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1991 Idaho Vandals football
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
1991 record6–5 (4–4 Big Sky)
Head coachJohn L. Smith (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorBobby Petrino (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorCraig Bray (2nd season)
Home stadiumKibbie Dome
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →

Template:1991 Big Sky football standings The 1991 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1991 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals, led by third-year head coach John L. Smith, were members of the Big Sky Conference and played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The Vandals missed the I-AA playoffs for the first time since 1984.[1] Led by sophomore quarterback Doug Nussmeier, Idaho finished the regular season at 6–5 and 4–4 in the Big Sky. The Vandals defeated rival Boise State for the tenth consecutive season.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 76:05 pmSonoma State (Div. II)*No. 3W 49–710,000
September 146:05 pm[[{{{school}}}|Southwest Texas State]]*No. 4
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, Idaho
W 41–3810,200
September 2112:05 pmat Montana StateNo. 2W 48–1410,847
September 286:05 pmNo. 17 Northern Iowa*No. 2
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, Idaho [3]
L 14–3611,500
October 51:05 pmNo. 1 NevadaNo. 17
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, Idaho [4]
L 23–3114,500
October 125:05 pmat Weber StateNo. 19L 17–4511,263
October 19at Idaho StateW 46–21
October 261:05 pmEastern Washingtondagger
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, Idaho
L 31–34 2OT14,800
November 95:05 pmat Northern ArizonaW 44–284,870
November 161:05 pmMontana
L 34–35 OT9,500
November 231:05 pmNo. 19 Boise State
W 28–2415,000

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Meehan, Jim (November 27, 1991). "Vandals thankful for future". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. D2. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=a1tWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_-8DAAAAIBAJ&pg=5111%2C5171627.
  2. Sahlberg, Bert (September 22, 1991). "UI snows 'Cats under". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1C. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_X5fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DTAMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6182%2C1629540.
  3. Sahlberg, Bert (September 29, 1991). "Northern Iowa blasts Vandals 36-14". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=BH9fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DTAMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6133%2C3384457.
  4. Sahlberg, Bert (October 6, 1991). "Vandal offense takes second half off in 31-23 loss". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Jn9fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GjAMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3584%2C1468181.
  5. Jacobson, Bryan (November 11, 1991). "WSU, UI post weekend sweep". Idahonian ((Moscow)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=MJUrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EtEFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5980%2C968338.
  6. Sahlberg, Bert (November 17, 1991). "Thump! Grizzlies block Vandal victory". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FJlfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ejEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6064%2C323222.
  7. Jacobson, Bryan (November 20, 1991). "BSU-Idaho to renew family feud". Idahonian ((Moscow)): p. 8A. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=KpUrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EtEFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6367%2C1708367.
  8. Meehan, Jim (November 23, 1991). "This time Idaho-Boise needs hype - and fans". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. B1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Z1tWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_-8DAAAAIBAJ&pg=2000%2C1509309.
  9. "Vandals". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 5B. November 24, 1991. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GplfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ejEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6002%2C2243026.

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