Stories tagged: Paul Petrino
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Idaho bolsters big-play potential, adds numbers in the trenches on first day of NCAA early signing period
The Vandals could also get immediate help from Satchel Escalante, a 6-0, 182-pound safety from Scottsdale Community College in Casa Grande. Arizona, and Siliweinusi “Vei” Tomasi, 6-1, 310, and a …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
The Idaho Vandals are playing out the final game in a 4-6 season. But instead of finding themselves in a Big Sky Conference outpost in early winter, the Vandals on …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Among the arcane assortment of cups, boots, boats, bells, buckets, artillery and statuary that comprise trophies in college football rivalries, Idaho coach Paul Petrino may have vied for one of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
After practice one day early this week, when everyone had jogged into the locker room, Idaho senior linebackers Kaden Elliss and Ed Hall and a couple of teammates reassembled on …
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: 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 …
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: 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: 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 …
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: 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.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Next to hoisting a trophy at the end of the year, the best day in a football season might be the day players report for fall camp.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
As the Idaho Vandals head into their first preseason camp since their return to the Big Sky Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision, the many pieces of the puzzle of …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Idaho senior linebacker and tight end Kaden Elliss was named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville (Kentucky) Sports Commission announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Longtime Carroll College football coach Bob Petrino Sr., the father of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and Idaho coach Paul Petrino, has died at his home in Montana. He was …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
The Eagles were picked first in the both the preseason Big Sky Conference coaches and media polls released Monday. It’s the first time the program was first in both polls …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Idaho football was not spared the irrevocable calculus of spring.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
A seven-play opening drive that began with a 20-yard pass from Mason Petrino to Kaden Ellis and ended with Petrino racing around right end from two yards out for a …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Facing a series of postpractice interviews recently, Idaho senior wide receiver David Ungerer shucked off his shoulder pads before taking on questions.
Fri., April 13, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Petrino said the Vandals might have delivered the most physical scrimmage in his five-plus seasons at Idaho.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
As he seeks to become the University of Idaho’s new leader in the quintessential team game, junior quarterback Mason Petrino has already taken one for the team.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Five things to watch as Idaho football opens first spring camp after moving back to Big Sky Conference
Some years, on teams laden with experience, spring football is an accurate prologue to the coming season.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
Eleven recent University of Idaho football players trying to impress about 20 NFL scouts at the UI Pro Day Thursday at least convinced the NFL visitors they can play late …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
In its first year with the two-tiered letter of intent signing, and in its first recruiting cycle since returning to the Big Sky Conference, Idaho football addressed current needs on …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Idaho’s first experience with the new NCAA early signing period for football had coaches “pressing a little bit harder earlier” to get players signed.