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"Idaho is a good fit for me"

Chalich threw 42 TDs and just 2 picks in 2011

AT THE END OF NOVEMBER THE VANDAL FOOTBALL TEAM received an early Christmas present when Coeur d'Alene high school record-setting quarterback CHAD CHALICH made a commitment to the University of Idaho. A prolific dual-threat quarterback, Chalich's stats as a 2-year starter are staggering, including 6,485 yards passing, 74 TDs, back-to-back Class 5A State Championships and a No.29 National Ranking.

Following a season in which the Vandal offense ranked near the bottom of most statistical categories nationally, Idaho is clearly making the offensive side of the ball a priority for the 2012 recruiting class. Of Idaho's 11 known early verbal commitments at the end of December, only one lines up defensively. And for good reason. As potent as the Vandal offense was in 2009 (ranked 22nd... Recommended Stories