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Kellen Moore is the Dallas Cowboys OC [Dallas Cowboys] The 29-year-old former all-time Boise State great will be a head coach sooner than later if he can get the Cowboys offense to an elite level.
Former CSU WR Preston Williams won’t attend NFL Combine [MW Wire] This is due to an issue years ago where Williams pleaded guilty to harassment. The NFL apparently has a policy of not inviting players who have had legal issues.
Nevada more than a Final Four team [Nevada Sports Net]
“They’re not only a legitimate Final Four contender, they’re a legitimate national championship contender.” – Gary Parrish, CBS
Former Air Force star Ben Garland earns NFL Award [Colorado Springs Gazette] Garland is now an Atlanta Falcon offensive lineman and was awarded the NFL’s Salute to Service Award.
Way-too-early Mountain West bowl projections [MW Wire] Let’s get weird and project where the conference will be sending teams bowling in 2019.
Wyoming promotes from within to find its defensive coordinator [Trib.com] After losing Scottie Hazelton to Kansas State to be its defensive coordinator in the Big 12, Wyoming stayed in house with Jake Dickert who coached the safeties the prior two years.
San Jose State got a nice gift [San Jose State Athletics] The Spartans football team earn a $1 million gift which will go toward much-needed locker room upgrades.