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Josh Allen did declare for the 2017 NFL Draft but backed out after thinking about it. [ESPN]
Hawaii a sleeper to win the Mountain West? [College Football News]
Good points are made in that the Warriors play in the weaker West Division and they host San Diego State coming off of a bye week.
Is Rocky Long the best Mountain West coach? [MWwire]
Our staff ranks the Mountain West coaches and there are a few surprises on the list. Craig Bohl is ahead of Troy Calhoun, and Mike Bobo is fifth? Also, where do the new coaches come in at.
Can Paul Weir fix New Mexico hoops? [ABQ Journal]
Geoff Gammer begins a four-part series on the new Lobos head coach. His first piece focuses on an uptempo style of play called the “Run and Stun.”
San Diego State land 6-10 Joel Mensah [Aztecs Hoop Nation]
The Aztecs needed a big man and they got one for the 2018 class when Joel Mensa verbally committed. Here is what his coach Kwaku Amoaku said about the commitment.
“[Some] factors [for why Joel chose San Diego State] were that the staff really worked hard to get him. They’ve been on Joel for two full years. Joel really felt the love and felt like they really valued him. I’m here in San Diego and that’s a big deal, as well as a strong support system that includes Coastal Elite, his JSerra family, and his AYBO/Royalties Academy family.”
WR Jake Matkovich highlights Air Force scrimmage [Colorado Springs Gazette]
Matkovich is not likely going to replace Jalen Robinette at wide receiver, but he had a good scrimmage and is slowly separating himself from the rest of the group.
Nevada basketball players fail at PK’s during halftime of the Reno 1868 FC game [Twitter]
Hawaii hands out a scholarship using K-Pop [Hawaii Athletics]
Junior offensive lineman Zeno Choi was surprised with a scholarship.