Mountain West Conference Games We Will Miss The Most
There are league games we are really going to miss.
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Maybe we will get these in the spring?
The college football season is underway but not for the Mountain West (insert sad face) and there will be quite a few games that we all will miss. These are some conference games that our staff mentioned as games we are going to miss.
There is no order of games in the list below but just ones we all felt are going to be missed.
Boise State at Air Force
The Broncos have won three in a row in this series and five overall out of eight since the two have played since joining the league. This game is usually fairly close — Boise State does have two wins over 20-plus points. Also, what is always brought up not all that true anymore is the triple-option and how the Falcons have had success against Boise State. The three-game Boise State winning streak would prove otherwise.
What would have been fun and make this game even more of a can’t miss would be had Falcons QB Donald Hammond III been able to play.
Nevada at UNLV
Last year’s game was a classic for more than one reason, it was an overtime victory on the road for the Rebels. However, the big item from last year’s game was the post-game fight that led to suspensions. So, this rivalry is heated and it also would have been Marcus Arroyo’s first Fremont Canon game.
It started when UNLV ran and taunted Nevada after they won and then #7 of UNLV said something to our #28 who were just standing on the field. Don’t messed up with Nevada or you’ll get it! Go Wolfpack! #nvwolfpack #nevadafootball #nevadawolfpack pic.twitter.com/XxJy7F8fkw
— Netchie (@iamnetchie) December 1, 2019
Wyoming at Colorado State
The Bronze Boot is a great trophy but it is has been in possession of Wyoming over the past four years. This year could have been different with the Rams potent offense because Trey McBride and Warren Jackson would be on the roster still. Those going up against a rebuilt yet likely still very good Rams defense would have been a treat.
San Diego State at Nevada
This game could have very decided the West Division title. The Wolf Pack are entering year four and could be poised for a breakout year with Carson Strong as his quarterback and Toa Taua entering his junior waiting to take the next step.
San Diego State has a new but old head coach in Brady Hoke who is back for round two in San Diego. The defense is what it is which means its expectation was to be good, but the offense has its own issues with a brand new quarterback and the traditional running game that has been great was lacking last year.
Colorado State at San Diego State
This would be a classic great offense vs. a great defense. The Rams slinging the ball to the best wide receiving group in the conference going up against arguably the best secondary in the conference. It would have been one to watch to see what position group would stand up to the other.