2007 Idaho Vandals football team
|2007 Idaho Vandals football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|2007 record||1–11 (0–8 WAC)|
|Head coach||Robb Akey (1st year)|
|Offensive coordinator||Steve Axman (1st year)|
|Defensive coordinator||Mark Criner (1st year)|
|Home stadium||Kibbie Dome
|2007 WAC football standings|
|#19 Hawaii $||8||–||0||12||–||1|
|San Jose State||4||–||4||5||–||7|
|New Mexico State||1||–||7||4||–||9|
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.
|September 1||8:15 PM||at No. 1 USC*||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA||FSN||L 10-38||90,917|
|September 8||2:00 PM||Cal Poly*||Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID||W 20-13||9,820|
|September 15||8:00 PM||at Washington State*||Martin Stadium • Pullman, 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||No. 17 Hawaii||Kibbie Dome • Moscow, ID||L 20-48||13,807|
|October 6||2:00 PM||at San José State||Spartan Stadium • San 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 Stadium • Las Cruces, NM||L 31-45||15,788|
|October 27||2:00 PM||at Nevada||Mackay Stadium • Reno, 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 No. 15 Boise State||Bronco Stadium • Boise, 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. Homecoming. #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.
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.
|David Vobora||LB||7th||252||St. Louis Rams|
- "Football statistics - 2007 - Idaho Vandals". wacsports.com. Retrieved September 11, 2011.
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