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Getting healthy during bye — Vandals still busy despite bye week

10.23.2014 – 10:33 pm |

After playing in seven straight games to start the season, the Vandal football team finally gets a week off.

Sun Belt Round Up

10.20.2014 – 10:21 pm |

Georgia Southern (5-2, 4-0)
Georgia Southern is not only first in the Sun Belt, but also leads the nation in rushing yards. The Eagles won four straight games prior to their bye week last weekend. Their …

Victory at last

10.20.2014 – 10:12 pm |

Idaho improves to 6-1 out of its last seven Homecoming games
With a 12-point lead and time running out, the Vandal offense lined up in victory formation. The ball was snapped, quarterback Chad Chalich took a …

Patience is key with rebuild

10.16.2014 – 10:37 pm |

Idaho’s struggles are part of rebuild process
In the 2009 Humanitarian Bowl, former Idaho head coach Robb Akey opted out of a game-tying extra point that would have sent the game to overtime. Instead, he went …

Facing rivals

10.16.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Idaho welcomes New Mexico State for Homecoming
With the last 13 games ending in defeat, the Vandals are the sole owner of the nation’s longest active losing streak. A game against rival New Mexico State 2 …

Fans have gone too far

10.16.2014 – 9:57 pm |

Last year, Alabama kicker Cade Foster received death threats after he missed three field goals in the Iron Bowl rivalry game against Auburn.
Yes, death threats — as in “I’m going to kill you because you …

GSU runs over Idaho

10.13.2014 – 10:40 pm |

Idaho loses to Georgia Southern, falls to 0-6
There has been a trend with the majority of Vandal football games this season. The team falls behind early, makes a comeback, but still loses in the end. 

Facing triple option, again

10.09.2014 – 10:41 pm |

Idaho to take on first place team in the Sun Belt, GSU
Winless through five games this season and in the midst of a 12-game losing streak, it’s a lack of confidence that might explain the …

Another almost win

10.06.2014 – 10:44 pm |

Idaho drops to 0-5 after 35-30 loss to Texas State
Despite an impressive offensive display and forcing four turnovers on defense, the Idaho football team couldn’t rally to beat Texas State Saturday in San Marcos, Texas.

South bound

10.02.2014 – 10:29 pm |

Vandals to challenge familiar Texas State team
In its first three games, the Vandal football program gave reason to believe it was about to turn the page on its losing ways — then game four happened.

Weekly practice report

10.02.2014 – 5:18 pm |

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Venue: Kibbie Dome
Format: Full-pads, wrap up but don’t take down, contact in 11-on-11 drills, don’t hit the quarterbacks
Practice rundowns: Position drills, 7-on-7 skeleton drills, first-team offense and defense vs scout team, 11-on-11 team …

‘They just whooped us’

09.30.2014 – 1:01 am |

Vandals fall to 0-4, now at 11-straight losses

South Alabama scored more points against Idaho (34) than it did in its previous three games combined (32). The Jaguars accumulated 429 total yards on offense, and their …

Weekly practice report

09.25.2014 – 10:36 pm |

Wednesday, Sept. 24
Venue: Kibbie Dome
Format: Full-pads, wrap up but don’t take down, contact in 11-on-11 drills, don’t hit the quarterbacks

Idaho remains confident

09.25.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Vandals to host South Alabama in front of Dads’ Weekend crowd
Despite its 0-3 record, Idaho football remains confident going into the game against South Alabama at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Kibbie Dome.

It’s a family thing

09.25.2014 – 10:32 pm |

Mike Marboe is third generation Marboe to suit up for Idaho
Scott Marboe couldn’t help but tear up when he watched his son’s first collegiate football game.
“I’m a pretty emotional guy,” he said. “It was …

Sun Belt Roundup

09.23.2014 – 12:58 am |

Louisiana-Monroe (2-1, 1-0)
The Sun Belt’s top team had a bye week following its Sept. 13 shutout loss at LSU. The Warhawks have the best record in the conference after wins against Wake Forest and Idaho …

Comeback falls short

09.23.2014 – 12:51 am |

Idaho loses third straight game, falls to Ohio

The Idaho football team erased a 17- point deficit to draw within five points, and had an opportunity to take the lead in the fourth quarter Saturday against …

Like father, like son

09.18.2014 – 10:15 pm |

Matt Linehan followed his father’s footsteps in many ways
It was déjà vu for Scott Linehan.

Weekly practice report

09.18.2014 – 10:11 pm |

Monday, Sept. 15
Venue: SprinTurf
Format: Full-pads, wrap up but don’t take down, contact in 11-on-11 drills, don’t hit the quarterbacks.

‘Just tired of losing’

09.18.2014 – 9:18 pm |

Four words: “We want to win.”

Record masks improvement

09.15.2014 – 10:08 pm |

Idaho football improved despite early losses
The Idaho football team has improved. I’ve been preaching it since spring, and despite its 0-2 record — I still stand by my words.

Offense shines in loss

09.15.2014 – 10:02 pm |

Defense dooms Vandals in loss to Western Michigan
An explosive showing by the Idaho offense wasn’t enough to down Western Michigan Saturday in the Kibbie Dome as the Broncos countered with some big plays of their …

Weekly practice report

09.11.2014 – 10:08 pm |

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
Venue: Kibbie Dome
Format: Full-pads, wrap up but don’t take down, contact in 11-on-11 drills, don’t hit the quarterbacks.
Practice Rundown: Position drills, 7-on-7 skeleton drills, 11-on-11 drills, first-team offense and defense vs. scout …

Dome-field advantage

09.11.2014 – 8:05 pm |

It’s fact — probably proven in a scientific study somewhere — football players receive an extra adrenalin boost when their home crowd is loud and full of energy.

Linehan leads improved Idaho offense

09.08.2014 – 10:32 pm |

It would be foolish to think one game could be an indicator for the rest of the season, but freshman quarterback Matt Linehan and the Idaho offense showed a spark against Louisiana-Monroe that was lacking …

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