clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Mountaintop View 5-7-20

College football stuff!

New Mexico Bowl - Central Michigan v San Diego State Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images

San Diego State to build new stadium in 2022

While we continue our worldly holding pattern, San Diego State is making moves. The new stadium that was approved in March now has a name and artwork. The end of the Rocky Long era introduces uncertainty for the Aztecs on the field, but the future is bright with this new landmark signifying SDSU’s commitment to football.

Preseason Top 25: No. 24 Boise State reloading in pursuit of another Mountain West championship

CBS Sports, like the rest of us, continues to move forward as if the season will go without a hitch. In their preseason preview of the Top 25, Boise State comes in at #24. The reigning Mountain West champions have questions along the trenches, but as always are the model of consistency in the league. Hank Bachmeier’s development (and whether he’s properly protected) is key for the 2020 Broncos.

Mountain West staffer named Big West’s commissioner

Hiring news: Mountain West executive Dan Butterly is now the commissioner of the Big West. He was the primary sport and championship administrator for Mountain West basketball, so it makes sense that the Big West would hire someone of his background with basketball being the $$$ sport for the conference.

MWC Mountain season preview — Who will compete with Boise State?

It’s May and apparently the magazine season mood is cooking. I think we missed this a few weeks back, so here is Bill Connelly’s Mountain Division preview.

College football offseason preview: MWC West

....annnnd here is his West Division preview.

Notre Dame AD: ‘Significant chance’ 2020 season begins without conferences playing simultaneously

Sigh and back to reality. With so much of the COVID-19 reaction being governed state-by-state as opposed to federally, it’s left many wondering how each state will handle sports. Notre Dame’s athletic director offers his thoughts on conference starting at different times.

Wichita State transfer is now a Lobo

Helmet wars continue!

Respect the softballers

On The Horizon:

  • Coming Today: Unanswered Questions: #10 MLB Draft Changes
  • Coming Friday: MWCConnection Roundtable: Which true freshman will make an impact in their first season?