It’s Friday! We are almost there. Kickstart your weekend with some Mountain West related links from around the web.
Big news broke Thursday from the Islands. Hawaii’s football stadium will be shut down indefinitely due to maintenance and financial concerns. The state has been ignoring it for years now. It definitely raises questions about where they will be playing games next football season.
How do you measure a player’s value? Normally it’s easy to use their stats but for an offensive lineman, stats are harder to come by and more difficult to measure. Regardless, it’s safe to say Nolan Laufenberg is an all-time great, both as an OL and as an Air Force player in general. It’s been quite a career.
Kickoff Update for the MWC Championship
UPDATE: Saturday’s #MWFB Championship Game between @BroncoSportsFB and @SanJoseStateFB will now kick off at 1:30 p.m. PT. The contest will remain on FOX.#AtThePeak | #BleedBlue | #SpartanUp pic.twitter.com/EJsPuZNVrV— Mountain West (@MountainWest) December 17, 2020
Frank Maile issues a statement on Utah State.
You get a waiver, you get a waiver, everybody gets a waiver!
Division I Council grants waiver to allow DI transfer student-athletes in all sports to compete immediately this year. pic.twitter.com/PNCuiCLWK0— Inside the NCAA (@InsidetheNCAA) December 16, 2020
On the horizon:
- Today: San Jose State preview
- Today: MWCConnection staff predictions
- Today: The Recruiting Road So Far: Boise State
- Tomorrow: Two big games. Air Force plays for the CIC trophy and San Jose State and Boise State square off for the conference title.