It's not the most high-profile of opponents, but the Oregon football team added a game against Eastern Washington to its 2015 schedule this past week.
The Ducks and Eagles will square off at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, on September 5, 2015, after the two schools reached an agreement and announced the game this past Friday.
The Ducks become the latest Pac-12 Conference foe on the Eagles' schedule over the next four seasons, with Eastern Washington set to play Washington State this coming season, Oregon State in 2013 and Washington in 2014.
Ducks fans will, no doubt, see the 2015 game as a mere tuneup before Oregon heads to East Lansing the following week to face Michigan State. The Ducks and Spartans also play in 2014, at Autzen Stadium.
The addition of the Eastern Washington game makes it two nonconference foes squared away for each season from 2013 to 2015, starting with Nevada and Tennessee in 2013. Oregon has commitments with Wyoming and the Spartans in 2014, and then Michigan State again in 2015 along with the Eagles.
Here's a look at the games that are currently scheduled for each of those three seasons, keeping in mind that details are subject to change and more games will be added as agreements are made between schools:
2013 Oregon Ducks Football Schedule
- Saturday, September 7, 2013: Oregon Ducks vs. Nevada Wolf Pack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nev.
- Saturday, September 14, 2013: Oregon Ducks vs. Tennessee Volunteers at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
2014 Oregon Ducks Football Schedule
- Saturday, September 6, 2014: Oregon Ducks vs. Wyoming Cowboys at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
- Saturday, September 13, 2014: Oregon Ducks vs. Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
2015 Oregon Ducks Football Schedule
- Saturday, September 5, 2015: Oregon Ducks vs. Eastern Washington Eagles at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
- Saturday, September 12, 2015: Oregon Ducks vs. Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich.
Adam Sparks has been following Oregon Ducks football since 1990, and has written about the team as a freelancer since 2009.
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