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
Aguably, the success of the 2009 season rests squarely on the shoulders of the Vandal defensive line this fall. Obviously, its a team game and all units will need to play well to register more wins. But this group must set the tone defensively. With preseason All-WAC 1st Team selection JONAH SATARAKA (6-2, 289) leading the charge at noseguard, the Vandals will focus on becoming a brick wall.
September 2, 2009
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
Following Saturday afternoon's loss to Nevada, Idaho's top performers on the afternoon spoke with the media, including true freshman kick returner KAMA BAILEY who had a stellar afternoon as the star of a kick return unit that had by far it's best game in years. Joining Bailey was starting noseguard Oga Faumui following his best game of the year, and starting tailback Deonte Jackson.
October 6, 2008
WHILE EVERY COLLEGE COACH in America hopes for 100 percent of a recruiting class to qualify, reality is such that a lesser number make it in. In the incoming ‘07 WSU class, long known as a solid academic group, several rookies enrolled earlier this summer. More have been streaming in over recent days. So how did Washington State's 2007 class fare on meeting NCAA academic requirements? Read on.
July 26, 2007
WASHINGTON STATE TRIPPED in a junior college defensive lineman this past weekend. Seems the lad during his sophomore campaign in '06, despite being a couple big steak dinners shy of 300 pounds, was athletic enough to actually play defensive end and look pretty darned good doing it, according to his JC coach. Followers of the state of Washington prep football scene will recognize the name.
February 5, 2007