EWU's Kupp sets D-I record for receiving yards
(STATS) – Eastern Washington senior wide receiver Cooper Kupp set the Division I record for career receiving yards during the No. 4 Eagles' 63-30 win over UC Davis on Saturday.
Kupp caught a 9-yard pass from Gage Gubrud in the second quarter to pass Elon's Terrell Hudgins, who had 5,250 receiving yards from 2006-09. The 2015 STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year, who wound up catching 12 passes for 274 yards and two touchdowns, finished the game with 5,417 career yards.
Kupp has 64 touchdown receptions in his career, which also is a Division I record. His 352 career receptions are second all-time in the FCS to Hudgins' 395 catches.