Two Eastern Illinois players dismissed from team
Charleston, IL (Sports Network) - Eastern Illinois football coach Bob Spoo on Wednesday dismissed leading pass catcher Kenny Whittaker and defensive lineman Mike Letton from the team for an undisclosed violation of team rules.
Whittaker, a junior wide receiver from Miami Shores, Fla., started seven games and had a team-high 42 receptions for 409 yards and one touchdown.
Letton, a senior defensive tackle from Custer Park, Ill., appeared in all eight games, making nine tackles.
The Panthers (1-7) have lost seven straight games. They next visit Austin Peay in the Ohio Valley Conference on Saturday.
10/26 17:00:05 ET