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Getting drafted would be a kick but Idaho’s Austin Rehkow won’t be watching

Austin Rehkow doesn’t plan on tuning into a moment of NFL draft coverage this weekend. He won’t be glued to his phone for updates, either.

UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:51 p.m.

Idaho Vandals work to improve defensive secondary after bowl-winning season

Lloyd Hightower is listed at 173 pounds on the Idaho spring football roster.

Idaho’s Trent Cowan was born and raised to play football for Vandals

Trent Cowan grew up wanting to play for the Idaho Vandals – to play for the team he had loved all his life. He also dreamed of facing Boise State …

Vandals welcome December practices as they prepare for Potato Bowl

On Thursday evening, the Idaho Vandals completed their fifth practice to prep for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, where they will face Colorado State on Thursday at 4 …

Football preview: Georgia State Panthers at Idaho Vandals

They’re guaranteed to go to a bowl and finish fourth in the Sun Belt. So what’s left to motivate the Vandals as they finish the regular season against Georgia State? …

Isaiah Saunders’ inspired play lifts Vandals to win over Louisiana-Lafayette

Isaiah Saunders punched in the go-ahead touchdown, Austin Rehkow drilled a 50-yard field goal and Idaho rolled to a 23-13 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Idaho quarterback Matt Linehan named Sun Belt offensive player of week

Idaho junior quarterback Matt Linehan was chosen the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week after a career night in leading the Vandals past New Mexico State last Saturday. …

Idaho Vandals football capsule

Idaho Vandals football capsule

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 9:23 p.m.

Petrino accepts blame for Vandals shortcomings

Paul Petrino shouldered all of the blame. The backbreaking blocked field goal, the poor execution on offense, the shoddy special teams? “That all just goes back to me,” the Idaho …

Blanchette: Sun Belt doesn’t need Idaho Vandals anymore

Another day, another fist to the chops for the University of Idaho, another palm to the forehead for anyone with a front-row seat to this tired charade.

Idaho falls to Appalachian State for third straight loss

Jalin Moore rushed for 244 yards and Appalachian State controlled possession for 37 minutes in a 47-20 victory over the Idaho Vandals on Saturday.

Idaho Vandals football star Dezmon Epps seen in video of theft

Security video footage from the VandalStore on the University of Idaho campus shows star Vandals receiver Dezmon Epps and several teammates stealing merchandise from the store, according to a university …

Vandals all in on Ohio opener

MOSCOW, Idaho – Where most see a tough home test against a team that disposed of Idaho last season, Idaho’s third-year coach Paul Petrino sees a game which could turn …

Bradley, UI defense take their turn in scrimmage

MOSCOW, Idaho – Quinton Bradley didn’t mince words when recalling Idaho’s first scrimmage of the spring. The offense put up 10 touchdowns with ease, five of them being capped on …

Defense delivers in Vandals srimmage

The Idaho Vandals defense as a whole tallied 18 sacks as part of a 32 tackle-for-loss afternoon and wore the offense out enough by the end of Saturday’s scrimmage to …

Linehan shows off his legs in Idaho scrimmage

MOSCOW, Idaho – Matt Linehan is being asked to live life outside the pocket. The sophomore may have an advantage in Idaho’s quarterback competition, but it just means third-year coach …

UI football confirms USC, Auburn

The University of Idaho and Sun Belt Conference released the 2015 football schedules this morning. Idaho athletic director Rob Spear did a bit of work adjusting the non-conference schedule.

Ex-QB McCain now star for Idaho at receiver

Josh McCain didn’t spend a Saturday afternoon curled up with a book of self-help slogans to decide that life wasn’t going to get better by chance, but by change. He …

Linehan & Son a going concern

The coach’s kid is sport’s favorite talisman, often presumed to be a team’s shortcut to success. And if it doesn’t always work out that way, at least things don’t have …

Preview: Idaho at Louisiana-Monroe

UI at UL Monroe Kickoff: 4 p.m. PDT, Malone Stadium, Monroe, Louisiana

Preview: Vandals at Gators

Vandals at Gators Kickoff: 4 p.m. PDT, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, Florida

Idaho QB candidates don’t have best day

MOSCOW, Idaho – All week, Idaho head football coach Paul Petrino had seen progress. His dueling quarterbacks, Matt Linehan and Chad Chalich, were getting better. On Wednesday morning, in fact, …

Idaho quarterbacks have sub-par day in scrimmage

Idaho Vandals quarterbacks Chad Chalich and Matt Linehan both threw two interceptions and posted similar numbers in the second scrimmage of fall camp.

Dezmon Epps dismissed from UI football

MOSCOW, Idaho – Dezmon Epps was formulating his goals for the 2014 football season long before Idaho’s 2013 campaign was over. Back in October, he said he wanted to lead …

Vandals slapped with postseason ban

The common joke on Twitter Saturday morning, after Idaho announced that the NCAA had slapped its football program with a 2014 bowl ban, was the Vandals didn’t need to be …

Petrino excited after Vandals’ grand spring finale

MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho Vandals don’t have a clear-cut starting quarterback heading into the summer. But they have playmakers in spades – and a starting defensive front brimming with …

Lots of offense shown in Vandals’ marathon scrimmage

MOSCOW, Idaho – Three-quarters of the way through a nearly three-hour scrimmage on Saturday, Idaho quarterback Chad Chalich’s throwing shoulder started to tire. This was understandable on a number of …

UI’s Vandals put in a long day’s work

Chad Chalich and Matt Linehan took all the snaps during the Idaho Vandals’ 190-play football scrimmage on Saturday. It was a typically long, intense scrimmage under second-year coach Paul Petrino.

Rehkow named to first team

College football: Idaho freshman punter Austin Rehkow, Washington State safety Deone Bucannon and Washington running back Bishop Sankey were named 2013 Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Americans on Thursday. Rehkow earned …

Vandals check in, get knocked out by FSU

The Vandals were little match for the nation’s second-ranked team, Florida State, on Saturday as Idaho absorbed a lopsided 80-14 road loss at Doak Campbell Stadium.