Idaho says star WR Dezmon Epps suspended indefinitely

MOSCOW, Idaho -- The Idaho football program says star wide receiver Dezmon Epps has been suspended indefinitely after being accused of hitting his girlfriend.Coach Paul Petrino said Monday that there will be a full investigation into the allegation before a decision is made on Epps' future with the team. Petrino added that he has zero tolerance for inappropriate behavior toward women...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Linehan, Penny lead Idaho past Louisiana-Monroe, 27-13

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Matt Linehan threw three touchdown passes and Elijhaa Penny finished with 184 yards rushing on 36 carries - both career highs - to help Idaho beat Louisiana-Monroe 27-13 Saturday. Linehan was 23-of-39 passing for 315 yards including second-half touchdowns of 34 and 23 yards to Deon Watson. The Vandals (3-4, 2-2 Sun Belt), who beat Troy 19-16 last Saturday, won...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern beats Idaho 44-20

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Matt Breida ran for 179 yards and two touchdowns as Georgia Southern beat Idaho 44-20 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night. Breida had touchdown runs of 83 and 66 yards for the Eagles (3-1, 1-0). Kevin Ellison threw for 105 yards and rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns. Alex Hanks kicked three field goals. Breida's first touchdown run and a trio of...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho needs comeback to beat Wofford 41-38

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Aaron Duckworth ran for three touchdowns and Matt Linehan threw for 334 yards and ran for 50 to lead Idaho past Wofford 41-38 on Saturday. Duckworth's 10-yard touchdown with 11:19 left were game's final points. The winning score was set up by Linehan's 34-yard dash on fourth and seven from Wofford's 44. Duckworth also had a 10 yard TD in the second quarter for...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho WR Dezmon Epps suspended for USC game

Idaho Vandals senior wide receiver Dezmon Epps has been suspended for this weekend’s game against the USC Trojans after he was identified as the culprit in an August shoplifting incident. KLEW TV reported Epps’ suspension on Twitter. BREAKING: Idaho WR Dezmon Epps, suspended for Saturday's game at USC. Epps was ID'd in Aug shoplifting incident today —...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho star WR caught on camera stealing merchandise

Well, now there is more trouble for Paul Petrino’s program. On Friday morning, news surfaced that Idaho Vandals star wide receiver Dezmon Epps was identified on video that shows him and teammates stealing merchandise from the VandalStore on campus. Cornerback Isaiah Taylor was also seen on tape. Last season, Epps was dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules which was...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

USC favored vs. Idaho by their largest spread since 2009

USC is obviously confident heading into their match with the Idaho Vandals, considering their opponent has won just four games in the last four seasons. The last time the USC Trojans played Idaho, the SoCal boys came out on top by a score of 28-10. The 28-point victory is obviously impressive, but the Trojans are expected to win by an even larger deficit than they did in 2007.  In...
Via FOX Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Idaho Be USC's Easiest Opponent ... Ever?

The USC Trojans will face the Idaho Vandals this weekend, which is interesting mostly because of how bad Idaho has been over the last few seasons.  According to, the Idaho Vandals have only won four games over the course of the last four college football seasons. So where does Idaho rank in terms of the easiest teams that USC has ever had to play? A quick glance at...
Via FOX Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football to Face Idaho in 2019 Season Opener

Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced that the Nittany Lions will open the 2019 season against the Idaho Vandals at Beaver Stadium. The game will be held on Aug. 31, according to This game will mark the first meeting between the two schools’ respective programs’ histories. After scheduling Idaho, Penn State is now set to face off against teams from...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Petrino took care of players' shoplifting incident

By Steve DelVecchio Several University of Idaho football players stole nearly $400 worth of clothing from the campus store earlier this month, but it sounds like they were fortunate enough to avoid legal trouble after their coach bailed them out. According to a police report that was obtained by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, VandalStore manager Scott McDonald contacted police...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho’s Paul Petrino denies being restrained in altercation

A press conference was held Thursday afternoon in response to allegations that Idaho Vandals head coach Paul Petrino was restrained while confronting a reporter during practice on Wednesday.   University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear stood along side Petrino and issued a statement. “I witnessed Coach Petrino’s verbal exchange with several reporters from a distance,” Spear...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Petrino flips out on reporters, bans media from practice

By Steve DelVecchio Idaho football coach Paul Petrino banned the media from Thursday’s practice after he became enraged over the way one or two reporters were covering his team. He also allegedly flipped out on a reporter and needed to be restrained by an assistant coach. Michael-Shawn Dugar of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News shared the story of his Wednesday interaction with Petrino...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Restrained Idaho coach Paul Petrino hurls verbal assaults at local media

Apparently Bobby isn't the only bad boy in the family, as Louisville's infamous head coach has a brother currently coaching the Idaho Vandals.  Head coach Paul Petrino, fresh off a 1-10 season, recently took time away from Vandal practice to berate a local reporter named Michael-Shawn Dugar. Dugar wrote about the incident Thursday for the Moscow-Pullman Daily News Online. Following...
Via FOX Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho’s Paul Petrino restrained from going after reporter

The stress of running a losing team seems to be getting the best of Idaho Vandals head coach Paul Petrino. According to a report from the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, others had to restrain Petrino because he went after the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Michael-Shawn Dugar and another reporter. Petrino allegedly screamed, “If all you’re going to write is negative (expletive) then none...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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