Robb Akey's Idaho Vandals opened as 28.5-point underdogs in Saturday's game at Boise State. Normally, coaches who are facing an expected bludgeoning say nice things about their opponent, hoping to soften the blow.
But Akey decided to shred the coaching handbook Monday by taking several swipes at the Broncos.
"My goal is that on Saturday night that I will be the least popular individual with every administrator within the WAC conference because we have taken the BCS hopes away from our conference," Akey said. "That's my goal and desire."
He was just getting started.