• A personal thank you to Vandal football, because THIS IS HAPPENING

    A personal thank you to Vandal football, because THIS IS HAPPENING

    If you are, for whatever reason, interested in seeing a grown man trying his hardest to suppress himself from crying then come find me on Saturday. The University of Idaho is four quarters of football away from qualifying as a bowl eligible football team. This statement in itself in surreal. Idaho, the team that literally […]

  • Part two: Rob Spear gave UI what it wanted … Longevity, not vision

    Part two: Rob Spear gave UI what it wanted … Longevity, not vision

    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 […]

  • 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 […]