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Making the rounds: Mountain West football camp round up

Making the rounds is your (sometimes) daily look around the Mountain West.

Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

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Utah State fall camp: Depth at linebacker a luxury for Aggies: Sometimes depth is an issue for these non-major programs, but the Aggies are loaded at linebacker with Jake Doughty, Zach Vigil, Kyler Fackrell and Terrell Thompson. Not only is this group likely the deepest in the Mountain West, it can be argued it is one of the best in the country. [Aggieville]

Wacha working to put on the pounds: Starting linebacker redshirt freshman Lucas Wacha is doing anything he can to add weight to his 6-foot-1, 210 pound frame. He is required to be eating food during team meetings and film sessions. [Cowboy Chronicles]

Aztecs camp: News and notes from Day 4: Lots of special teams news as the Aztecs continue preparing to face their opening day opponent, Eastern Illinois. [UT-San Diego]

Friday's Boise State Practice Report (Day 5): It finally looked like real football Friday as the Boise State Broncos strapped on full pads for the first time of fall camp. The intensity and energy level was easily the highest it’s been since camp started on Monday. Friday also marked the first full-squad workout. The veterans and newcomers had been split the first four days. Fridays practice was also the first practice of fall camp on The Blue. [Idaho Press-Tribune]

Will defensive lineman step up for Nevada: The Nevada defense was not good last year, but now they need their upper classman of lineman such as Brock Hekking. []

Liberty grad returns to Las Vegas to battle for playing time on UNLV's defense: Liberty High grad Senituli Fakauho left Las Vegas two years ago for junior college in Kansas. This summer the defensive lineman returned 50 pounds lighter with the goal of getting on the field in front of his hometown friends and family. [Las Vegas Sun News]

BSU camp report: MW sack king learning to be a leader: Boise State junior defensive end Demarcus Lawrence is following a self-improvement plan this year. This plan should include how now to earn a suspension by his coach. [Idaho Statesman]

Fresno State football: Lineman Alex Fifita looks to step up:
Right tackle Alex Fifita has tried to use last year's crushing loss to Southern Methodist in the Hawaii Bowl as motivation and a learning experience. But after injuries in the offseason, Fifita entered fall camp as second string. He's still vying for the starting right tackle spot with Justin Northern. [Fresno Bee]