Bill Connelly’s football season previews
Bill Connelly continues to work his way through the Mountain West this week with his team previews. These are the most comprehensive and in-depth previews you’ll find from a national source, so be sure not to miss them.
San Jose State unveils plans for new $40 million football complex
San Jose State is expected to break ground on the new facility this June. The state-of-the-art, multi-story facility house all of the university’s football operations once complete. The first phase of the project will be completed this summer, while the second phase will take place after the 2019 football season.
Nevada extends athletic director’s contract
Doug Knuth’s new deal will last 5 years, and he will be paid $2 million during the duration of the contract. His $400,000 salary will make him the third highest paid athletic director in the Mountain West.
New CFB rules for 2019 season
NCAA football rules committee approved several changes for next season. Among them:— Mark Anderson (@markanderson65) April 23, 2019
-- Three targeting fouls in a season could result in a one-game suspension.
-- A game that reaches a fifth OT would be decided by two-point conversion attempts.#UNLVfb
On the horizon:
- Later today: Read about Nevada’s big baseball weekend.
- Later today: A new Peak Perspective, looking at the pivotal year three for San Jose State
- Coming Thursday: Another week with Blast From the Bronco Past.
- Coming Thursday: A brand new Stats Corner