The Vandals are going to Boise, and I’m thankful

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

How Idaho football is teaching you how to deal with a break-up

The programs clashing Saturday in San Marcos were headed in remarkably different directions. One is receding back into the depths of the FCS, giving up the life of major college football's arms race to reinvigorate regional rivalries and gain sustainability. The other isn't. The other is all in on FBS, whether or not it can … Continue reading How Idaho football is teaching you how to deal with a break-up

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

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