Stories tagged: matt linehan
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Idaho’s Deon Watson leaves Albertsons Stadium victorious again
Deon Watson loves visiting the Treasure Valley. In particular, Watson enjoys playing at Boise State’s Albertsons Stadium. The senior wide receiver from Coeur d’Alene caught a 74-yard touchdown pass as …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:58 p.m.
Fire on ice: Vandals heat up, pound Rams in Potato Bowl
Idaho took control in the second quarter and built a 34-point lead in the third quarter as the Vandals knocked off heavily favored Colorado State 61-50 in the 20th Famous …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:57 p.m.
Potato Bowl notes: Matt Linehan leads on field then makes waves during postgame
First, Matt Linehan sizzled on the field. Then he made waves in a postgame radio interview. After leading Idaho to a 61-50 win in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
Idaho caps regular season with eighth win; bowl destination comes Sunday
This was a moment to savor. Matt Linehan knew it, so he hopped on the trainer’s table and danced.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
Idaho quarterback Matt Linehan named Sun Belt offensive player of week
Idaho junior quarterback Matt Linehan was chosen the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week after a career night in leading the Vandals past New Mexico State last Saturday. …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Vandals come up short in conference opener against Troy
Brandon Silvers threw for three touchdowns and Jordan Chunn ran for 137 yards and a score as Troy beat Idaho in the Vandals’ Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday.
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
2 Minute Drill: WSU’s keys to victory on Saturday against Idaho
Dont’t take your eyes off … James Williams began the year as WSU’s third-string running back, but got some sustained action last weekend and moved up to the No. 2 …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 10:26 p.m.
Vandals QB Matt Linehan developed football genes early in life
It was an early August evening, and Idaho’s first preseason practice had just ended. Tight end Buck Cowan, surrounded by cameras, was telling reporters that Matt Linehan was one of …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Defense answers call as Idaho holds off Montana State in opener
It looked like it would be an Idaho romp. It turned out to be a nerve-jangling defensive chess match.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
It all comes together for Vandals QB Matt Linehan
Matt Linehan has gone from unrecruited to second-team preseason All-Sun Belt and the centerpiece of a Vandals team that expects to be in a bowl game come December or January.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
Vandals open practice with high expectations, emotions
The air crackled before Idaho’s first 2016 practice with the excitement of a team who expectations are unusually and unabashedly high.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Idaho’s passing game piles up numbers in first scrimmage
Callen Hightower felt comfortable in Idaho’s first scrimmage of the spring season.
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015, midnight
Vandals slip past Wofford
MOSCOW, Idaho – Matt Linehan has never been happier to see the Vulcan Salute. Fans of the popular Sci-Fi series Star Trek know the symbol well – Spock sticks his …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 19, 2015, 8:17 p.m.
Vandals slip past Wofford
Aaron Duckworth ran for three touchdowns and Matt Linehan threw for 334 yards and ran for 50 to lead Idaho past Wofford 41-38 on Saturday.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015, midnight
G&T Blog matters: WSU football, UI football
6: @SRJacob_Thorpe Tuesday: Idaho football coach Paul Petrino said Matt Linehan had perhaps his best practice in the fall, which is important for the third-year sophomore. Linehan struggled in the …
Sat., April 25, 2015, midnight
Linehan passes test in UI’s spring game
MOSCOW, Idaho – Scott Linehan doesn’t get to step foot on his old stomping grounds often. The former Idaho quarterback created a name for himself at the Kibbie Dome in …
Fri., April 24, 2015, 10:58 p.m.
Linehan sharp in Idaho spring game
Matt Linehan’s performance in the Idaho Vandals’ spring game Friday night put the finishing touches on a spring that has him sitting atop the quarterback depth chart and in position …
Fri., April 24, 2015, midnight
Idaho spring football: QB Matt Linehan keeps Vandals loose
Matt Linehan’s comedic instincts kick in every time he sees a reporter pull out a camera or voice recorder. At this point in spring football, his teammates are rarely surprised …
Mon., April 20, 2015, 11:41 p.m.
Idaho football receiver Dezmon Epps offsets big gains with dropped passes
It’s not something Dezmon Epps does very often. With a full step on the cornerback trying to defend him, the Idaho senior wide receiver streaked down the sideline to haul …
Sun., April 12, 2015, midnight
Blog matters: Tyler Harvey to ignore deadline
2: According to NCAA rules, Harvey has until today to withdraw his application for the June 25 draft. Now entering the third week of spring football practice for Idaho, the …
Sun., April 5, 2015, midnight
Linehan shows off his legs in Idaho scrimmage
MOSCOW, Idaho – Matt Linehan is being asked to live life outside the pocket. The sophomore may have an advantage in Idaho’s quarterback competition, but it just means third-year coach …
Sat., April 4, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
Linehan sharp in Vandals scrimmage
Sophomore Matt Linehan may have an advantage in Idaho’s quarterback competition, but it just means third-year coach Paul Petrino expects more out of him. Linehan played his advantage well in …
Fri., Sept. 12, 2014, midnight
Linehan & Son a going concern
The coach’s kid is sport’s favorite talisman, often presumed to be a team’s shortcut to success. And if it doesn’t always work out that way, at least things don’t have …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014, 11:17 p.m.
Idaho QB Matt Linehan follows in father’s footsteps
The coach’s kid is sport’s favorite talisman, often presumed to be a team’s shortcut to success.
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014, 7:22 p.m.
Idaho quarterbacks have sub-par day in scrimmage
Idaho Vandals quarterbacks Chad Chalich and Matt Linehan both threw two interceptions and posted similar numbers in the second scrimmage of fall camp.
Sat., April 26, 2014, midnight
Petrino excited after Vandals’ grand spring finale
MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho Vandals don’t have a clear-cut starting quarterback heading into the summer. But they have playmakers in spades – and a starting defensive front brimming with …
Sun., April 6, 2014, midnight
Blog matters: WSU’s Theron West flashes brilliance; Increased depth at UI creates increased competition
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Sun., April 6, 2014, midnight
Lots of offense shown in Vandals’ marathon scrimmage
MOSCOW, Idaho – Three-quarters of the way through a nearly three-hour scrimmage on Saturday, Idaho quarterback Chad Chalich’s throwing shoulder started to tire. This was understandable on a number of …
Sat., April 5, 2014, 7:17 p.m.
UI’s Vandals put in a long day’s work
Chad Chalich and Matt Linehan took all the snaps during the Idaho Vandals’ 190-play football scrimmage on Saturday. It was a typically long, intense scrimmage under second-year coach Paul Petrino.