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State of the program, Coronavirus, Lobos Flashback, back to campus, watchlist.

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Another week is gearing up and so are we. There are some familiar things and new things coming your way this week. Learn more about them here.

State of the Program: Boise State.

The Athletic spends their college football off-season taking a look at every single team. This one was written by Dave Southorn and was released on what became his last day with the company, as he was one of the dozens of writers let go last week. It discusses their big bowl draught and analyzes the roster. (If you can, hire Dave. He’s a fantastic writer and person)

NCAA President Speaks.

Mark Emmert talks about the impact the coronavirus has had and could continue to have on the college football. The schedule may end by Thanksgiving. Some schools may not field a team this season at all. Games could start different weeks in different regions. It’s all still a guessing game right now.

Lobos Fantastic Flashback.

Thirty-two years ago, the New Mexico basketball team took on #1 Arizona and pulled off an upset for the ages. It one of, if not the, best game in the Pit. Those there say it was never louder and the stakes never higher. Read all about it.

Boise State begins moving athletes back to campus.

It’s the start of watch list season.

On the horizon:

  • Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, filled with the latest news and offers.
  • Coming Tuesday: Another edition of The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, looking at games from previous seasons.
  • Coming Tuesday: 2020 Look Ahead: Independents
  • Coming Wednesday: Building A Program #2: The “Right Recruits.”