Stories tagged: paul petrino
UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020
Safety concerns, social change on minds of Idaho football players, coaches as program heads into season
World War II. Would that be how far back you would have to go to find a year with so many unsettling cross currents as college football teams try to …
UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2020
Quarterback Colton Richardson will not be with Idaho’s football program in 2020 because of a credit-hours issue stemming from a medical withdrawal in fall 2019, the Lewiston High School graduate …
UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020
At this point, it’s clear all the 2020 college football season’s participants will be a bit off their routines.
UPDATED: Sat., March 14, 2020
Idaho football’s spring game has been canceled, the school announced Saturday.
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Before the start of Ferris’ football season last fall, coach Tom Yearout got the kind of pleasant surprise coaches dream about. Tarynce Antolin, who won a state championship the previous …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
In its 11-player early signing class, Idaho added intriguing athletic talent. It built on its legacy. It brought in several players who are expected to play immediately and it poached …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Petrino this week said Idaho’s game against the Grizzlies in Missoula will be won by the team that can dominate on the offensive and defensive lines.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Fifty years from now, Logan Kendall may tell his grandchildren about the touchdown he scored against Penn State. But he is under no illusion about his primary role with the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Analysis: Idaho makes a Big Sky statement with upset victory of perennial conference power Eastern Washington
The Idaho team that was supposed to show up last year and run roughshod over the Big Sky Conference finally arrived.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
As college football’s 150th-anniversary season commences, there’s both good and bad news for Idaho as it looks to improve upon last fall’s four-win campaign.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
It could be a game of ‘Guess Who’ for Idaho when it comes to defense with the addition of several talented newcomers
It was a painful lesson, but in their return to the Big Sky Conference a year ago, the Idaho Vandals learned there is no such thing as extraneous turf. It …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
From now on, Idaho will be into a regular-season routine of preparing for upcoming opponents, beginning with Penn State Aug. 31. But as the team leaves behind running endless reps …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
With two weeks to go before the season opener, Idaho’s practices will begin to focus heavily on its plan for Penn State, according to head coach Paul Petrino.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
In the competitive manner of brothers, Kaden and Christian Elliss kept a running tally of their respective exploits as members of the Idaho Vandals’ defense last season.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
But, in the early sessions of preseason camp, veteran receivers Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood have played lights-out, and the secondary, of late, has begun to rise to the challenge. …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
Idaho wide receivers Jeff Cotton, Curtell Haywood excited to take on leadership roles after first practice
The first practice was complete, and Jeff Cotton and Cutrell Haywood came off the field Saturday in the early Palouse twilight with the purposeful, satisfied air of people who had …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
The business of constructing an identity for the Idaho Vandals begins Saturday when they practice as a team for the first time in the 2019 preseason.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
Idaho suffered a rude awakening in its return to the Big Sky Conference last season.
Mon., July 15, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.