2016 Idaho Vandals football
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl champion
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2016 record9–4 (6–2 Sun Belt)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorKris Cinkovich (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Breske (2nd season)
Home stadiumKibbie Dome
(Capacity: 16,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Sun Belt Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Appalachian State +   7 1     10 3  
Arkansas State +   7 1     8 5  
Troy   6 2     10 3  
Idaho   6 2     9 4  
Louisiana–Lafayette   5 3     6 7  
Georgia Southern   4 4     5 7  
Louisiana–Monroe   3 5     4 8  
South Alabama   2 6     6 7  
Georgia State   2 6     3 9  
New Mexico State   2 6     3 9  
Texas State   0 8     2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 2016 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fourth-year head coach Paul Petrino and played their home games at Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho. The Vandals were football-only members of the Sun Belt Conference, and finished the season at 9–4, with a 6–2 record in conference to tie for third place. They were invited to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, where they defeated Colorado State.

Schedule

Idaho announced their 2016 football schedule on March 3, with five of the twelve games at home.[1]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 pmMontana State*SWXW 20–1711,987
September 102:00 pmat No. 8 Washington*P12NL 14–5960,678
September 1711:00 amat Washington State*P12NL 6–5628,477
September 246:00 pmat UNLV*CIW 33–30 OT17,229
October 12:00 pmTroy
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3L 13–3413,392
October 84:00 pmat Louisiana–MonroeESPN3W 34–319,524
October 152:00 pmNew Mexico State
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
SWXW 55–2310,278
October 2212:30 pmat Appalachian StateESPN3L 19–3726,931
November 52:00 pmat Louisiana–LafayetteESPN3W 23–1321,367
November 121:00 pmat Texas StateESPN3W 47–1415,314
November 2612:30 pmSouth Alabama
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ASNW 38–319,049
December 32:00 pmGeorgia State
  • Kibbie Dome
  • Moscow, ID
ESPN3W 37–1211,242
December 224:00 pmvs. Colorado State*ESPNW 61–5024,975

Game summaries

Montana State

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 7 3 7 0 17
Vandals 17 3 0 0 20

See also: 2016 Montana State Bobcats football team

at Washington

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 0 0 7 7 14
#8 Huskies 7 28 14 10 59

See also: 2016 Washington Huskies football team

at Washington State

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 3 0 3 0 6
Cougars 7 14 7 28 56

See also: 2016 Washington State Cougars football team and Battle of the Palouse

at UNLV

1 2 3 4OT Total
Vandals 7 10 3 76 33
Rebels 0 14 3 103 30

See also: 2016 UNLV Rebels football team

Troy

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 14 7 13 0 34
Vandals 6 0 0 7 13

See also: 2016 Troy Trojans football team

at Louisiana–Monroe

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 16 8 7 3 34
Warhawks 0 21 3 7 31

See also: 2016 Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football team

New Mexico State

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 13 3 0 7 23
Vandals 7 20 21 7 55

See also: 2016 New Mexico State Aggies football team

at Appalachian State

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 0 6 3 10 19
Mountaineers 10 0 13 14 37

See also: 2016 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team

at Louisiana–Lafayette

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 10 7 3 3 23
Ragin' Cajuns 3 10 0 0 13

See also: 2016 Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns football team

at Texas State

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 14 17 9 7 47
Bobcats 14 0 0 0 14

See also: 2016 Texas State Bobcats football team

South Alabama

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 7 14 7 3 31
Vandals 14 10 7 7 38

See also: 2016 South Alabama Jaguars football team

Georgia State

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 6 6 0 0 12
Vandals 14 10 10 3 37

See also: 2016 Georgia State Panthers football team


vs. Colorado State–Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

1 2 3 4 Total
Vandals 0 20 21 20 61
Rams 0 7 7 36 50

See also: 2016 Colorado State Rams football team and 2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

References

  1. ^ "2016 Idaho Vandals Football Schedule". FBSSchedules. March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016.