September 5, 2006
The Big Cat Speaks - The Menace From Dennis
The prosecution rests. If there was any question as to whether or not the Idaho Vandal football program has been reborn under former coach Dennis Erickson, who has been highly successful in virtually every collegiate venue he has coached - the Vandals' first game, a close 27-17 loss to Michigan State in East Lansing last week, should be enough to answer most questions. If there are remaining questions, allow WSU head coach Bill Doba answer them for you.
"Idaho is much improved. They just played hard [against the Spartans] and Michigan State's offensive line was huge. Their guys stay on their blocks on special teams, they're very physical. They're a lot better than they were a few years ago," says Doba, who attributes part of the improvement to the arrival of Erickson. "I think he brought instant credibility. It's an attitude change."
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