Battle for Strong Safety Begins

Having confirmed that 23-game starting strong safety D.J. Dykes has left the program, the next question was "who would replace him?" Unlike '04 when Idaho started the rebuilding process and a loss like this would have been crushing, this time the list of candidates is solid. Atop the list is JEVON BUTLER, a hard-hitting sophomore out of Everett, WA with significant playing experience.
June 24, 2006