Mountain West Football: Fall Camp Roundup, August 13
Monday was a busy day of fall camp action. Get caught up with the latest news and stories.
A new week of fall camp news got underway.
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 notes that while Falcons head coach Troy Calhoun still hasn’t made his defensive coordinator selection official, there are signs that point to one coach in particular taking on the job.
B.J. Rains of Blue Turf Sports talks with Kekaula Kaniho, whose skill set may be a little different than others in the Boise State secondary but is no less valuable. 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 pretty interesting story in Garrett Collingham, who’s made a number of position switches to find the right place for himself on the Broncos roster.
ICYMI: The big news out of Rams camp concerned head coach Mike Bobo, who has stepped away from his duties for the time being due to some health concerns.
Mike Brohard of the Loveland Reporter-Herald catches up with Adam Prentice, recently rated as the number one fullback in the nation by Pro Football Focus, about the good work off the field that probably led to his inclusion on the Wuerrful Trophy watch list last month.
The Fresno Bee‘s Robert Kuwada muses on the players whom you may not have heard of that could make a big impact for the Bulldogs when all is said and done.
Andrew Marden of KSEE talks with Hawaii Bowl hero Jaron Bryant.
We know all about the haka, but KHON notes that the Warriors have undertaken a new tradition that taps into the history of the islands in a new way.
Steve Virgen of the Albuquerque Journal has the latest on the quarterback competition in Albuquerque.
San Diego State
Kirk Kenney of the San Diego Union-Tribune talks with cornerbacks coach Demetrius Sumler, whose circuitous path to Rocky Long’s staff offers quite the story.
San Jose State
Victor Aquino of the San Jose Mercury News offers some notes from the latest practice.
UNLV is hoping to take a big step forward in 2018, and Mark Anderson of the Las Vegas Review-Journal notes that key transfers might be a significant why that may or may not happen.
Anderson also talks to linebacker J.D. Alexander, whose family has a past connection to the program.
And speaking of linebackers, Mike Grimala of the Las Vegas Sun writes that last year’s trials could pay major dividends for a young unit in 2018.
Doug Hoffman of the Deseret News previews the Aggies offensive line, with five returning starters and a wealth of optimism between them.
The program is also making an active push on behalf of one Aggie’s pursuit of college football’s most prestigious honor… for holders:
Want some video from Cowboys practice? KOWB has you covered.
Brandon Foster of the Casper Star-Tribune sheds some light on the situation at tight ends, where experienced hands could do a lot to help a new quarterback.
Foster also catches up with one of the newest Cowboys, who has a name that Wyoming fans will definitely recognize.