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A whole lot of scrimmaging going on.
Intro: Look for this Daily Hike feature to be out most days during camp and the football season since there is a ton of info out there that we do not have the time or manpower to write about, or it is a goofy thing from a former Mountain West player in the pros.
Boise State’s first scrimmage wasn’t great. [Idaho Statesman]
“The reality of it is, you’re going to play like you practice,” head coach Bryan Harsin said. “Today wasn’t good enough if we had to go play a game.”
Boise State still needs to find its starting quarterback and running back which is wha this scrimmage and the one next week to figure out.
Harsin recaps scrimmage one.
San Diego State’s offense was sloppy in scrimmage one [San Diego Union-Tribune]
Maybe it was just that the defense was that much better which included a big pick-six.
However, this scrimmage was more of experimenting with the lineup, including at quarterback. That switching of personnel led to a few mixups and penalties.
QB Collin Hill looks good in first scrimmage [Coloradoan]
All eyes were on the QB position for Colorado State in camp as Hill is even farther removed from his ACL tear and looked good in scrimmage No. 1 for Colorado State.
Hawaii a breakout team? [The Athletic]
The Warriors are the only Mountain West team on this list but there are a lot of good reasons to think Hawaii can break out. Cole McDonald fully healthy will be very dangersous, the receiving group is great, and the coaching staff is 100 percent intact from the year before.
Utah State’s Jordan Love keeps getting a lot of attention paid his way when it comes to the NFL Draft for the junior. USA TODAY’s Draft Wire has him at No. 44 on its latest top 50 prospects for 2020. He is also the fourth quarterback.
Former MWers doing well in the NFL [Twitter]