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Utah State fans will want to find out more about their Week 1 opponent [Blog Talk Radio]
The other Friday game is Colorado vs. Colorado State [MWwire]
We chat with Mike Singer who covers the Buffaloes for Rivals.com and we asked them a few questions and the big matchup for this game will be Colorado’s secondary against Colorado State’s wide receivers.
We help out Rivals to talk Colorado vs. Colorado State [CU SportsNation]
We return the favor and answer some Rams questions about the Rocky Mountain Showdown, and we provide a very specific score with details on why the Rams should win this game.
A unique preview on Boise State vs. Troy [OBNUG]
This Broncos website usually has some of the best previews around, and their best picture on the roster is a home run.
There are many worthy pics, but I’m drawn to junior DT Trevon Sanders pic because he’s getting too old for this @#$%.
Utah State is going to have to play physical against Wisconsin [KSL]
“We’re going to have to match that and we’re going to have to be very physical and play with relentless pursuit on defense and put hats to the ball. There is no question about that and, at some point, you have got to stop the run, which is the first thing we better do on defense.”
SDSU loses backup QB to lacrosse [San Diego Union-Tribune]
Rutgers graduate transfer Chris Laviano did not crack the two-deep at quarterback heading into the opener vs. UC Davis, so Laviano has decided to transfer again but will pursue a lacrosse scholarship.
New Mexico is close to naming a new athletics director [ABQ Journal]
Paul Krebs technically retired in June and a new person to replace him to run Lobos athletics could be made in about a week or two. There are still in-person interviews to be had and it is unlikely a replacement will be made before the season opener for football.
Dwayne Morgan is officially done at UNLV [Las Vegas Review-Journal]
The forward has been suspended from the team stemming from an arrest in May but he plans to graduate in December and then transfer from the Rebel program and will finish out his college basketball career elsewhere.
70K expected for Rocky Mountain Showdown [Coloradoan]
Wth Colorado coming off their best season in a very long time which saw them win the Pac-12 South and Colorado State finishing off last year hot and have sky high exceptions, it should be no surprise that this rivalry game in Denver is a hot ticket.