Stories tagged: paul petrino
Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
In its 11-player early signing class, Idaho added intriguing athletic talent. It built on its legacy. It brought in several players who are expected to play immediately and it poached …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Petrino this week said Idaho’s game against the Grizzlies in Missoula will be won by the team that can dominate on the offensive and defensive lines.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Fifty years from now, Logan Kendall may tell his grandchildren about the touchdown he scored against Penn State. But he is under no illusion about his primary role with the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Idaho suffered a rude awakening in its return to the Big Sky Conference last season.
Mon., July 15, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
With little more than a week to go before its season-opening game with Fresno State, Idaho loosened the training wheels a bit Friday.