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2017 Idaho Vandals football
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2017 record4–8 (3–5 Sun Belt)
Head coachPaul Petrino (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorKris Cinkovich (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Breske (3rd season)
Home stadiumKibbie Dome
(Capacity: 16,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →

Template:2017 Sun Belt football standings The 2017 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Vandals played their home games at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho, and competed in the Sun Belt Conference. They were led by fifth-year head coach Paul Petrino. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in Sun Belt play to finish in a tie for eighth place.

The season marked the Vandals' final year in the Sun Belt and the FBS, as the team will rejoin the Big Sky Conference and FCS in 2018.

Previous season Edit

The Vandals finished the 2016 season 9–4, 6–2 in Sun Belt play to finish in tie for third place. They were invited to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl where they defeated Colorado State.

ScheduleEdit

Idaho announced its football schedule on March 1, 2017 and the regular season consisted of six home games and six away games, with four each in the Sun Belt Conference. The Vandals hosted Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Louisiana–Lafayette, and Louisiana–Monroe, and traveled to Georgia State, New Mexico State, South Alabama, and Troy[1]

The Vandals hosted two of the four non-conference opponents, Sacramento State from the Big Sky Conference and UNLV from the Mountain West Conference, and traveled to Western Michigan from the Mid-American Conference and Missouri from the Southeastern Conference.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 316:00 p.m.Sacramento State*ESPN3W 28–610,526
September 94:00 p.m.UNLV*
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3L 16–4410,156
September 164:00 p.m.at Western Michigan*ESPN3L 28–3725,732
September 2311:00 a.m.at South AlabamaESPN3W 29–23 2OT12,603
October 72:00 p.m.Louisiana–Lafayettedagger
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3L 16–2114,198
October 142:00 p.m.Appalachian State
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3L 20–2310,168
October 2110:00 a.m.at Missouri*SECNL 21–6847,648
October 282:00 p.m.Louisiana–Monroe
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3W 31–2310,705
November 26:15 p.m.at TroyESPNUL 21–2420,341
November 182:00 p.m.Coastal Carolina
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3L 7–137,444
November 251:00 p.m.at New Mexico StateESPN3L 10–1721,894
December 211:00 a.m.at Georgia StateESPN3W 24–1014,163
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summariesEdit

Sacramento StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 0 6 0 0 6
Vandals 0 14 7 7 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1989 IDA, 45–3


UNLVEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 7 3 24 10 44
Vandals 0 3 7 6 16



Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2016 IDA, 33–30OT


at Western MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 7 7 14 0 28
Broncos 3 3 13 18 37



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2014 WMU, 45–33


at South AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 3 7 0 10 29
Jaguars 10 3 0 7 23



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2016 IDA, 38–31


Louisiana–LafayetteEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Ragin' Cajuns 7 7 7 0 21
Vandals 7 3 3 3 16



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2016 IDA, 23–13


Appalachian StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 0 0 7 16 23
Vandals 0 17 3 0 20



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2016 APST, 37–19


at MissouriEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 7 7 0 7 21
Tigers 34 17 14 3 68



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 1963 MIZZ, 24–0


Louisiana–MonroeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Warhawks 0 7 6 10 23
Vandals 14 14 3 0 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–3 2016 IDA, 34–31


at TroyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 7 0 0 14 21
Trojans 0 10 7 7 24



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2016 TROY, 34–16


Coastal CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Chanticleers 0 10 0 3 13
Vandals 7 0 0 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at New Mexico StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 0 7 3 0 10
Aggies 14 0 0 3 17



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–7 2016 IDA, 55–23


at Georgia StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 7 7 3 7 24
Panthers 7 3 0 0 10



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2016 IDA, 37–12


ReferencesEdit

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