EKU FOOTBALL | Mark Elder refocusing on looming conference schedule

09/19/2016 03:58 PM

The Eastern Kentucky football team is off to a tough start in their first three games of the season, but Mark Elder expected as much. Since the start of the season, Elder has made it very clear that the first three games of the season, two of which were against FBS opponents, would test the team early. The hope being a trial by fire approach readies his mostly new team for the rigors of conference play.

EKU is coming off a loss to Ball State. Coach Elder joined the show today, and among other things, we asked him about the early troubles that put Eastern in a 27 point hole by halftime, and how practices are changing now that his team is in a bye-week.

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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