THROUGHOUT FALL CAMP, THE IDAHO DEFENSIVE BACKFIELD HAS BEEN RESILIENT. For the 2010 season the Vandals return a host of talent and experience across the board among the safeties and corners, buoyed by senior SHILOH KEO, a 2009 First Team All-WAC selection named to this year's Thorpe Award watch list. "Competition breeds excellence," DC Mark Criner told GVN, leading to fierce position battles.
August 16, 2010
At the midway point of spring drills, redshirt freshman defensive lineman HENRY ASUEGA (6-1, 288) and the Vandal football team battle for position on the depth chart in preparation for the 2009 season. Inside is a first look at several new players (redshirts, grayshirts, and enrolled transfers), including a few players who made position changes, who will be looking to make an impact this fall.
April 12, 2009
With LOI Day complete and the new recruits signed, GoVandals.net now turns our focus back on the team that will be assembled for Spring Drills in a couple months. There are several updates with the Vandal roster as Idaho's improving depth allows players to switch positions in 2009, settling in where they can have the biggest impact instead of where they are most needed to provide depth.
February 7, 2009
It's "homecoming" for several Vandals, as Idaho takes on Hawaii today on the islands (8pm PST kickoff, ESPN GamePlan). For coach ROBB AKEY, progress is being made: "We ARE on the right track, and I think our players are understanding that as well. They've been playing their tails off, they're playing physical, they're flying around. They believe in what they're doing. We're a good family."
November 22, 2008
THE 2007 SEASON SAW TWO FRESHMAN QUARTERBACKS take their lumps learning a new offense under a first-year coaching staff. Redshirt freshman NATHAN ENDERLE was the starter for the season opener at USC, and true freshman Quin Ashley moved to QB from safety following a mid-season injury to Enderle. Inside we talk to Enderle about the strides he - and the Vandals - made this spring.
July 2, 2008
Looking ready to play, junior Second Team All-WAC strong safety SHILOH KEO led a new-look Vandal defensive backfield in Idaho's first week of Spring Drills. The offseason so far has been good to the Vandals, with another solid winter in the weightroom complete and most of the bumps and bruises from last fall heeled.
March 30, 2008
True freshman QUIN ASHLEY, a gifted athlete who began his Idaho career twelve short weeks ago as a safety, has played on special teams all season, and in the last three weeks has stepped in at quarterback to help fill-in for injured starter Nathan Enderle. With each passing week his confidence under center has grown, as has his playing time with each game.
October 24, 2007