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AP source: New Florida football coach Dan Mullen cleans house

Florida football coach Dan Mullen’s first official day on the job included numerous staff changes.


Robb Akey fired as Redskins defensive line coach

The Washington Redskins fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and other members of the coaching staff, including former University of Idaho coach Robb Akey.


Beastmode in Pullman: An oral history of Marshawn Lynch’s recruiting visit to WSU

Marshawn Lynch’s 2010 NFC Wild Card stiff-arm of Tracy Porter shook Seattle’s tectonic foundations and symbolically initiated a new era of professional football in the state of Washington.


Grip on Sports: Face of Vandals not flattering

Friday: What do you want out of a college football coach? Most fans would say wins. Or an entertaining team. Others at a university might cite academics and a commitment …


Gonzaga climbs a spot to No. 2 in major men’s basketball polls

Men’s college basketball: Gonzaga climbed one spot in the AP and USA Today Top 25 polls, reaching No. 2 behind Kentucky. The Bulldogs (22-1), who went 2-0 last week and …


Cougs’ bowl return seen as sign of bigger things

PULLMAN – The last time the Washington State football team played in a bowl game the year was 2003, and the opponent was the University of Texas, ranked No. 5 …


Cougs’ bowl return seen as sign of bigger things

The last time the Washington State football team played in a bowl game the year was 2003, and the opponent was the University of Texas, ranked No. 5 in the …


Akey happy now just being dad

MOSCOW, Idaho – He was a gregarious personality on the Washington State and Idaho sidelines, leaping, hugging and chest-bumping with his players for 14 seasons on the Palouse. But now, …


Idaho starting QB Blackman booted

MOSCOW, Idaho – Jason Gesser expected his first week as Idaho’s interim football coach to be hectic. But he probably didn’t think there would be this much drama. Quarterback Dominique …


Akey says firing was a surprise, saved Idaho $105K

Robb Akey sent a text message to his assistants early Sunday morning to give them a heads up: They were going to meet that afternoon to regroup after Idaho’s blowout …


Blanchette: Akey made most of no-win situation

Here’s a bet: Robb Akey comes down to the breakfast table this morning, looks at a family trying to hide its heartbreak and booms out the question he asks every …


Idaho coach fired; Gesser takes over

MOSCOW, Idaho – In his first year as Idaho football coach, Robb Akey referred to Boise State as the “donkeys.” It was one of many bold things he said the …


Blanchette: Akey’s spirit carried Vandals through thick, lots of thin

Those rooms where Robb Akey bowed the walls with his relentless spirit did not go concave with the air being sucked out in surprise when the University of Idaho sent …


Vandals fire Akey; Gesser takes over

Idaho fired football coach Robb Akey with the team 1-7 and coming off a blowout loss. The school announced the move Sunday and promoted offensive coordinator Jason Gesser to interim …


La. Tech scores 56 points in first half en route to drubbing Idaho

RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech amassed 839 yards in offense en route to a 70-28 football victory against Idaho Saturday night. Kenneth Dixon rushed for 232 yards and six touchdowns …


Vandals, Aggies enter WAC clash with big need for win

MOSCOW, Idaho – In the 22 seconds it took New Mexico State coach DeWayne Walker to answer a question Monday about his team’s matchup with Idaho, he described the Aggies …


Idaho faces 2013 scheduling problems amongst 0-5 start

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho football coach Robb Akey said Monday the winless Vandals have “washed away” a lost weekend at North Carolina – the 66-0 trouncing from the Tar Heels …


Vandals well rested as they prepare for North Carolina

MOSCOW, Idaho – Before Idaho flew 2,500 miles to face Virginia last fall, Vandals coach Robb Akey wanted to know: Do college football teams that give themselves more travel time …


Blackman looks like QB favorite for Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – The men who will make the decision declined to give definitive statements Saturday afternoon on the University of Idaho’s drawn-out quarterback race. But an end to the …


Blackman looks like QB favorite for Vandals

The men who will make the decision declined to give definitive statements Saturday afternoon on the University of Idaho’s drawn-out quarterback race.


Vandals open practice with boost in numbers

MOSCOW – The glimmering new black helmets drew most of the attention, from players and the media, at Idaho’s fall camp opener. But it was another sight at the Vandals’ …


UI’s Akey putting emphasis on finishing

If University of Idaho coach Robb Akey plans to pick up any souvenirs during his jaunt to Sin City this week, finding football’s version of alchemy – if such a …


Vandals elevate Gesser to offensive coordinator

MOSCOW, Idaho – Robb Akey spent the last year helping Jason Gesser find his way as a rookie college coach. And before that, he spent four seasons watching Gesser command …


Levenseller will be offensive coordinator at Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller will reunite with Robb Akey and become Idaho’s offensive coordinator, a source told The Spokesman-Review. Levenseller’s hiring, first reported by FootballScoop.com, has not been made …


Levenseller will be offensive coordinator at Idaho

Mike Levenseller will reunite with Robb Akey and become Idaho’s offensive coordinator, a source told The Spokesman-Review.


Report says Levenseller will join Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller, who spent 19 years as an offensive assistant at Washington State, will join Robb Akey’s staff at the University of Idaho, according to FootballScoop.com.


Knight, Weitz tabbed for national team

Cross country: Katie Knight of North Central and Nathan Weitz of Shadle Park were named to the Adidas All-American team and selected for the U.S. Junior National Cross Country team …


Vandals aide Axman retires

MOSCOW, Idaho – Last week Robb Akey was adamant his existing coaching staff at the University of Idaho was still intact. But he qualified his statement by noting no changes …


Akey’s staff remains status quo for now

MOSCOW, Idaho – Following an end-of-the-season meeting with his boss, Idaho football coach Robb Akey said he’s clear on the best direction for the Vandals’ program. And as of now, …


Vandals “old men” say goodbye to Kibbie Dome

When Robb Akey referred to Princeton McCarty and Derek Wieting as the “gray-haired old men” of the Idaho football program, the coach meant the comment as a lighthearted poke at …