2007 Idaho Vandals football team

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2007 Idaho Vandals football
University of Idaho Vandals logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2007 record 1–11 (0–8 WAC)
Head coach Robb Akey
Offensive coordinator Steve Axman
Defensive coordinator Mark Criner
Home stadium Kibbie Dome
(Capacity: 17,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#19 Hawaii   8 0         12 1  
Boise State   7 1         10 3  
Fresno State   6 2         9 4  
Nevada   4 4         6 7  
Louisiana Tech   4 4         5 7  
San Jose State   4 4         5 7  
Utah State   2 6         2 10  
New Mexico State   1 7         4 9  
Idaho   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho during the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Idaho competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and played their home games in the Kibbie Dome. The Vandals were led by first-year head coach Robb Akey, hired following the departure of Dennis Erickson for Arizona State in December 2006.

The Vandals finished the season with a 1–11 overall record and 0–8 in conference play, which was the team's eighth-straight season with a losing record. Idaho's sole victory came against Cal Poly-SLO, an FCS program.

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 8:15 PM at #1 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA FSN L 10-38   90,917
September 8 2:00 PM Cal Poly* Kibbie DomeMoscow, ID W 20-13   9,820
September 15 8:00 PM at Washington State* Martin StadiumPullman, WA FSN L 28-45   32,064
September 22 2:00 PM Northern Illinois* Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID L 35-42   12,461
September 29 2:00 PM #17 Hawaii Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID L 20-48   13,807
October 6 2:00 PM at San José State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA L 14-49   16,289
October 13 2:00 PM Fresno State Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID ALT L 24-37   14,205
October 20 6:00 PM at New Mexico State Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM L 31-45   15,788
October 27 2:00 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 21-37   11,960
November 3 2:00 PM Louisiana Tech Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID L 24-30   10,479
November 17 12:00 PM at #15 Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, ID (Gov. Trophy) KTVB L 14-58   30,681
November 24 2:00 PM Utah State Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID ALT L 19-24   8,102
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

Idaho's home attendance for 2007 was 68,874 for six games, an average of 11,479.
The maximum was 14,205 for the Fresno State game on October 13,
the minimum was 8,102 for the Utah State game on November 24, two days after Thanksgiving.

NFL Draft[edit]

One Vandal was selected in the 2008 NFL Draft; David Vobora was the final pick and the draft's Mr. Irrelevant.
This ended a three year drought in the NFL Draft for Idaho. The last Vandal selection was guard Jake Scott, four years earlier in 2004.

Player Position Round Overall
Pick
Franchise
David Vobora LB 7th 252 St. Louis Rams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football statistics - 2007 - Idaho Vandals". wacsports.com. Retrieved September 11, 2011.