The 2009 Aggie football season brings the return of our Know The Foe feature. The season opener against WAC foe Idaho gives us the opportunity to talk to Travis Mason-Bushman, editor of the outstanding Idaho Vandal blog Vandal Nation. Vandal Nation is published in association with the Idaho Argonaut, the Idaho student newspaper and is the definitive source for Idaho sports online.
How do Idaho fans feel about opening the season with a WAC game?
Mixed feelings - but honestly, I think it's better than opening with a body-bag game. It's gonna give us a chance to build confidence, and it forces the team to get in the winning mindset right away. It's a "fair fight" so to speak - both teams are in the rebuilding process, and both teams now have a winnable game to open the season. It's really going to set the tone for the year. If the Vandals can get the win, then we look like a team moving in the right direction, maybe back toward a modicum of respectability. If we screw the pooch, it's gonna be a long two months 'til hoops season. Continue Reading This Post >>