EKU FOOTBALL | "Every single day, we've taken a step forward"

08/09/2016 06:00 PM

The Eastern Kentucky Football team have their eyes set on an Ohio Valley Conference Title and beyond under head coach Mark Elder. In his first season at the helm, Elder has managed to mesh the returning players from last year’s team with valuable transfers and freshmen to create a uptempo and competitive environment in Richmond.

He called his first practice of preseason camp one of the best he has seen as a college coach, and we wanted to hear how they have been since then. He said the team continues to take steps forward, and likes the competition from players trying to earn starting spots on the roster. Coach Elder joined cn|2 Sports via skype today to talk about his program, and we started by asking him about punter Keith Wrzuszczak who was recently named a preseason All-American.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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