Senior Mike "Big Mike" Iupati (an Outland Trophy Finalist) and junior free safety SHILOH KEO were named First Team All-Western Athletic Conference selections this week. In addition, senior receiver Max Komar, senior center Irvin Stevens III, junior defensive end Aaron Lavarias, junior linebacker Joseph "JoJo" Dickson, and freshman kicker Trey Farquhar were named Second Team All-WAC selections.
December 8, 2009
This Saturday the Vandals will host the Utah State Aggies in the finale of what has turned out to be a season to remember for Idaho fans. Coach Akey and crew have delivered on promises made three years ago when they took over the Idaho program, making the Vandals the surprise of the WAC in 2009. Twelve seniors will play their last home game in Moscow Saturday, as the team battles for a bowl bid.
November 26, 2009
The Vandals had numerous scoring opportunities in the first half, but traded Washington touchdowns for Idaho field goals throughout the first and second quarters. Down 21-9 at the half, the Idaho kickoff team recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff of the third quarter but couldn't capitalize. Idaho center IRVIN STEVENS, tailback DeMaundray Woolidge, and safety Shiloh Keo discuss the game.
September 12, 2009
Led by Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award candidate senior MIKE IUPATI (6-6, 330), the Vandals boast the biggest, strongest, and deepest line assembled at Idaho in a decade. With a solid stable of tailbacks, strong competition under center, and a developing receiving corps, the Vandal line - featuring four seniors with game day experience - will be counted on to set the tone for the 2009 season.
August 19, 2009
Senior left tackle BILLY BATES (6-5.5, 280) was honored this week with the Vandal Pride Award for his performance last Saturday against New Mexico State, when Idaho's senior-laden offensive line paved the way for 271-yards rushing in the Idaho victory. Bates and his fellow linemen face an enormous task this week as San Jose State rolls into Moscow with one of the best defensive lines in the WAC.
October 30, 2008