Sources with direct knowledge of the search tell FootballScoop Northwestern offensive line coach Adam Cushing has agreed to become head coach at Eastern Illinois.

Source tells FootballScoop Cushing and director of athletics Tom Michael reached an agreement earlier today. Michael led the search from start to finish for EIU.

Cushing is in his 14th season at Northwestern, having coached the offensive line since the 2009 season. He previously coached their Superbacks.

Cushing is a native of Chicago and played tight end at University of Chicago.

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