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Mountaintop View 2-6-20

Recruiting, basketball, and stuff!

NCAA Football: UNLV at Nevada David Calvert-USA TODAY Sports

UNLV’s Marcus Arroyo recruits Mountain West’s top-ranked class

Wednesday was the second national letter of intent day for college football, and the headline maker this cycle was shockingly UNLV. New head coach Marcus Arroyo and his staff have hit the ground running. UNLV has the top ranked class according to Rivals.com (247/ESPN list Boise State 1st). Read above for more details. Are the Rebels poised to take over the suddenly wide open West Division?

Boise State adds a QB from Texas, a former USC commit to the O-line on signing day

UNLV was the signing day surprise. Boise State, was not. The Broncos did what they usually do and signed a top Group of 5 recruiting class. The Broncos fended off a late surge from USC to retain quarterback Cade Fennegan. Expect our annual MWC Connection Top 10 MW high school recruits to feature several Broncos and Rebels.

Aggies pull away from Rebels at home

An odd contest, the Aggies were down by as much as 8 points in the second half and needed a run to survive the upset bid, yet ended up winning by 15 points. The Aggies will look to avenge their embarrassing loss to Boise State from a few weeks back this Saturday.

Cedar Hill star Quin Bright is headed to Hawaii, where he’ll play for the man who recruited Cedar Hill coach Carlos Lynn

Truth be told, prior to signing day, new Hawaii coach Todd Graham was mostly doing damage control in recruiting. Next to no prospects worth noting, until Wednesday. Texas high school star Quinshone “Quin” Bright chose Hawaii after de-committing from Texas Tech back in December. Bright is easily the gem of Hawaii’s recruiting class.

This was Hawaii’s big recruiting steal

New Mexico making waves in recruiting

ICYMI: Jessup is the new three-point king

Don’t forget this record-setter too

Cole McDonald gets a combine invite

On the horizon:

  • Thursday: It’s the revealing of our top 10 2020 MWC recruits list.
  • Coming Friday: Recruiting coverage continues with the All-Recruit teams. Check out who made the first, second, and JUCO/Grad Transfer teams this year.