It’s finally Friday and the Mountain West news is far from halting. Check it out below.
Chris Murray’s preview series continues. He says this position needs a ton of improvement form last year. They may start a true freshman at LT, but the other four have started games before. However, only one is can be said to have a good deal of returning experience. The two deep is sprinkled with young potential however.
The New Mexico football program halted their practices after eight players and one coach tested positive. They are hopeful things can get back to “normal” on Saturday, whatever normal is.
One step closer to transfer rule changes.
NCAA Council approves proposal to allow 1-time transfers in all sports w/out sitting out a season & will vote on it January for final approval, sources told @Stadium. If approved, as expected, would be effective Aug. 1, 2021— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) October 14, 2020
All teams will be bowl eligible, but only 78 will make the cut.
Good news: all 127 FBS teams playing this fall are immediately bowl eligible as NCAA officially approves no win requirements to play in a bowl, sources told @Stadium. Bad news: only 78 teams are needed to fill 39 bowls this year— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) October 14, 2020
Coach Carter wins award for his outstanding work on diversity.
On the horizon:
- Later today: MWCConnection Roundtable: Which team will have the best defense in the MWC this season?
- Later today: A look at Boise State (repost)
- Later today: Friday Night Lights Review S1E7