Mountain West Football: 2022 Media Days Central
The Mountain West football media is gathered once again on the Las Vegas Strip. We have you covered for everything that happens.
Don’t miss anything from the conference’s annual preseason get-together.
After a successful return to the desert last summer, Mountain West football media days are once again underway in Las Vegas, this time at Mandalay Bay, and Mountain West Wire wants to make sure you don’t miss anything. Check back here throughout Wednesday and Thursday for all kinds of developments, big and small, as players and coaches discuss the upcoming season with conference media.
The Big Stories
- The conference media has predicted Fresno State and Boise State as its division winners for 2022. [Mountain West Wire]
- The conference media names its picks for preseason players of the year. Some are no surprise, while others are pretty surprising. [Mountain West Wire]
- While it isn’t without some minor controversy, the conference media reveals its preseason all-conference team. [Mountain West Wire]
Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson said 6-12 teams reached out w/interest in joining the Mountain West, if it was going to expand via @Ron_BroncoBeat
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 20, 2022
Thompson mentioned that several years ago the Mountain West explored a merger with Conference USA.
That’s an example of the creativity the league might have to consider due to realignment in the future.
“Many of the things would be reactionary. They’re out of our control.”
— Jay Tust (@KTVBSportsGuy) July 20, 2022
Mountain West commisioner Craig Thompson acknowledges an ever changing college football landscape and says the MWC is laying out their options which include revisiting a possible merger with another Conference • Stay w/ @KHONnews for coverage from MWC Media Days in Las Vegas 🤙🏽 pic.twitter.com/FdtewlObk1
— Rob DeMello (@RobDeMelloKHON) July 20, 2022
Craig Thompson discusses how the Mountain West is in good shape, but admits not much can be done if teams want to leave to another league — not just his league but all.