The Idaho football team didn't even arrive in Troy, Alabama until about five hours before kickoff, and the Vandals still didn't trail and held onto a 19-16 lead late in the fourth quarter for its first road football win under Paul Petrino.
Redshirt freshman Jake Luton threw for 166 yards and ran in three touchdowns in his first collegiate start, but Arkansas State hit big play after big play to tame the Vandals 49-35 in Jonesboro on Saturday night.
Security footage from the VandalStore on the University of Idaho campus shows star Vandals receiver Dezmon Epps and several teammates stealing merchandise from the store, according to a university statement.
Idaho football coach Paul Petrino and athletic director Rob Spear responded to a Moscow-Pullman Daily News column detailing Paul Petrino's behavior following Wednesday's practice, which alleged the coach moved toward two media members in a threatening member and had to be restrained by a graduate assistant coach.
The Vandals practiced Saturday night in shorts and woke up early on Sunday morning to put on full pads and go at it in live tackling drills. I have all the information you need to know about Idaho's first weekend of the fall.
Don Monson hosted two Big Sky Conference Tournaments at the Kibbie Dome as coach of Idaho, winning both of them in 1981 and 1982. He took the Vandals to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in the process. I was lucky enough to get my hands on authentic game programs from the era.