Idaho should be easy

The better games a team plays, the easier it is to hype it up and write about it. Let's be honest, however, Idaho is nothing to write home about. The Vandals had one of the worst teams in NCAA history last season and there is not much reason to think they will be any better.

The better games a team plays, the easier it is to hype it up and write about it. Let's be honest, however, Idaho is nothing to write home about. The Vandals had one of the worst teams in NCAA history last season and there is not much reason to think they will be any better.

Offensively, the numbers are a bit misleading. The Vandals put up some points but most of them were against the weaker teams on the schedule. A closer looks reveals a quarterback in Nathan Enerdle that frankly is not a good football player.

How else would you explain ten touchdowns to 18 interceptions on only 298 passing attempts?

Idaho has balance at wide receiver but there is a difference between balance at the WAC level and balance on the Pac-10 level. The leading returning receiver only had 445 yards, thus proving he really is not much of a threat. The Vandals have similar receivers like him but there is not going to be any fear in opponents.

If there is one player that might put a slight concern into an opponent it would be running back Deonte Jackson, who ran for 1,175 yards and seven touchdowns. Jackson is a tiny back and has solid speed.

However, he can only go as far as his offensive line and he struggled a little bit against the bigger and faster teams he faced.

Idaho's defense is not much better and, in fact, it is worse. The Vandals lose their leading tackler from a squad that allowed 36.9 points per game last season. Idaho was not able to stop anybody and one would assume that trend would continue.

Breaking it down, Arizona should dominate this game in every facet. The UA is faster, stronger, bigger, and just better. If Idaho is in the game for any decent amount of time, the Wildcats should be embarrassed.

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