BRIEF: Former EOU standout Billingsley scores TD in NFL preseason game
The Observer, La Grande, Ore.
Former Eastern Oregon University standout Jace Billingsley, who is currently in training camp with the NFL's Detroit Lions, had three receptions for 33 yards, including a 27-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown, in Detroit's 30-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL preseason game Friday.
Billingsley, who played wide receiver and running back for the Mountaineers, also had three punt returns for 41 yards.
Billingsley, a 2016 EOU graduate, was selected by the Lions as a free agent following the NFL Draft and is seeking to earn a spot on the team's 53-man roster.
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