I wasn’t prepared for any of this, and it was one of the best days of my life

Almost nothing about Thursday was even close to how I imagined it. This realization came as I sprinted onto the disgusting blue turf, frantically looking for anybody and everybody to hug. I planted my first foot into the turf and expected the tears to flow from the my eyes. They never came. Before the game, as … Continue reading I wasn’t prepared for any of this, and it was one of the best days of my life

Idaho’s breakthrough season more than just football for me, kind of.

First off, let's be clear. Outside of the realm of the positive impacts on student-athletes it can have, college football is not as important as the giant television contracts tell you it is. I'm as guilty as anybody as having supported schools in the past which follow the money and are morally corrupt in putting football … Continue reading Idaho’s breakthrough season more than just football for me, kind of.

Upset with the Big Sky decision, Pilant won’t waver from Vandal pride

  Douglas Pilant can recall the disappointments over the years as much as he can recall what endears him to the University of Idaho. The latest of which came in April when the university announced its decision to forgo FBS independence and recede back into the Big Sky and FCS. "I was in the camp … Continue reading Upset with the Big Sky decision, Pilant won’t waver from Vandal pride