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NCAA Football: Air Force at Nevada Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Some football heavy links for your Wednesday.

2018 College Football Freaks

Every year, Bruce Feldman highlights the players around the country that wow teammates, coaches, and opponents with their freakish physical abilities. The first two parts of his list have been revealed, and three Mountain West players made the cut. Check out which Mountain West players are Freaks.

Most Underrated Players

Keeping with the theme of college football lists, check out Athlon’s 50 most underrated players in 2018. Three players from the Mountain West made this one.

Vegas Conference Championship Odds

Vegas has released championship odds for all conferences. It shouldn’t surprise anybody that Boise State leads the way at 1/2 to repeat as champions. Other frontrunners include San Diego State and Fresno State.

Curious who Air Force’s DC will be in 2018?

You’ll have to wait a bit longer to find out as head coach Troy Calhoun still won’t reveal who will assume the defensive coordinator role after Steve Russ’ departure. It’s unclear whether Calhoun’s coyness is strategy, or the position simply hasn’t been filled yet. Either way, expect Calhoun to be questioned again at media days later this month if he doesn’t provide any clarity before then.

On the horizon:

  • Later Today: Vic sat down with San Jose State QB coach Ryan Gunderson, who shares with us his thoughts on coaching college quarterbacks.
  • Coming Friday: A new MWC Roundtable