Quay Holmes scored three touchdowns, Artevius Smith had two interceptions and ETSU beat Mercer 21-18 on Saturday.
Game 10 for Randy Sanders’ Bucs comes Saturday when ETSU visits Mercer. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.
Senior quarterback Austin Herink has engineered eighth fourth-quarter or overtime comebacks during his East Tennessee State career.
Austin Herink engineered two late scoring drives and ETSU rallied from a 15-point deficit with a little over five minutes left in regulation to edge Western Carolina 45-43 in a three-overtime thriller Saturday evening at Greene Stadium.
No. 25 East Tennessee State hosts Western Carolina on Saturday in the newly dubbed “Blue Ridge Border Battle,” which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. at Greene Stadium.
Western Carolina is heading to Greene Stadium for a Southern Conference game Saturday and the Catamounts will be bringing Tyree Adams, one of the most productive players in school history.
No. 21 East Tennessee State gets a chance to prove it’s for real when it puts its perfect Southern Conference record on the line against No. 12 Wofford on Saturday.
Wofford looked like the class of the league until losing 34-14 to Furman last weekend. While that defeat slowed the Terriers’ momentum, they’re still ranked 12th in the country.
Four field goals by JJ Jerman plus two interceptions by Tyree Robinson added up to the sixth win of the season for ETSU, a 26-23 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
The view from the top is nice, but East Tennessee State will have to fight hard over the next few weeks to remain on its lofty perch in the Southern Conference football standings.
ETSU held Gardner-Webb in check all day in a 45-0 homecoming rout Saturday at Greene Stadium for its first shutout since the school brought football back four years ago.
Steve Forbes has begun to weave his magic as the East Tennessee State men’s basketball team prepares for the coming season.
ETSU has won three games in a row and, at 3-0 in the Southern Conference, is alone in first place, half a game ahead of Wofford.
A quarterback change and a solid defensive performance were just what the East Tennessee State football team needed to remain in first place in the Southern Conference.
Those inside the East Tennessee State athletic department are calling it the biggest game since the football program’s return in 2015.