Happy Friday to one and all. Get your weekend started a bit sooner with our collected links and original content coming your way today.
Cowboy opt-outs easing back in.
In case anyone was wondering if there would be animosity between those who played last and those who didn’t, there are no worries. Although the six players haven’t played football in over six months, a few were starters, and all added depth. The transition back to the team seems to have been seamless thus far.
Nevada student section being moved.
Nevada announced a few changes to Mackey Stadium for the upcoming season, and the most interesting of those changes is the moving of the student section and band from the north to south endzone. The reason? According to the AD, it was primarily feedback from the students and also in attempts to make the stadium a more intimidating environment for visitors.
Strong in good company.
QBstate! 4 of the top 10 QB NFL draft prospects next year are from Arizona! @SpencerRattler ➡️ @GoBigBlue_PHS @Kedonslovis ➡️ @DMWolvesFB @tylershough2 ➡️ @Husky_Football7 @brockpurdy13 ➡️ @perrypumas #FridayNightFever #12Sports @12SportsAZ pic.twitter.com/vBAiLfVVxx— Cameron Cox (@CamCox12) April 21, 2021
NCAA approves new rules.
NCAA rules panel has now officially approved these changes:— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) April 22, 2021
- Must go for 2 in the 2nd OT, 3rd OT is the 2-pt shootout
- Sideline area goes between the 20s
- More emphasis on taunting, uniform violations and coaches who leave the sideline
- Framework to penalize faking injuries
MWC Women’s golf champions.
Lobos officially claim the team championship! Your Lobos are the 2021 Mountain West Champions! #GoLobos pic.twitter.com/MCLtihQk26— UNM Women's Golf (@UNMLoboWGolf) April 21, 2021
.@AztecWGolf's Sara Kjellker won the three-hole playoff to take home the individual !#AtThePeak | #MWWGOLF | #GoAztecs pic.twitter.com/MK8q3NFXQU— Mountain West (@MountainWest) April 22, 2021
On the horizon:
Later today: Creating a Super League of Group of 5 Football Teams