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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 …

Competitive loss in opener — Idaho opens season with last-minute loss at ULM

09.08.2014 – 10:30 pm |

It took a last minute, six-play, 73-yard drive for Louisiana-Monroe to score the game-winning touchdown and edge out Idaho, 38-31 Saturday in Monroe, Louisiana. 

Idaho’s second first game — Idaho heads to duck dynasty country for new season opener

09.04.2014 – 10:27 pm |

While Idaho took shelter from actual lightning last weekend at Florida, its Saturday opponent, Louisiana-Monroe struck its week one opposition with it. 

Idaho makes $975K off no contest — Season opener against Florida won’t be rescheduled

09.04.2014 – 10:22 pm |

The University of Idaho and University of Florida agreed to not reschedule the football game cancelled last weekend in Gainesville, Florida, due to poor weather and unsafe field conditions.

Still undefeated, no win — Stormy conditions kept Vandals from playing first game against Florida

09.02.2014 – 10:25 pm |

The game was over before it even started. Idaho’s first game of the 2014 season against the Florida Gators was terminated, due to poor weather conditions. 

Not all negative — Idaho, Florida football game suspension good for young Idaho offense

09.02.2014 – 10:23 pm |

Besides learning that they probably need to make some adjustments on their kickoff team, there are several positives the Vandals can take away from the suspended football season opener at Florida.

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 |

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 …

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