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Idaho Vandals: Long flight, tough opponent

The punishing stretch began at Colorado State and wraps up Saturday night at Hawaii – five games in five time zones, with nearly 7,000 miles accounted for through the air.


Idaho’s Robinson brings compact size to LB

MOSCOW, Idaho – At 240 pounds, Tre’Shawn Robinson is hands down the heftiest linebacker in Idaho’s playing rotation. That’s not the only distinction he holds among the brethren at his …


Idaho win marred; Dickson’s leg broken on dubious play

MOSCOW, Idaho – In the moment, with the crowd stone silent and an ambulance on the Kibbie Dome turf, the only thing JoJo Dickson’s teammates could think to do was …


Vandals happy to be home in Dome

Idaho needs four more wins in the remaining seven games to earn an invitation to a bowl, and Saturday’s 2 p.m. contest presents perhaps the best opportunity. UI is a …


Idaho defense lacking swagger in losses

MOSCOW, Idaho – From the moment trends started to crystallize in spring camp through the first three weeks of the season, the Idaho Vandals were sure of one thing about …


Louisiana Tech shreds Idaho defense for 678 total yards

RUSTON, La. – Ross Jenkins threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Louisiana Tech had 678 yards of offense in a 48-35 win over Idaho on Saturday. The …


Deonté Jackson back on track

Back in Las Vegas, the father and son still cross paths. Their meetings are infrequent, unexpected – and usually awkward.


Vandals roll dice in big road win over Western Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – 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, …


Out to erase bitter loss

MOSCOW, Idaho – After perhaps the most bitter football loss of the Robb Akey era, the Idaho Vandals did all they could Sunday to address what went wrong at Colorado …


Vandals’ Axman regains health after cancer battle

MOSCOW, Idaho – The pesky issue had come up before, first when he was a teenager. Steve Axman was told he had a floating chip in his jaw, and for …


Last-gasp field goal drops mistake-prone Idaho

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Twice Saturday afternoon, the Idaho football team constructed double-digit leads and appeared ready to separate from Colorado State for good. On both occasions, mistakes and poor …


Vandals look to grow streak

MOSCOW, Idaho – It started with a decisive victory over San Diego State last September. Two weeks later, the Idaho Vandals hung on against Colorado State. And last week, they …


Vandals improve their rankings

MOSCOW, Idaho – In Aaron Lavarias’ first year at Idaho, it was the linebackers who seemed to have everything figured out. They were the ones who told the newcomers on …


Idaho dominates UNLV before cameras, big crowd

MOSCOW, Idaho – When Robb Akey took over the Idaho football program four years ago, this must have been what he envisioned – the Kibbie Dome pulsating for a nationally …


Idaho finds perfect mix in win over UNLV

MOSCOW, Idaho – When Robb Akey took over the Idaho football program four years ago, this must have been what he envisioned – the Kibbie Dome pulsating for a nationally …


Nebraska plows Idaho with five interceptions

LINCOLN, Neb. – It wasn’t the homecoming University of Idaho quarterback Nathan Enderle envisioned. Enderle threw five interceptions, two which were returned for touchdowns, as the Nebraska Cornhuskers topped the …


UI keeps big-money road games to one a season

MOSCOW, Idaho – In the buildup to Idaho’s highest-profile nonconference game in several years, Robb Akey was asked if the Vandals had quarterback Nate Enderle – a lifelong Nebraskan – …


Blanchette: At the zero hour, Idaho defense puts one up

MOSCOW, Idaho – Before the Humanitarian Bowl went all wild-hairs-and- whoopie-cushions last December, Idaho coach Robb Akey had the play of the day – fixing his stare directly into the …


Idaho defense stars as offense errs in season opener

MOSCOW, Idaho – Maybe this was to be expected for a weeknight season opener. Penalties, bungled assignments, miscommunication – all came in bunches for the University of Idaho on Thursday …


Vandals look to get team off to quick start

MOSCOW, Idaho – It wasn’t until October last fall that the University of Idaho football team’s identity – potent, if slow-starting, on offense and vulnerable on defense – fully materialized. …


Blanchette: WAC has that finger-in-the-dike feel to it

When the Idaho Vandals are done hanging their Humanitarian Bowl banner tonight, can they please pass the duct tape to Karl Benson? The commish needs it to try and keep …


Vandals linebackers connect on field and at home

MOSCOW, Idaho – Come Thursday night, Idaho football fans will have a better sense of how the Vandals’ starting linebacker crew has coalesced. Already, though, this much is certain: They …


University of Idaho confident about defense

MOSCOW, Idaho – The theme has held from the early moments of spring practice to the final scrimmage of fall camp Saturday: The Idaho defense has been more relentless, more …


UI’s Enderle taking charge, getting praise

MOSCOW, Idaho – He’s held the same job for four years – the starting quarterback for a program once in disrepair and now steered in the right direction – and …


Prestige pays

MOSCOW, Idaho – Robb Akey insists the University of Idaho honed in on the same high school standouts from the start. But when the Vandals started piling up victories in …


Building excitement

After two sub-par seasons, Idaho Vandals football coach Robb Akey has led the Vandals to the Humanitarian Bowl. For the enthusiastic Akey, this season has been the culmination of patience, …


Idaho loses shootout

Robert Turbin rushed for 124 yards and scored five times as Utah State defeated Idaho 52-49 on Saturday.


Chasm separates rivals Boise State, Idaho

BOISE – Quite a week for Idaho Vandals pride. Coach Robb Akey pushed his Indignation Meter into the red, snorting at the “homage” he was supposed to pay Boise State …


Broncos romp

BOISE – There is one thing a team must do when playing the country’s sixth-ranked team. It must play error free. Idaho did anything but in the early going against …


Idaho out front

MOSCOW, Idaho – A Texas-sized grin plastered on his face, safety Shiloh Keo galloped off the field Saturday repeating the same four words. “We’ve got a shot,” he hollered, referring …