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Idaho State quarterback Tyler Vander Waal drops back for a pass during Saturday’s scrimmages.

SPOKANE, Wash. — For what feels like the millionth month in a row, Idaho State coaches and players have stressed one thing. The words vary, but the theme remains.

It’s a new era.

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Idaho State coach Charlie Ragle chats with his team during practice March 29.

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Idaho State University Athletic Director Pauline Thiros shows off some of the upgrades to athletic facilities on the Pocatello campus.

Greg Woods is a sports reporter at the Idaho State Journal. Follow him on Twitter at GregWWoods.