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Idaho 33, Western Michigan 13

Idaho QB Nathan Enderle receives good protection from his offensive line as he looks downfield to pass in the Vandals' 33-13 victory over host Western Michigan earlier today. Idaho Vandals Athletic Media story here. And: Photo courtesy Idaho Vandals Facebook page.

Idaho coach Robb Akey has proven he doesn’t mind taking chances, the most notable example coming on a two-point conversion to claim last year’s Humanitarian Bowl. Saturday, he gambled again on two fourth downs – and both decisions paid off handsomely. The Vandals, sparked by a successful fake punt and a touchdown pass on fourth-and-goal, pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 33-13 victory at Western Michigan on Saturday afternoon. Idaho (3-2) posted its most decisive road win since 2006 to close out its nonconference season. After next week’s bye, UI will be on the road for the third consecutive week when it starts WAC play at Louisiana Tech/AP & SR staff report. ESPN boxscore here. And: Josh Wright SR SportsLink story here.




D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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