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Mountaintop View 10-28-21

Aztec defense, heated rivalries, Hawaii FB back to maximum capacity, SP+ picks and more from yesterday

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 15 San Diego State at San Jose State Photo by Larry Placido/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Aztecs about to be tested by Mountain West’s top passers

San Diego State sports the top-ranked pass defense in all of college football. Pure dominance. That dominance will be put to the test in the coming weeks, with Fresno State’s Jake Haener, Nevada’s Carson Strong, and Boise State’s Hank Bachmeier on the schedule in the next month. The West Division gauntlet continues.

Wolf Pack’s Las Vegas natives itching at chance to beat UNLV again

It’s another rivalry week in the Mountain West. Amir Johnson and JoJuan Claiborne are itching for a shot at UNLV. Read above on how they ended up at Nevada, and their intentions for Friday’s game.

Wyoming’s O-line needs to lead turnaround for slumping Cowboys

It’s been a rough few weeks for Wyoming football, particularly the offense. After starting 4-0, the Cowboys have been held without a touchdown in back-to-back home games against Fresno State and New Mexico. Can the Pokes’ experienced offensive line point the team in the right direction?

Matt Araiza is a punting god

Carson Strong: also very, very good

SP+ picks. Is CSU football finally going to beat Boise State?

CSU is shutting out the media this week post-USU field goal fiasco

Graham not tipping hand on whether Cordeiro plays this weekend

Finally, Hawaii football games will allow max occupancy

Bulletin board material for SDSU. Do people read bulletin boards?

On The Horizon:

Friday: Week 9: How to Watch, Who Will Win, and Game Thread.