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MWC Recruiting Roundup 8-3-20

August Team Recruiting Rankings

NCAA Football: Fresno State at San Diego State Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Another week, another recruiting roundup.

One thing you may have noticed on Twitter this weekend was recruits tweeting about official offers. August 1st is the first day schools can give written or official offers. If you follow the recruiting of your favorite team closely, you may notice some verbal offers from the spring aren’t always backed up by official written offers. It’s a good time of year to see who are the high school athletes a team is actually recruiting strongly.

This week brought 5 new verbals in to the Mountain West. A number of schools had good weeks, handing out new offers. Fresno State picked up two new commits, is still on a recruiting roll and find themselves being featured in the cover photo.

Class of 2021 Cover Photo Total:

  • Air Force: 5
  • New Mexico: 4
  • Colorado State: 4
  • San Diego State: 2
  • UNLV: 2
  • Nevada: 2
  • Fresno State: 2
  • Hawaii: 1

Recruiting Calendar:

The dead period is still alive. But based on what the NCAA is allowing, it seems more like a contact period to some degree, as coaches can have unlimited calls and video meetings during this time.

Update: This has been extended through August 31st.

Air Force Commitment Tracker:

Looks like it’s time to bring this back. Since the Air Force Academy regularly has around 100 commits in each class, it’s kind of fun to track them over the course of the year.

Number of Falcon verbal commits: 30

August Team Recruiting Rankings:

Here are the rankings from last month for your reference. Fresno State has seen a huge rise over the past month with their recent efforts.

1) Colorado State

2) New Mexico

3) Fresno State


5) San Diego State

6) Nevada

7) Boise State

8) Air Force

9) Hawaii

10) Utah State

11) San Jose State

12) Wyoming

Recruiting Updates:


  • OL/DL Braxton Turner was offered by Air Force
  • LB Marco Notarainni was offered by Boise State
  • DB/WR Arnez Madison was offered by Boise State
  • TE Matthew Lauter was offered by Boise State
  • WR Eric Mcalister was offered by Boise State
  • DE Zac Daher was offered by New Mexico
  • QB Grayson James was offered by SJSU
  • WR Oran Singleton was offered by UNLV
  • DE Bailey Meek was offered by UNLV
  • OL Joseph Amos was offered by UNLV
  • 2023 ATH Eric Denham was offered by UNLV
  • OL Dylan Rollings was offered by Utah State
  • QB Mikey Keene was offered by Utah State


  • DB Devin Ramirez committed to Air Force
  • DE Frankco Gratton Jr committed to Fresno State
  • WR Joshua Meredith committed to Fresno State
  • DB Jaiden Brown committed to SDSU
  • DE Rick Mua’e committed to Utah State
  • DB Jovan Marsh committed to Wyoming

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