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Going home

08.28.2014 – 11:07 pm |

The Vandal football team consists of players from all around the globe — five countries and 16 states are represented by at least one player on the roster.
Most hail from California and Washington, with 24 …

No easy task

08.28.2014 – 11:03 pm |

The Florida Gators are rich with history. The football program has won three national championships and eight conference titles. It plays in one of the toughest conferences and calls the 88,000-seat Ben Hill Griffin Stadium …

Vandals in the NFL

08.25.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Going into Tuesday, NFL teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players. On Saturday, the teams must reduce their rosters to a maximum of 53 active and inactive players. Several Vandals are …

Expect more wins with ‘14 schedule — 2014 slate much easier than 2013 football schedule

08.25.2014 – 10:20 pm |

Idaho starts the 2014 season Saturday in Gainesville, Florida, against a Gator team coming off a 4-8 season. It will be a tough game, yes, but it’s the only game where Idaho will be severely …

Athletes of the week

08.25.2014 – 10:19 pm |

Kris Olugbode — football 

Life of a Vandal walk-on — Idaho football to host tryouts for walk-ons

08.25.2014 – 10:18 pm |

Idaho senior safety Tom Hennessey is living his childhood dream of playing football for the Idaho, but the journey wasn’t easy.

Revamping running game — Idaho backfield will be run by committee to start upcoming season

08.25.2014 – 10:17 pm |

After a year in which Idaho finished near the bottom of every rushing statistical category in the NCAA, the Vandals head into their game against Florida with a completely new look in the backfield. 

Irving Steele emerging as defensive leader — Junior college linebacker hasn’t been in Moscow for long, but he’s already emerging as team leader for Idaho defense

08.21.2014 – 10:41 pm |

A leader is defined as a person who leads or commands a group. Not everybody is cut out to be one, and some players would rather follow instead. Irving Steele is not a follower — …

No gain, no loss — With final fall scrimmage over, Vandals turn attention to Florida

08.21.2014 – 10:39 pm |

Neither the offense nor defense won the final scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. Idaho coach Paul Petrino said the scrimmage was good, but both sides of the ball needed to be more consistent.

Sports brief

07.22.2014 – 9:40 pm |

Beaman leaves Idaho

Epps dismissed from team – Idaho’s leading receiver in 2013 gone after multiple run-ins with law

07.22.2014 – 9:35 pm |

After a disappointing 1-11 season last year, Vandal football fans were starting to think the only way to go was up. At least this was the case until Sunday afternoon, when coach Paul Petrino announced …

Early look – Vandal football is quickly approaching — here are the previews of weeks one, two and three

07.22.2014 – 9:34 pm | One Comment

Idaho football begins a new era as it enters the Sun Belt Conference this upcoming season. Below are parts two and three of the early look series from thevandalnation.com, where we preview each team on …

Intriguing new hire

07.22.2014 – 9:29 pm |

Charley Molnar, former University of Massachusetts head coach, accepted an offer earlier this month to be the next wide receivers coach at the University of Idaho, according to FootballScoop.com. 

Epps dismissed from team

07.21.2014 – 8:51 pm | 3 Comments

After a disappointing 1-11 season last year, Vandal football fans were starting to think the only way to go was up. At least this was the case until Sunday afternoon, when Coach Paul Petrino announced …

Football early look – Vandals are set to play the Florida Gators in first week of season

07.08.2014 – 8:02 pm |

When the sun starts to set on the late summer evening of Aug. 30 in Gainesville, Fla., the Vandal football team, will enter the toughest environment it will see in the 2014 season. It will …

Summer workout in full effect – Vandal football prepares for fall season in Sun Belt

06.24.2014 – 8:07 pm |

With the summer strength and conditioning program in full swing for the Vandal football team, the Vandals are in a much different spot than they were a year ago.

Enter the “Fun Belt”

05.08.2014 – 10:18 pm |

The day it happens will be quiet in Moscow. Most students will be long gone — doing whatever it is that they do over the summer.
But for the Idaho athletic department July 1 will be …

NFL Draft not a happy occasion

05.08.2014 – 10:16 pm |

I can only imagine what the spring of 2010 must have felt like for Idaho fans. I wasn’t a student at the school at the time but I knew all too well about everybody’s favorite …

Awaiting the call – Former Idaho running back James Baker expects to participate in NFL training camp this summer

05.08.2014 – 10:14 pm |

For ex-Idaho running back James Baker, it’s not a question of if, but when. That question centers around his NFL future, which Baker expects to result in him participating in an NFL training camp this …

Petrino inherited program in APR mess — Problems can be pointed to Akey

04.28.2014 – 9:57 pm | 2 Comments

Talk about bad news for the football program after a really great set of spring practices.

Different story in second spring — First team offense and defense roll in spring game

04.28.2014 – 9:55 pm |

It didn’t take long for the “gold” team — which was wearing black jerseys — to get on the scoreboard during last Friday’s Silver and Gold spring game.

Epps arrested for DUI

04.28.2014 – 2:57 am | 90 Comments

Idaho wide receiver Dezmon Epps was arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Pullman, according to Pullman police.
The incident, which occurred at 800 NE Ruby St., adjacent to Stubblefields bar and grill, …

Idaho fails to meet APR standards, ineligible for postseason play

04.26.2014 – 12:37 pm | 4 Comments

Idaho football is ineligible for the 2014 postseason after facing penalties from the NCAA due to unsatisfactory APR scores, Idaho announced this morning. The program will also have to cut four hours of practice per …

Players to watch — These Vandals have stood out in spring ball, looking to have big spring game

04.24.2014 – 10:20 pm |

Players To Watch

Friday night lights — Football gearing up for second Silver and Gold game under Paul Petrino

04.24.2014 – 10:18 pm |

The freshly painted logos on the Kibbie Dome turf represents Idaho football’s immediate future. The Sun Belt Conference logo made its debut during Wednesday’s practice, painted on the 25-yard lines on each side of the …

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