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Catch up with the Mountain West news you may have missed.

Pro Football Focus REALLY likes Wyoming for 2017

In PFF’s way-too-early top 25 for next year they say this about Wyoming who they put at 25.

Head coach Craig Bohl has Wyoming on the right path, taking the Cowboys to the Mountain West Championship game and an 8-6 record in his third season, and uncovering a future NFL quarterback in Josh Allen. Allen was a little inconsistent, but made a lot of big plays and finished 2016 with an 81.4 overall grade. The Cowboys 2017 fortunes were directly tied to Allen; that he opted to return to Laramie rather than enter the NFL draft gives the Cowboys a great chance of recording back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in the 21st century. Wyoming will be legitimate contenders for the Group of Five New Year’s Six bowl berth.

Pro Football Focus puts out its list of top 10 returning players from the Group of Five

Two of those players come from the Mountain West with Wyoming QB Josh Allen at No. 3 overall and at No. 10 is San Diego State’s running back and return specialist Rashaad Penny.

CBS Sports ranks their top 60 draft prospect and a Nevada player not named Cameron Oliver made the list.

35. Marcus Marshall, Nevada: Has a chance to help a team at the one or the two, with athleticism seldom found in a grad transfer.

New UNLV volunteer assistant coach Greg Maddux has some fun with Kris Bryant.

Campus Insiders thinks Nevada could make some noise in the NCAA tournament.

Hawaii hires Jacob Yoro as new safeties coach

“Jake is a guy that I was interested in even before I got the job here at Hawai’i,” head coach Nick Rolovich said in a statement. “I always thought he’d be a good fit with our philosophy. He’s well respected on the West Coast, not only for his knowledge but also for the noise he’s made on the recruiting side of the game. I have great appreciation for grinders like Jake. We hope he adds to the trust of coaches and players in local recruiting. Local or not, though, Jake is a good ball coach.”

Who was named the Mountain West baseball players of the week?

Here is what the Mountain West basketball tournament bracket looks like as of today.