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Watch List Season: Mountain West

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The first major week of watch list season has concluded: which Mountain West players were featured?

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Watch list season means one thing...We are getting close to the start of the season. We are only 36 days away from college football season and the Mountain West has no shortage of coaches and athletes being recognized for preseason accolades.

Walter Camp Player of the Year:

Brett Rypien, Boise State, Senior QB

Wuerffel Trophy (Community Service)

Brett Rypien, Boise State, Senior QB

Adam Prentice. Colorado State, Sophmore RB

Marcus McMaryion, Fresno State, Senior QB

Noah Borden, Hawaii, Senior LS

Ty Gangi, Nevada, Senior QB

Bryce Crawford, San Jose State, Senior K

Darren Woods Jr., UNLV, Senior WR

Jacoby Wildman, Utah State, Junior DL

Hornung Award (Most Versatile Player)

Avery Williams, Boise State, Sophmore CB/PR/KR

McLane Mannix, Nevada, Sophmore WR

Juwan Washington, San Diego State, Junior RB/KR

Ray Guy Award (Best Punter)

Ryan Stonehouse, Colorado State, Sophmore P

Lou Groza Award (Best Kicker)

John Baron II, San Diego State, Senior K

Wyatt Bryan, Colorado State, Senior K

Bryce Crawford, San Jose State, Senior K

Dominik Eberle, Utah State, Junior K

Evan Pantels, UNLV, Senior K

Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Top Defensive Player):

David Moa, Boise State, Senior DT

Tyler Horton, Boise State, Senior CB

Yohanna Ghaifan, Wyoming, Junior DT

Carl Granderson, Wyoming, Senior DE

Malik Reed, Nevada, Senior LB

Jahlani Tavai, Hawaii. Senior LB

Andrew Wingard, Wyoming, Senior S

Outland Trophy (Interior Lineman):

David Moa, Boise State, Senior DT

Sean Krepsz, Nevada, Senior C

Yohanna Ghaifan, Wyoming, Junior DT

Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back):

Kekoa Nawahine, Boise State, Junior S

Tyler Horton, Boise State, Senior CB

Andrew Wingard, Wyoming, Senior S

Butkus Award

Jahlani Tavai, Hawaii. Senior LB

Jeffrey Allison. Fresno State, Junior LB

The Dodd Trophy (national coach of the year):

NCAA Football: Boise State at Utah State Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Bryan Harsin (Boise State): Harsin and the Broncos enter the 2018 season with massive expectations. Harsin was the only Mountain West coach on the Dodd watch list.

The Bednarik Award (defensive player of the year);

Tyler Horton, Boise State, Senior CB

Andrew Wingard, Wyoming, Senior S

Carl Granderson, Wyoming, Senior DE

Jeffrey Allison, Fresno State, Junior LB

Malik Reed, Nevada, Senior LB

The Wyoming defense has the potential to be special this year. They are the only Mountain West team with two players nominated.

The Maxwell Award (Collegiate Player of the Year):

Brett Rypien, Boise State, Senior QB

Ty Gangi, Nevada, Senior QB

Juwan Washington, San Diego State, Junior RB

Armani Rogers, UNLV, Sophmore QB

Marcus McMaryion, Fresno State, Senior QB

The Mountain West has no shortage of offensive talent entering the 2018 as they had five players on the list for this prestigious award.

The Davey O’Brien Award (Best Quarterback):

Brett Rypien, Boise State, Senior QB

Rypien was the only Mountain West quarterback on the watch list.

The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team:

Brody Bagnall, Air Force, Senior LB

Adam Prentice, Colorado State, Junior FB

Dakota Torres, Hawaii, Senior WR

Ty Gangi, Nevada, Senior QB

Jacoby Wildman, Utah State, Junior DE

The Doak Walker Award (Best Running Back):

Alexander Mattison, Boise State, Junior RB

Juwan Washington, San Diego State, Junior RB

Lexington Thomas, UNLV, Senior RB

Kelton Moore, Nevada, Junior RB

Izzy Matthews, Colorado State, Senior RB

The Biletnikoff Award (Best Receiver):

McLane Mannix, Nevada, Sophmore WR

John Ursua, Hawaii, Junior WR

Keesean Johnson, Fresno State, Senior WR

The John Mackey Award (Best Tight End):

John Bates, Boise State, Sophmore TE

Cameron Butler, Colorado State, Sophmore TE

Jared Rice, Fresno State, Junior TE

Josh Oliver, San Jose State, Senior TE

Dax Raymond, Utah State, Junior TE

Kahale Warring, San Diego State, Junior TE

The Rimington Award (Most Outstanding Center):

Quin Ficklin, Utah State, Senior C

Sean Krepsz, Nevada, Senior C

The Mountain West has no shortage of preseason nominees. Is there anyone that should’ve been nominated? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

Total Nominations for each team:

Boise State-14

Nevada-10

Wyoming-7

Fresno State-6

Colorado State-6

Hawaii-5

Utah State-5

San Diego State-5

UNLV-4

San Jose State-3

Air Force-1

New Mexico-0