Monday again... Hope you are still following along with us in this madness we call the internet without college football. There is still A TON of news and updates and here are the highlights here.
Warren Jackson has declare for the NFL, regardless of if the MWC plays in the spring.
Colorado State WR Warren Jackson will forgo his final season to prepare for the NFL.— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) August 16, 2020
Warren was the 2020 preseason Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year. pic.twitter.com/EC5CtPMSJG
Nevada is one of the first MWC schools to make job cuts in the athletic department.
A tough announcement from @NevadaWolfPack, which has had to cut 20+ jobs in the wake of athletics being postponed. Athletic Director Doug Knuth calling it “one of the toughest days in Wolf Pack history.” pic.twitter.com/9PWmzwzoXx— Mike Stefansson (@MikeStefansson) August 15, 2020
Two Rebels immediately eligible. Fingers crosses for a spring season.
Per UNLV, QB Justin Rogers and DE Adam Plant have been granted immediate eligibility after transferring from TCU. Good news for UNLV if there ends up being a spring football season.— Mike Grimala (@MikeGrimala) August 14, 2020
Offseason coach news usually isn’t good news.
From @UNMLoboMBB Team: Assistant Brandon Mason has been suspended after an aggravated DWI arrest... pic.twitter.com/39iwdzv5Hr— Geoff Grammer (@GeoffGrammer) August 14, 2020
Bulldog Rice enters the portal.
Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog! Go Dogs! pic.twitter.com/e9cAChTkne— Justin Rice (@JustinjaRice) August 14, 2020
Follow the Money.
Spoke to a Group of Five AD today. He said it would be more expensive for his school to play than not play because of reduced revenues and increased costs. (Related to testing and other COVID measures). It’d be $1.5 million loss to cancel. It’d be $2.2 million loss to play.— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) August 14, 2020
On the horizon:
- Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, filled with the latest news and offers.
- Later today: No Football, so now what for our site?
- Later today: The team analysis/definitely not season preview series continues with New Mexico
- Coming Tuesday: Another edition of The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: What Might Have Been.
- Coming Tuesday: The team analysis/definitely not season preview series continues with Fresno State
- Coming Tuesday: Javin White impressing the Raiders.
- Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: What’s Next For Utah State: Eligibility Edition
- Coming Wednesday: The team analysis/definitely not season preview series continues with Colorado State