WHEN IDAHO STARTING QUARTERBACK Matt Linehan went out of the game on a vicious 1st quarter hit, a hush settled over the Vandal crowd assembled for this Homecoming matchup in Moscow. However, sophomore quarterback CHAD CHALICH stepped up in a big way, leading an Idaho offense that produced 536 total yards enroute to the Vandals first win of the season, a 29-17 triumph over New Mexico State.
October 18, 2014
THE VANDALS OPEN THE 2014 SEASON Saturday on the road at traditional SEC and national power Florida, and both sophomore Chad Chalich (11) and redshirt freshman Matt Linehan (10) will get their chances under center. The Gators hold the nation's second longest opening game win streak at 24 games, and will be looking to avenge a frustrating 2013 season (LIVE on ESPN-U, 4:00PM PST kickoff).
August 29, 2014
SATURDAY MORNING THE VANDALS took to the practice fields in front of the Iverson Strength and Speed Center for the first scrimmage of fall camp. Substitutions across the board were liberal as Idaho's staff searches for the best combination of athletes on both sides of the ball.
August 10, 2014
THIS WEEKEND IDAHO GETS A GLIMPSE at the future when they head to Arkansas State in a Sun Belt Conference primer, with Idaho preparing to join the SBC in 2014. Coming off a rough home loss to Fresno State, and two weeks removed from beating Temple for Homecoming, the Vandals (1-5) look to rebound against an ASU team that is 2-3 (1-0 SBC) and coming off a bye week (4:00 PM PST, LIVE on ESPN3).
October 6, 2013
THIS SATURDAY THE VANDALS WELCOME NATIONALLY RANKED FRESNO STATE to the Kibbie Dome in a matchup of former conference foes. The Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 MWC) enter as a Top 25 team (No.21 USA Today, No 23 AP) and a heavy favorite. The Vandals (1-4) are coming off their first victory of the season, a 26-24 win over Temple University. Inside is a quick Q&A with Bulldog Playbook writer Neil Coppola.
October 3, 2013
ON THE HEELS OF A FRUSTRATING LOSS at North Texas last Saturday, the Vandals will look to regroup as they hit the road again this weekend to take on Wyoming of the Mountain West Conference (1pm PST kickoff, live on ROOT Sports). Both teams enter this game 0-1, but the Cowboys are coming off a thrilling performance at Nebraska that left them just three points short against the 18th ranked Huskers.
September 2, 2013