01)
Top Quarterback

JESSE CHATMAN
Seattle, Wash. (Franklin HS '98)
Top Running Back

JEFF OGDEN
Snohomish, Wash. (Snohomish HS '93)
Top Wide Receiver

ERIC KIMBLE
Tacoma, Wash. (Franklin Pierce HS '01)
Top All-Purpose/Specialist

Additional Position Awards Based on Votes Received . . .

ERIC STEIN
Yakima, Wash. (West Valley HS '84)
Top Kicker/Punter

ERIC RILEY
North Bend, Wash. (Mount Si HS '83)
Top Tight End

GREG GAVIN
Tonasket, Wash. (Tonasket HS '66)
Top Center


How the "100 for 100" Team Was Selected

  Inclusion on the Team were Given to the Following (must have completed their eligibility at Eastern):
* First, Second or Third Team NCAA Football Championship Division (formerly I-AA) All-Americans from the years 1984-present (41 players)
* First or Second Team NCAA Division II All-Americans from the years 1980-82 (1 player)
* First or Second Team NAIA All-Americans from the years 1954-79 (9 players)
* Little All-West Coast Selections from the 1950's and 60's (3 players)
* Additional Members of the Dick Zornes All-Time Team from the years 1963-67, 1971, 1979-98 (24 players)
* Members of the Red Reese All-Time Team from the years 1930-41, 1946 (10 players)
* At-Large Members voted onto the team by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee (12 players)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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