Stories tagged: Paul Petrino
Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
With a free-flowing mullet matching his father’s college hairdo, Eastern Washington defensive lineman Dylan Ledbetter was the life of the Big Sky Kickoff party.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Following the Vandals practice Monday, Idaho coach Paul Petrino delivered a fundamental precept. “Whatever team hits the other team’s quarterback most usually wins.”
Fri., April 5, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
If the Idaho Vandals rise up and take control of a football game next fall, the foundation for such upheaval may have been laid in a play in Friday’s scrimmage.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
No longer ago than last spring, Idaho’s impressionable young defenders could sit around the locker room after practice and listen to the old linebackers tell stories about their Super Bowl …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Looking for a sure thing? Bet heavily and confidently that the Idaho Vandals will be watching “300” for a pre-game movie next fall.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
No one should have to learn it like this, but Collin Sather, who said in high school “the most important thing to me is to be a coachable player,” is …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Along with 14 early signees, nine of whom are already enrolled, the Vandals feature a class of 24 newcomers, with possibly one more late signing to occur.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Idaho bolsters big-play potential, adds numbers in the trenches on first day of NCAA early signing period
The Vandals could also get immediate help from Satchel Escalante, a 6-0, 182-pound safety from Scottsdale Community College in Casa Grande. Arizona, and Siliweinusi “Vei” Tomasi, 6-1, 310, and a …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
The Idaho Vandals are playing out the final game in a 4-6 season. But instead of finding themselves in a Big Sky Conference outpost in early winter, the Vandals on …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Among the arcane assortment of cups, boots, boats, bells, buckets, artillery and statuary that comprise trophies in college football rivalries, Idaho coach Paul Petrino may have vied for one of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
After practice one day early this week, when everyone had jogged into the locker room, Idaho senior linebackers Kaden Elliss and Ed Hall and a couple of teammates reassembled on …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Idaho fashioned its first Big Sky Conference football victory since its return to the conference after 23 years away, wearing down Portland State 20-7 on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
To jump-start a Big Sky Conference season that was becalmed in a decisive 44-21 loss to UC Davis last week, Idaho needs to do at least two things on Saturday …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Surviving a first-half test when it fell behind, settling into its assignments and physically wearing down Western New Mexico as the game wore on allowed Idaho to finish with a …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Whatever else Idaho sees when it opens the home season Saturday against Western New Mexico, the Vandals will be facing a team that must really like football. The Mustangs endured …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 5 a.m.
Job one for Idaho when it opens the season against Fresno State Saturday is to introduce doubt to the Bulldogs.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 7:42 a.m.
With little more than a week to go before its season-opening game with Fresno State, Idaho loosened the training wheels a bit Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Quarterbacks Mason Petrino and Colton Richardson combined to throw for 10 touchdowns. Petrino tossed eight, completing three to Connor Whitney and a pair to Cutrell Haywood, who also caught a …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Offensive line play just fundamentally looks right when it is working. Apply force, move a resisting object. Jump out at the correct angle and cut off an object vectoring toward …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
When last seen in connection with University of Idaho football in December, Aaron Duckworth was lighting up Georgia State for 113 yards and a touchdown to finish a 1,025-yard rushing …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Mason Petrino had a star turn at quarterback as Colton Richardson was among several prominent players who sat out the session.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Whoever takes snaps for Idaho will have David Ungerer and Kaden Elliss as veteran targets. But most of Idaho’s receivers are newcomers whose next catches for the Vandals will be …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Mason Petrino, Colton Richardson both showing signs of improvement at quarterback for Idaho football
Less than a week into the Idaho Vandals’ preseason camp, Mason Petrino’s overarching issue isn’t a looming quarterback competition with Colton Richardson.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Next to hoisting a trophy at the end of the year, the best day in a football season might be the day players report for fall camp.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
As the Idaho Vandals head into their first preseason camp since their return to the Big Sky Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision, the many pieces of the puzzle of …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Idaho senior linebacker and tight end Kaden Elliss was named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville (Kentucky) Sports Commission announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Longtime Carroll College football coach Bob Petrino Sr., the father of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and Idaho coach Paul Petrino, has died at his home in Montana. He was …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
The Eagles were picked first in the both the preseason Big Sky Conference coaches and media polls released Monday. It’s the first time the program was first in both polls …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Idaho football was not spared the irrevocable calculus of spring.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
A seven-play opening drive that began with a 20-yard pass from Mason Petrino to Kaden Ellis and ended with Petrino racing around right end from two yards out for a …