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Making The Rounds: Boise State Has A Unique Amsterdam Pipeline College Football - Amsterdam trio finds home at Boise State College Football 100: 100-91 - 

No. 92 SDSU is poised for potentially their biggest season in school history, with senior quarterback Ryan Lindley and sophomore running back Ronnie Hillman forming the most dynamic QB-RB combo in the Mountain West.

Phil Steele Tabs Three Broncos to Preseason All-America Team - 

QB Kellen Moore third-team all-american, offensive tackle Nate Potter made the first-team and defensive tackle Billy Winn was named second-team.

Podcast Episode 052: Big East split on horizon? | No 2 Minute Warning
Patrick Johnston from Big East Coast Bias Another week, another look at Big East expansion. There is still nothing new to really ouch on as far as where Villanova stands.

Report: Rockets Interested In Trade Up For Enes Kanter Or Kawhi Leonard - SB Nation Houston

College Football: Ranking the top 10 'should-be' rivalries that aren't - ESPN ($)
1. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Boise State Broncos

Attached to the Broncos' storybook rise to the sport's elite has been a feeling that they've also become one of the most polarizing topics in college football. No fan base seems more offended by Boise State hype than the SEC crowd, which feels as if most of the Broncos' success has come against suspect competition. 

8. TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas A&M Aggies
The old Southwest Conference rivals have only faced each other once since 1996, in the Bowl (an A&M win). In the decade after the demise of the SWC, the Horned Frogs fell off the college football radar, while the Aggies continued to pile up wins and big seasons (A&M had dominated the series before that). However, in the last half-dozen years, Gary Patterson has transformed the Horned Frogs into a powerhouse. Things still hadn't gotten to the point to which TCU was beating A&M for any recruits, but given the Horned Frogs' recent run and that they're moving into an AQ conference next year (while also getting tons of national TV exposure), that could change.

Air Force Academy Graduation - Mile High Buzz - SB Nation Denver

Lobos Head Coach Tops List of Hot Seat Candidates in Mountain West | National Football Authority

After two seasons, Locksley is staring at back-to-back 1-11 seasons and a possibility the school is running short on patience. Whether it is a recruiting problem or scheduling teams too tough for them to be playing, something has to change-soon.


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