I know where I was when Robb Akey decided to Go For Two. I know where I was when he told me to watch the second half because I was gonna love it. I was at my best friend's house in Kent. At the time it was just a game in the background. I wasn't … Continue reading Your stories from the 2009 Humanitarian Bowl victory
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.
The greatest thing about being part of the University of Idaho community is how close knit it all is. Hardly ever do you meet somebody who doesn't have a handful of mutual friends with you. And, from there, it's so easy to bond, meet new people and grow your Vandal family. That's also where it … Continue reading Take care of yourselves, Vandal family
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
Selfishly, I was besides myself excited when it was officially announced Idaho would be bumped into the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. And we have a hurricane in Florida to thank for it. You see, Hurricane Matthew postponed LSU at Florida, rescheduling the game for Baton Rouge and bumping South Alabama off the Tigers' schedule. Without … Continue reading The Vandals are going to Boise, and I’m thankful