UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Rob Spear was placed on a 60-day administrative leave in April by Idaho President Chuck Staben following social media accounts early this year from two former Vandals women athletes. The accounts said that five years earlier Spear did not adequately address their complaints that a former UI football player had harassed them and in one instance inappropriately touched one of the women.
On Monday at the DoubleTree Spokane, the Big Sky Conference’s 13 head football coaches along with 26 players will begin answering the media’s questions at 9 a.m. The interviews will be streamed on WatchBigSky.com
Football fans at the University of Idaho officially will be allowed to tailgate after the State Board of Education approved an alcohol permit for 2018 home football games Thursday.
Idaho football has hired Adam Breske, the son of Vandals defensive coordinator Mike Breske, as its inside linebackers coach – the program announced Tuesday.
The Big Sky Conference has adopted a rule that would ban student-athletes with convictions for violent crimes from participating in sports or receiving athletic scholarships at league schools.
Academic problems that left the Idaho football team ineligible for postseason play as recently as 2014 remained in the past as the Vandals tied a program record in the latest Academic Progress Rate released by the NCAA Wednesday.