Mountain West Football: Fall Camp Roundup, August 11
A day of scrimmages leads the news cycle from Mountain West football fall camps on Saturday.
Saturday was a busy day of preparation.
Now that fall camp has arrived and college football season is later this month, we at Mountain West Wire want to be sure that we keep you apprised of the latest goings-on from around the conference. Check back here every day for all of the news you’ll need.
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The Colorado Springs Gazette‘s Brent Briggeman highlights receiver Geraud Sanders, who has made some off-field adjustments to better his performance on the field.
B.J. Rains catches up with quarterback Chase Cord, who may not see the field too much in 2018 but is certainly doing what he can to be ready for any opportunity.
Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman has a wealth of notes from the Broncos’ Saturday scrimmage, as well as video of Bryan Harsin’s takeaways.
The Rams Report hears from coach Mike Bobo about his team’s performance in their second scrimmage, which took place on Saturday.
Mike Brohard of the Loveland Reporter-Herald offers his point of view on what went down in the scrimmage, as well.
The Fresno Bee‘s Robert Kuwada catches up with receiver Delvon Hardaway, who has battled through injuries in the past couple years.
KHON updates us on Hawaii’s first scrimmage, where the focus continues to be upon who will emerge at quarterback.
Is the Wolf Pack offense ready to go to plaid? You’ll never guess how many plays they ran in Saturday’s scrimmage, per Duke Ritenhouse of the Reno Gazette-Journal.
Ritenhouse also got a take on the day from quarterback Ty Gangi.
Always cool when someone earns a scholarship in camp. Congrats to punter Quinton Conaway:
Steve Virgen of the Albuquerque Journal recaps the Lobos’ scrimmage from yesterday.
San Diego State
Kirk Kenney of the San Diego Union-Tribune offers notes from the Aztecs’ Saturday scrimmage.
Kenny also examines how San Diego State’s senior class, or lack thereof, has an impact on recruiting strategy and on-field prep for the present and future.
San Jose State
Ernie Gonzalez at The Spear also offered his big takeaway from the scrimmage.
Did your favorite team’s scrimmage offer a free movie, as well? The Spartans settled in for a classic after a day of work:
Is Lexington Thomas getting ready for double duty? According to Mike Grimala of the Las Vegas Sun, he might be.
The offense has set the bar pretty high for itself in 2018, according to Mark Anderson of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The conditions for Saturday’s scrimmage weren’t ideal, but Anderson also offered some insights into what happened.
What is the Cowboys defense really capable of in 2018? Robert Gagliardi offers his take on how high the Pokes can fly. ($)
Gagliardi also updates us on the developing offensive line competitions, where Wyoming may have to go young to stay intact. ($)
Brandon Foster of the Casper Star-Tribune talks with Youhanna Ghaifan and Carl Granderson, the dynamic duo, who are ready to wreak more havoc in the Mountain West this fall.