What I remember most about my last meeting with Rob Spear is the map he showed. He turned his computer toward me on the other side side of the desk, revealing a map of all of the FBS football programs in the United States. "Long term, I think this map is very revealing," he told…Read more Part two: Rob Spear gave UI what it wanted … Longevity, not vision
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…Read more Part one: To understand Spear’s challenge today, we must understand the past
Listen to that. Now listen to it again. You know what that is, right? It's Jon Newlee, the head coach of the University of Idaho's championship-winning women's basketball program, immediately after beating Idaho State 67-55 in the Big Sky championship game responding to shit-talking Bengals fans who can't stand the fact Newlee took an upgrade to…Read more Want to be proud to be a Vandal? Try women’s sports.
Below is about 800 words analyzing the reason I think Idaho decided so hastily and definitively to put football in the Big Sky. For the tl;dr crowd please refer to this Lil' Dicky video that does a better job of explaining it than my post. The character key below the video will help you make better…Read more Explaining Idaho to the Big Sky with rap music, plus analysis or whatever
I literally knew nobody when I drove into Moscow one August 2011 afternoon. I'd only scarcely visited and explored the town I'd call home for the next five years of my life. The bar I was actually excited to go to all the time was CJ's. I spent two nights there over Apple Cup 2010…Read more Thank you, Corner Club
Inebriated but Nasty will be the Op-Ed section of the website where I go on rants and give you my hot takes about anything regarding Vandal athletics or even the university as a whole. How much I post here will depend entirely on how much I drink during games, I think.