Stories tagged: Paul Petrino
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 8:25 p.m.
Analysis: Idaho makes a Big Sky statement with upset victory of perennial conference power Eastern Washington
The Idaho team that was supposed to show up last year and run roughshod over the Big Sky Conference finally arrived.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
As college football’s 150th-anniversary season commences, there’s both good and bad news for Idaho as it looks to improve upon last fall’s four-win campaign.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
It could be a game of ‘Guess Who’ for Idaho when it comes to defense with the addition of several talented newcomers
It was a painful lesson, but in their return to the Big Sky Conference a year ago, the Idaho Vandals learned there is no such thing as extraneous turf. It …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
From now on, Idaho will be into a regular-season routine of preparing for upcoming opponents, beginning with Penn State Aug. 31. But as the team leaves behind running endless reps …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
With two weeks to go before the season opener, Idaho’s practices will begin to focus heavily on its plan for Penn State, according to head coach Paul Petrino.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
In the competitive manner of brothers, Kaden and Christian Elliss kept a running tally of their respective exploits as members of the Idaho Vandals’ defense last season.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
But, in the early sessions of preseason camp, veteran receivers Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood have played lights-out, and the secondary, of late, has begun to rise to the challenge. …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Idaho wide receivers Jeff Cotton, Curtell Haywood excited to take on leadership roles after first practice
The first practice was complete, and Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood came off the field Saturday in the early Palouse twilight with the purposeful, satisfied air of people who had …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
The business of constructing an identity for the Idaho Vandals begins Saturday when they practice as a team for the first time in the 2019 preseason.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 8:26 p.m.
Idaho suffered a rude awakening in its return to the Big Sky Conference last season.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
With a free-flowing mullet matching his father’s college hairdo, Eastern Washington defensive lineman Dylan Ledbetter was the life of the Big Sky Kickoff party.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Following the Vandals practice Monday, Idaho coach Paul Petrino delivered a fundamental precept. “Whatever team hits the other team’s quarterback most usually wins.”
Fri., April 5, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
If the Idaho Vandals rise up and take control of a football game next fall, the foundation for such upheaval may have been laid in a play in Friday’s scrimmage.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
No longer ago than last spring, Idaho’s impressionable young defenders could sit around the locker room after practice and listen to the old linebackers tell stories about their Super Bowl …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Looking for a sure thing? Bet heavily and confidently that the Idaho Vandals will be watching “300” for a pre-game movie next fall.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
No one should have to learn it like this, but Collin Sather, who said in high school “the most important thing to me is to be a coachable player,” is …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Along with 14 early signees, nine of whom are already enrolled, the Vandals feature a class of 24 newcomers, with possibly one more late signing to occur.
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 …