It’s Friday of the dark week. We made it. Well, football didn’t, but we did.
No fall championships.
It seems like the NCAA and college athletic programs are preferring death by 1000 cuts over one solid strike. The latest domino to fall is no fall championships this year in Division I. DII and DIII pulled the plug last week, and although it doesn’t directly impact FBS football, it definitely doesn’t help it.
Craig Thompson discusses his decision on fall sports.
Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson joins @JKUrtz_MWN in the Mountain West Network Studio to discuss the decision to postpone 2020 Fall Sports and what it means for the future. pic.twitter.com/Ow6tD0QKRD— Mountain West (@MountainWest) August 13, 2020
Rebels officially get a boost on the hardwood.
UNLV transfer Caleb Grill has been granted immediate eligibility for the 2020-21 season.— Mike Grimala (@MikeGrimala) August 13, 2020
As of the 13th, this was what the college football landscape looks like.
Cool map from @Stadium breaking down which states will have FBS programs playing football in fall as of Aug. 13 pic.twitter.com/HlSwuJF4Yj— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 13, 2020
Gonzales not giving up on Lobo football.
On Tuesday @CoachGonzUNM was asked about the future of Lobo Football and if he was discouraged by the current COVID situation.— New Mexico Football (@UNMLoboFB) August 12, 2020
His response will be the best 22 seconds of your day. Trust us. #GoLobos pic.twitter.com/SCrwyLsuqT
On the Horizon:
- Later today: UNLV is on a recruiting roll.
- Later today: MWCConnection Roundtable: What are your thoughts on how the MWC handled the decision to cancel fall sports?
- Later today: The SJSU no-season season preview.