Team preview: Idaho

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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)

Life in the Big West Conference wasn't kind to the Idaho Vandals last season. It doesn't figure to get any easier this year in the WAC.

Entering his fifth campaign as head coach for the recently struggling program, Leonard Perry isn't in much of a position to challenge for anything his inaugural year in the stronger league.