AS THE VANDALS PREP FOR their third scrimmage of spring (Saturday morning at 10AM PST), we take a second to introduce a few new athletes that are working with the team right now. Several slipped under the radar when they joined the team last fall, and some are new to the program this spring. Odds may be long, but several of these athletes will play a role in shaping the future of the program.
April 18, 2014

SIGNING DAY: Vandals add 17 recruits

NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT DAY was a day loaded with surprises for Vandal fans as the second year staff under head coach Paul Petrino hauled in athletes from coast to coast. Of the 17 recruits signed Wednesday - most poised to make an immediate impact this fall - nine will be joining the program from the junior college ranks, taking the class to 25 with the eight JC recruits signed in December.
February 5, 2014

Vandals sign 20 new recruits on LOI Day

WEDNESDAY'S NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT SIGNING DAY included the usual surprises, as one or two prospects expected to sign didn't, while the Vandals also picked up a surprise or two, including getting a signed LOI from Washington AP All-State defensive end KEVIN SHELTON out of Auburn High School. A group of 20 signed Wednesday, adding to the eight JC athletes who signed with UI in December.
February 6, 2013

Saunders Stays Patient

The Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove running back, Isaiah Saunders, is still awaiting his first offer...
June 29, 2012

Saunders on the Scene

Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove RB Isaiah Saunders is poised for a big senior season. Check inside as he talks about his recruitment…
May 2, 2012

Isaiah Saunders 2011 Highlights

Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove running back Isaiah Saunders junior season highlights...
April 26, 2012

NLA 7on7: RB Isaiah Saunders

Introducing 2013 Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove running back Isaiah Saunders…
March 28, 2012