Senior middle linebacker COLE SNYDER had a game high 19 tackles against UNLV, including a stunning 16 solo tackles and a quarterback sack for a 5 yard loss. The walkon turned defensive star at Idaho is currently on the Rotary Lombardi watch list, and through the first two games has 28 tackles, one interception, one sack and two tackles for loss.


Captains Jeff Edwards, David Vobora, Keith Greer.

Vandal fans made a great showing at this game, which was the first meeting between Idaho and UNLV since the 1994 season (which Idaho won). UNLV's victory Saturday gives the Rebels the all-time series lead at 3-2.

Middle linebacker Cole Snyder drops the runningback for a short gain as Mike Anderson (13) and Nate Nichols (27) converge.

Junior wide receiver Matt Askew gets some elevation to haul in the top pass, while he makes an 11 yard gain on the bottom photo.

Redshirt freshman tightend Rick Harrison caught the first pass of his young career Saturday against UNLV, which also was his first career touchdown reception. The catch gave Idaho a 31-24 fourth quarter lead.

Sophomore runningback Rolly Lumbala gained 39 tough yards on 12 carries (long of 9), and gained 35 yards on 2 receptions (long of 22).

Junior wide receiver Daniel Smith caught virtually everything thrown his direction, including an electrifying second quarter 51 yard touchdown reception (sequence at bottom of this page). The catch above helped set-up Idaho's 20-yard touchdown strike to Wendell Octave shown below.

Junior wide receiver Wendell Octave had a career night, gaining 146 yards on 6 receptions with a long of 44 yards and a touchdown. He was a critical part of the Vandal passing attack all night, including this third quarter 20 yard TD.

Senior runningback Antwaun Sherman gained 88 yards rushing on 11 carries, including Idaho's first score of the game on a 60 yard run off left tackle in the second quarter.

The sequence above shows Daniel Smith's 51 yard touchdown reception.

Senior middle linebacker Cole Snyder, the ironman out of Kamiah (ID) had a game-high 19 tackles, including 16 solo tackles and a quarterback sack.

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