2013 Mountain West player rankings, No. 28: Fresno State OT Austin Wentworth

Kevin Casey

The 50 player countdown to the start of the 2013 college football season continues with No. 28.

The countdown of the 50 best Mountain West players continues with the No. 28 player, which is Fresno State left tackle Austin Wentworth. Wenthworth is a key figure in Fresno State's offense as he is charge of protecting Derek Carr's blindside.

This spot is fitting for Wentworth as he has started 30 games in his career, was a first-team All-WAC in 2012 and was named to the 2013 Mountain West preseason all-conference team. Others may feel that putting an offensive lineman this high, but if Wentworth, or any other lineman, can protect their quarterback and help give their quarterback time to throw downfield. Those skills are what Wentworth holds as he helped an injured Carr perform well in 2012.

Here is the latest update on who picked where plus the composite, click the players name in the composite row to read why they ended up with that ranking. Also, bold is where today's player was selected.

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9. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT
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12. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT
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15. Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DT Nat Berhe, San Diego State, S
16. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DT Eric Schultz, Utah State, OT
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18. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT
19. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State, QB Derek Largent, San Diego State, LB
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21. Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT Nick Tenhaeff, San Diego State, LB
22. Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB
23. Nicholas Kaspar, San Jose State, OT
24. Nat Berhe, San Diego State, S Vince Buhagiar, San Jose State, LB Jake Doughty, Utah State, LB Kyler Fackrell, Utah State, LB
25. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT
26. Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB Gabe Linehan, Boise Sate, TE Jeremy Ioane, Boise State, S Nick Sherry, UNLV, QB
27. Devante Davis, UNLV, WR Cory James, Colorado State, LB Eric Schultz, Utah State, OT
28. Austin Wentworth, Fresno State, OT Jeremy Ioane, Boise State, S Devante Davis, UNLV, WR
29. Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DT Eric Schultz, Utah State, OT L.J. Jones, Fresno State, CB Derek Largent, San Diego State, LB Chase Clayton, KR/WR, New Mexico
30. Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DT Jeremy Ioane, Boise State, S Devante Davis, UNLV, WR
31. Nat Berhe, San Diego State, S Chris Nwoke, Colorado State, RB Nolan Kohorst, UNLV, PK Jake Doughty, Utah State, LB Dominic Rufran, Wyoming, WR Blair Burns, Wyoming, CB
32. Jeremy Ioane, Boise State, S Kyler Fackrell, Utah State, LB Gabe Linehan, Boise Sate, TE Christian Tago, San Jose Sate, LB Jake Doughty, Utah State, LB
33. Vince Buhagiar, San Jose State, LB Chris Nwoke, Colorado State, RB Tyeler Davison, Fresno State, DT Alex Hansen, DE, Air Force Zach Vigil, Utah State, LB
34. Jake Doughty, Utah State, LB Zach Vigil, Utah State, LB Jon Lee, Air Force, RB Nicholas Kaspar, San Jose State, OT
Marcel Jensen, Fresno State, TE Nicholas Kaspar, San Jose State, OT
35. Eric Schultz, Utah State, OT Cole Gautsche, New Mexico, QB Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB
36. Gabe Linehan, Boise Sate, TE John Hardy-Tuliau, Hawai'i, S Chandler Jones, San Jose State, WR
37. Devante Davis, UNLV, WR Blair Burns, Wyoming, CB Cole Gautsche, New Mexico, QB Joel Bitonio, Nevada, T Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB L.J. Jones, Fresno State, CB
38. L.J. Jones, Fresno State, CB Vince Buhagiar, San Jose State, LB Blair Burns, Wyoming, CB Jake Doughty, Utah State, LB
39. Chris Nwoke, Colorado State, RB L.J. Jones, Fresno State, CB Ty MacArthur, Air Force, WR/KR Vince Buhagiar, San Jose State, LB Nick Tenhaeff, San Diego State, LB
40. Blair Burns, Wyoming, CB Nevin Lawson, Utah State, CB Don Jackson, Nevada, RB Josh Harper, Fresno State, WR Nicholas Kaspar, San Jose State, OT Lenny Jones, Nevada, DE
41. Kyler Fackrell, Utah State, LB Josh Harper, Fresno State, WR Marcel Jensen, Fresno State, TE Chris Nwoke, Colorado State, RB Derek Largent, San Diego State, LB
42. Derek Largent, San Diego State, LB Cory James, Colorado State, LB Austin Lopez, K, San Jose State Andy Jennings, Fresno State, DE Josh Quezada, Fresno State, RB Joe Southwick, Boise State, QB
43. Nicholas Kaspar, San Jose State, OT Dillon Farrell, New Mexico, Center Nat Berhe, San Diego State, S Dillon Farrell, New Mexico, Center Andy Jennings, Fresno State, DE Dallas Bollema, New Mexico, LB
44. Nick Tenhaeff, San Diego State, LB Billy Ray Stutzmann, Hawaii, WR Nevin Lawson, Utah State, CB Nevin Lawson, Utah State, CB DeAndre Elliott, Colorado State, CB Ben Clarke, Hawaii, C John Hardy-Tuliau, Hawai'i, S
45. Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT Jon Lee, Air Force, RB Blake Renaud, LB, Boise State Marcel Jensen, Fresno State, TE Devante Davis, UNLV, WR Ian Seau, Nevada, LB Alex Hansen, DE, Air Force
46. Chase Clayton, KR/WR, New Mexico Trent Matthews, Colorado State, S Sam Meredith, DT, San Diego State Billy Ray Stutzmann, Hawaii, WR Taylor Graham, Hawaii, QB Nolan Kohorst, UNLV, PK LaMarr Bratton, G, New Mexico
47. Zach Vigil, Utah State, LB Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT Sidney Hodge, UNLV, CB Kivon Cartwright, Colorado State, TE Tyler Ervin, KR, San Jose State
49. Cory James, Colorado State, LB Ty MacArthur, Air Force, WR/KR L.J. Jones, Fresno State, CB Richy Turner, Nevada, WR Joel Bitonio, T, Nevada
49.Marcel Jensen, Fresno State, TE Nick Sherry, UNLV, QB Chase Clayton, KR/WR, New Mexico Eric Pinkins, San Diego State, SS Marcus Sullivan, UNLV, WR Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT
50. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State, QB Colin Lockett, San Diego State, WR Lenny Jones, Nevada, DE Chandler Jones, San Jose State, WR Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, Boise State, DT
Jeremy Ioane, Boise State, S
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