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Making the rounds: Mountain West news and notes

Making the rounds is your (sometimes) daily look around the Mountain West, and other places.

Making the rounds is back up and running. So if you find any items you feel the site should be aware of send them along to @MWCConnection.


2013 Wyoming Cowboys Football Preview - Corn Nation
Led by quarterback Brett Smith, the offense is potent through the air, but the defense was porous last season. Can the defense improve enough to get the Cowboys back to a bowl? Or will it be up to the offense to outscore their opponents?

Kapri Bibbs, sophomore running back at CSU, is on the rise - Denver Post
Think some of the shoulder shrugging numbers from spring football have slowed any of the momentum surrounding Kapri Bibbs? Think again.

You Can Own War Memorial Field - Cowboy Altitude
The University of Wyoming is selling all of the old turf from War Memorial Stadium as they prepare for the instillation of a new surface last this month.

Utah State adds former Vols DB | CollegeFootballTalk
Closing in on a month after saying he would be transferring to Utah State, former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray has signed his grant-in-aid with the Aggies. Utah State made the announcement on Friday.

Gavin Escobar on learning Cowboys offense, women's psychology, NFC East -
Gavin Escobar is busy preparing for his rookie year. While at the 2013 NFL Rookie Premiere, Escobar sat down with Dan Rubenstein to field questions about learning the Cowboys offense, his celebrity crush, the rival New York Giants and more.

The College Football Preview Magazines Mega Power Poll - Football Study Hall
Football Study Hall takes a comparative look at the college football preview magazines' take on how the teams stack up in 2013. Boise State and Fresno State appear.

MWC opponent news:

2013 Alabama football's 10 things to know: Tide still on a different level -
But in terms of recruiting, development, and strategy, Nick Saban and Alabama are playing a different game than everybody else in college football.

Random video:

If you haven't seen Cheap Seats, do a quick YouTube search for the show. It is so, great and here is a good clip about the spelling bee.