Stories tagged: Idaho football
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Idaho fashioned its first Big Sky Conference football victory since its return to the conference after 23 years away, wearing down Portland State 20-7 on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
To jump-start a Big Sky Conference season that was becalmed in a decisive 44-21 loss to UC Davis last week, Idaho needs to do at least two things on Saturday …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
David Ungerer graduated from Pullman High School in 2013, less than 10 miles from the Idaho campus. But after his freshman year with the Vandals his family was scattered widely.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Ed Hall is one of 40 semifinalists from the Football Championship Subdivision and one of three from the Big Sky Conference. Idaho has never had a NFF National Scholar-Athlete. The …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
UC Davis’ high-speed offense yielded quick results, and in their return to the Big Sky Conference, the Idaho Vandals found themselves trailing 24-0 in the second quarter before they got …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
When Idaho travels to UC Davis at 4 p.m. on Saturday, the Vandals will face a team coached by Dan Hawkins, who led Boise State from 2001-2005.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8 a.m.
For interim athletic director Pete Isakson, the prevailing rationale for his return to the University of Idaho in February of 2017 was pretty simple.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Surviving a first-half test when it fell behind, settling into its assignments and physically wearing down Western New Mexico as the game wore on allowed Idaho to finish with a …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Whatever else Idaho sees when it opens the home season Saturday against Western New Mexico, the Vandals will be facing a team that must really like football. The Mustangs endured …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 5 a.m.
John Blanchette: Dennis Erickson embarks on another coaching journey while being honored for his time at Idaho
Two things about football: One, any time someone suggests the game is at a crisis point or some moral crossroads, you can be sure a few rich guys will ready …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
The Idaho Vandals playing two quarterbacks has been closely watched and widely debated through the preseason and first game, against Fresno State.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
The Vandals got in trouble early. They suffered a disastrous first half, largely of their own making. They had two of Cade Coffey’s field-goal attempts blocked and returned for touchdowns …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 5 a.m.
Job one for Idaho when it opens the season against Fresno State Saturday is to introduce doubt to the Bulldogs.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
When Idaho opens the season against Fresno State Saturday – a Mountain West Conference team that won 10 games a year ago – the Vandals aim to clearly send the …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Life being what it is, the University of Idaho isn’t going to get sympathy because the Vandals were forced to abandon the Football Bowl Subdivision after 22 years, and return …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Kaden Elliss is the immensely talented linebacker whose role with the Vandals has expanded to the point he plays a half-dozen positions on both sides of the ball, plus special …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Two years removed from a state title, St. Maries and head coach Craig Tefft are looking to bounce back after a down year in 2017.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 7:42 a.m.
With little more than a week to go before its season-opening game with Fresno State, Idaho loosened the training wheels a bit Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Kale Edwards connected with Colbey Nosworthy on an 8-yard touchdown pass with 57.9 seconds left and visiting Coeur d’Alene beat Rigby 29-26 after trailing by 19 in the third quarter.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
The Vandals have been in preseason camp since Aug. 3, and their first game, with Fresno State, isn’t until Sept. 1. They have had a pair of Saturday scrimmages with …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Quarterbacks Mason Petrino and Colton Richardson combined to throw for 10 touchdowns. Petrino tossed eight, completing three to Connor Whitney and a pair to Cutrell Haywood, who also caught a …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Offensive line play just fundamentally looks right when it is working. Apply force, move a resisting object. Jump out at the correct angle and cut off an object vectoring toward …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
John Blanchette: Rob Spear, University of Idaho failed where it matters most – taking care of students
On Thursday, Idaho’s state board of education finally cut loose University of Idaho athletic director Rob Spear after lots and lots of investigation and risk assessment and hand-wringing. And presumably …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
The Idaho State Board of Education Thursday morning fired University of Idaho athletics director Rob Spear. The action concludes a four-month administrative leave for Spear. He was suspended by UI …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
When last seen in connection with University of Idaho football in December, Aaron Duckworth was lighting up Georgia State for 113 yards and a touchdown to finish a 1,025-yard rushing …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Mason Petrino had a star turn at quarterback as Colton Richardson was among several prominent players who sat out the session.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
National accolades are beginning to pile up for Eastern Washington and Idaho’s top players.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
Idaho athletics trying to balance revenue shortfall, leadership uncertainty with new arena project on the horizon
It has been quite a year at the University of Idaho – roiled by sudden leadership changes and a thorny transition in the football program.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Whoever takes snaps for Idaho will have David Ungerer and Kaden Elliss as veteran targets. But most of Idaho’s receivers are newcomers whose next catches for the Vandals will be …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Mason Petrino, Colton Richardson both showing signs of improvement at quarterback for Idaho football
Less than a week into the Idaho Vandals’ preseason camp, Mason Petrino’s overarching issue isn’t a looming quarterback competition with Colton Richardson.