Here is why EKU's Dean Hood thinks Thursday is the best day to start the college football season

09/02/2015 11:30 AM

Thursday night Eastern Kentucky starts the college football season by hosting Valparaiso. The 7pm ET kickoff features a Colonels team, 9-4 last year, that is heavily favored to defeat a Crusaders squad that won just four times last season.

EKU is ranked in several FCS top 25 polls. To make things more appetizing for the Colonels, if they win Thursday night, they will have a huge advantage in game two. That’s because EKU will have a couple extra days to rest and prepare.

Here is the full interview we had with Head Coach Dean Hood.


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