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#40 David Vobora
Position: LB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 214
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eugene, Ore
High School: Churchill High School
Experience: 3 Letters

2007 team captain

2006 first-team all-western athletic conference

2006 wac total tackles leader (seventh ncaa)
2006 wac solo tackles leader (fourth ncaa)

2006 idaho most valuable player 2006 idaho captains’ award

2005 idaho co-special teams player of the year

 

2006: Earned first-team all-Western Athletic Conference recognition after leading the league in total tackles (seventh nationally) and solo tackles (fourth nationally), and ranking second in tackles for loss (22nd nationally) ... was honored as Idaho’s Most Valuable Player and earned one of the team’s Captain awards ... led Vandals with 134 tackles (101 solo, 33 assists) and 15.5 tackles-for-loss (-63 yards) ... also had four passes defensed, two sacks (-18 yards), two forced fumbles, two quarterback hurries and one interception ... had double-digit tackle efforts in seven of 12 games ... had 16 tackles at Michigan State, 15 vs. New Mexico State, 14 at Washington State and Fresno State, 12 at Oregon State, 11 vs. San Jose State and 10 vs. Idaho State ... had four tackles-for-loss vs. San Jose State.

2005: Played in all 11 games and started six as key member of linebacking corps ... finished with 43 total tackles (32 solo and 11 assists) ... tied for fifth on team in total tackles ... also had six tackles-for-loss fifth on team ... forced three fumbles and had two fumble recoveries ... best game was five solo stops and three assists at Washington.

2004: Played in all 12 games and started three as a true freshman ... finished season with 17 total tackles (12 solo, five assists) ... also played on special teams ... best game was seven solo stops against Arkansas State.

High school: 2004 graduate of Churchill High School ... team captain as a junior and senior ... played linebacker, quarterback and running back ... honorable mention all-Midwestern League quarterback as a senior ... second team all-conference linebacker as a junior and honorable mention all-conference linebacker as a sophomore ... honorable mention basketball player as a senior ... also played tight end, receiver and safety during high school career ... three-year starter on defense ... National Honor Society ... Leadership representative.

Personal: son of Debbie and Andy Vobora ... born April 8, 1986 ... majoring in Sports Science.

Single-game highs

Solo tackles 15 (vs. New Mexico State, Oct. 7, 2006); Assisted tackles 8 (vs. Nevada, Nov. 4, 2006); Total tackles 16 (at Michigan State, Sept. 2, 2006); Tackles-for-loss 4 (vs. San Jose State, Nov. 26, 2006); Sacks 1, twice (vs. Boise State, Oct. 21, 2006 and vs. Nevada, Nov. 4, 2006); Forced fumbles 1, five times (at Washington State, Sept. 1, 2005; at Washington, Sept. 17, 2005); vs. Louisiana Tech, Nov. 12, 2005; at Utah State, Sept. 30, 2006,and at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 14, 2006); Fumble recoveries 1, twice (at Washington State, Sept. 1, 2005, and at Washington, Sept. 17, 2005); Interceptions 1 (at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 14, 2006); Quarterback hurries 1, twice (vs. New Mexico State, Oct. 7, 2006 and vs. Boise State, Oct. 21, 2006); Passes defensed 2 (vs. Nevada, Nov. 4, 2006).

 

Year        G             UT           AT           TT           TFL-yds          Sacks-yds      FF           FR           INT-yds  QBH        PD

2006        12            101          33            134*         15.5-63            2.0-18              2              0-0           1-2           2              4

2005        11            32            11            43            6.0-9                0                      3              2-0           0-0           0              0

2004        12            12            5              17            0-0                   0                      0              0-0           0-0           0              0

Totals   35            145         49            194          21.5-72            2.0-18              5              2-0           1-2           2              4             

* eighth all-time for a single season

 

 

 

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