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Hank Bachmeier or Kaiden Bennett as Boise State QB? [Athlon Sports]
The Broncos need to replace four-year star QB Brett Rypien and it is very possible it could be a true freshman in Kaiden Bennett or Hank Bachmeier or it could be someone else.
Colorado State lands three-star recruit Dequanteous Watts [Rams Report]
The Rams added one more to its class of 2019 in three-star defensive back Dequanteous Watts. He previously was committed to UCF. His other two finalists were South Carolina and Pittsburgh.
Boise State’s baseball team still has no place to play [Idaho Statesman]
Despite on-track to start the 2020 season for the Broncos baseball season, there is no current stadium for them to play, which is sort of a big deal.
SDSU football doing research for a new stadium [San Diego Union-Tribune]
The Aztecs football team is still trying to figure out the finer details of a new football stadium. This requires a lot of research and part of that is having AD John David Wicker touring stadiums to get the best one for San Diego State.
Athlon has a pair of Mountain West players in top 50 [Athlon Sports]
The super early list of best 2019 college football players has two Utah State players and that is it for the conference.
Air Force starts spring football [Colorado Springs Gazatte]
The 2019 Falcons get started this week and they return a ton of talent and lose only a few players. Don’t be surprised if this team is a contender for the league.
Fresno rounds out football coaching staff [Fresno Bee]
Head coach Jeff Tedford finalized his staff with some big changes. The OC finally became official with Ryan Grubb, Danny Langsdorf as quarterbacks coach, and Will Plemons as defensive line coach.
Colorado State lands Arizona State transfer [College Football Talk]
The Rams defense may have found some help for its really bad defense with now former Sun Devils linebacker Jalen Bates.