“It was great to do it in this fashion, to be able to run the ball, record-breaking, but we got a conference win. This was our last chance to get it. We got a win for these seniors. Now they got a good memory to think about.”
“Our team plays hard. The effort is there, the intensity is there, but sometimes it’s our attention to detail, doing it every single play.”
Watch an East Tennessee State football game these days and you’d swear you’ve seen it all before.
East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders is channeling his inner Journey while trying to keep his team motivated.
After East Tennessee State’s 24-17 loss to Samford on Saturday, Sanders didn’t have to wait to watch the film to form an opinion of his football team’s effort.
The story remained the same for the East Tennessee State football team. The Bucs have figured out how to do just enough to lose.
ETSU’s fifth chance at its first Southern Conference victory of the season comes Saturday when the Bucs visit Samford.
Randy Sanders says he’s usually not a big fan of the bye week, but East Tennessee State’s football coach admits this one might have come at the right time.
As the season neared the midway point, ETSU was still searching for its identity. It’s starting to come to light, and after Saturday’s loss to Wofford, it’s something coach Randy Sanders hopes to change.
Joe Newman ran for four touchdowns in the first half, staking Wofford to a big lead, and the Terriers held on for a 35-17 victory over ETSU on Saturday at Greene Stadium.
After a second close SoCon loss in as many games — a 17-10 defeat by Furman — ETSU is in danger of falling too far behind to defend the share of the league championship the Bucs won last year.
Furman scored the go-ahead touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter and edged ETSU 17-10 on Saturday at Paladin Stadium.
Furman has some unfinished business Saturday when East Tennessee State pays a visit to campus for a Southern Conference football game.
The East Tennessee State football team got by without two of its defensive stalwarts for one week. Coach Randy Sanders hopes he doesn’t have to do it again.
It was easy for East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders to see where his Bucs came up short in Saturday night’s 31-24 loss to VMI.