Category: Athletics

  • Part one: To understand Spear’s challenge today, we must understand the past

    Part one: To understand Spear’s challenge today, we must understand the past

    Everything about Rob Spear this day was scripted. Of course, his words. But also his demeanor. His behavior. And, try as he might, his body language. Chuck Staben – the sixth person to serve as President of University of Idaho during Spear’s 12-year tenure as athletic director (three of them interim) – sat confidently to […]

  • Offering our thanks to Mike Leach, Bronco Mendenhall

    Offering our thanks to Mike Leach, Bronco Mendenhall

    Remember when I told you Idaho is going to a bowl game this year? I’m not often wrong about this team. I just know my shit. Idaho is well on track toward making a bowl game. The Vandals are 3-3, having played Washington, Washington State and Troy. All of those teams will win at least […]

  • Missing: Idaho’s efficient passing game. Please report if found.

    Missing: Idaho’s efficient passing game. Please report if found.

    Let’s get this out of the way now: Troy is really good. Really fucking good. The Trojans were unequivocally the better football team on Saturday and it wasn’t even close. It wasn’t ever close, even when Idaho inched its way to a 6-0 lead early in the game. There’s evidence to support Troy has been […]

  • Uniform prediction: Week five vs. Troy

    Uniform prediction: Week five vs. Troy

    Alright, I really should have known. With a 2-2 squad returning home for a winnable Homecoming tilt against Troy, the Vandals are going back to a traditional look that hasn’t been sported at the Kibbie Dome since 2011. Black helmets were introduced in 2012, and were used in every season since until the final week […]

  • Forget what you thought about Idaho, this team is different.

    Forget what you thought about Idaho, this team is different.

    I was right. I was right about why the Idaho football team is good this year. Make no mistake about it, this football team is good. We proved it last Saturday night in Las Vegas. I told you Matt Linehan would propel this team. I said we were going to put up the numbers offensively and […]