Category: News

  • Preview: Eck Uncovers More Vandal History Ahead of EWU Matchup

    Preview: Eck Uncovers More Vandal History Ahead of EWU Matchup

    While the infamous King Spud remains ever elusive, Vandal coach Jason Eck unearthed another traveling trophy earlier this week that many thought had been lost to Father Time. Seemingly buried somewhere deep in a Kibbie Dome storage closet and collecting dust for more than two decades was the Governor’s Cup—an impressive prize standing three feet […]

  • Tubs from Taiwan: There’s a first time for everything, don’t look away now

    Jason Eck left one of the best assistant coaching jobs in the FCS because he wanted to experience firsts. His first head coaching job, the first program that was truly all his for him to build from the grand up, the first chance for him to establish himself as an FCS household name. These firsts […]

  • Vandals Take Uppercut But Remain in Playoff Mix

    Forget all about Washington State and Indiana—the real litmus test for Idaho was Saturday’s showdown with No. 2 Sacramento State. To be fair, there were certainly some moral victories for the Vandals when they pushed their Palouse neighbor to the brink of an upset at Martin Stadium and cruised to a double-digit halftime lead on […]

  • Tubs from Taiwan: No time to sleep

    Don’t ask me about my sleep habits–I’ll just tell you they’re bad. Eight hours on a workday? We can compromise on five. I’ve got shows to watch and games to play. We only get so many hours in a day. What I haven’t done often since moving to Taiwan is waking up at 3 am […]

  • Vandals Serve Up “Moscow Special” to Visiting Vikes

    Vandals Serve Up “Moscow Special” to Visiting Vikes

    There’s little doubt Jason Eck would be the life of the party in Vegas. In his first year of head coaching duties, the Idaho skipper has shown a tendency to roll the dice in pivotal moments—including a surprise onside kick in last weekend’s matchup with third-ranked Montana that completely swung the momentum during his team’s […]