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Mountaintop View 10-29-20

Football during the pandemic era continues for the Mountain West

NCAA Football: Hawaii at Fresno State Kiel Maddox-USA TODAY Sports

Aztecs’ 10-year streak in jeopardy as bowls begin to disappear

To be honest, this doesn’t just apply to San Diego State, but perhaps the entire Mountain West. With ESPN and others slowly axing events like bowl games, it’s becoming increasingly unlikely that bowl season will be as robust as we’re accustomed to. That said, I’m not so sure San Diego State’s bowl streak is actually in jeopardy. Anyone counting this bizarre, asterisk-laden season to the history books in an attempt to break streaks is being ridiculous.

Rams, Bulldogs clash in Fresno on Friday night

There is a Mountain West football game on tonight! Fresno State will attempt to avoid dropping two straight home games. Colorado State, on the other hand, is playing their first game of the season after missing last week’s game due to cancellation forced by New Mexico’s state regulations. Click above to see who Athlon picks to win the game.

A pair of newcomers make a big impact in their Rainbow Warrior debut

Hawaii football’s offense naturally catches the attention of viewers, but transfer linebacker Quentin Frazier caught the eye of fans against Fresno State over the weekend. Another transfer, Calvin Turner, turned heads in the wildcat formation. Read above to learn about both newcomers. Hawaii will look to keep momentum moving forward Friday night in frigid Laramie on FS1.

Saturday’s San Jose State-New Mexico football game relocated to San Jose

For those that missed it, is New Mexico football on the verge of going on tour to avoid being shutout of the Mountain West’s return to football?

Old friend Bill Connelly’s weekend picks

Winter has arrived on the Front Range

Cannot ignore this. MWC will deal with similar issues if the virus isn’t contained locally

Rams bringing winter with them to Fresno

More hype for Boise State men’s basketball

It begins

On The Horizon:

Today: Bulldog Bytes: Hoping for a Bounceback

Today: Air Force Hosts #25 Boise State

Today: Rainbow Warrior Perspective - Hawaii @ Wyoming: Three things to look for, Prediction

Today: Week 2: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (Part 1)

Tomorrow: Week 2: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread (Part 2)