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Mountaintop View 8-14-18

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NCAA Football: Georgia State at Air Force Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

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Cowboys can’t stay healthy.

If you are an offensive lineman for the Wyoming Cowboys this fall camp, then things probably aren’t going to well for you. Injuries are piling up over in Laramie, and the OL guys seem to be the ones visiting the trainers most often. The latest is senior Gavin Rush, who will miss the entire season according to head coach Craig Bohl.

Goal for Rebel defense is more pressure.

New DC Tim Skipper is working for a change on defense for UNLV. Namely, improving the pressure on the quarterback by the defensive line. It was a struggle last year, but Skipper says better athletes and more depth should help their cause this season.

SDSU taking a fall camp road trip.

In what is becoming a tradition for the Aztecs, they are visiting MCAS Miramar for the second straight year. They take advantage of the sites and activities, as well as conduct an inter-squad scrimmage. They also educated themselves on the military and get out into the public eye a bit more.

Will the Spartans be better in the trenches?

The old football adage about having to be strong on both sides of the line is true much more often than not in football. In year two of the Brennan era, an improvement in the trenches may give them a foundation to build upon. Our old friend Vic takes a look at how they may fare this year in these departments.

Coach Bobo undergoes medical evaluations.

On the horizon:

  • Later today: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly will dive into last year’s Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, featuring Wyoming and Central Michigan.
  • Later today: Part 7 of our team preview series, looking at Colorado State
  • Coming Wednesday: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly will dive into last year’s Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, featuring Wyoming and Central Michigan.
  • Coming Wednesday: Part 8 of our team preview series takes a look at Air Force.