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Mountaintop View 4-26-21. Stadium & playoff expansion, up tempo, softball standings, tennis champs.

Mountain West Football Championship - Boise State v San Jose State Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

It’s Monday and we’re back. The links keep pressing on, so check out the latest Mountain West and college sports-related news from around the web, plus the original content we have coming your way this week.

Fan and Spartan Stadium step into the next phase of their time together.

Lawrence Fan is a living legend at San Jose State, having been with the team since 1980 and currently serving as associate athletic director. He is now overseeing some stadium renovations, some that are sorely needed. It be cost an estimated $60 million and is supposed to be completed by the 2023 football season. There will be a 55,000 square-foot multi-story facility that will support a multitude of functions. Fan seems like the perfect person to oversee the project.

CFP Committee Spring Meeting.

They announced they are looking to have cheerleaders, bands, mascots, and the like back this year. They discussed and praised all the bowls for their ability to adjust on the fly. The biggest news was started to talk about what potential playoff expansion could look like in the future. The working group has apparently reviewed 63 different playoff scenarios, whatever those scenarios may be.

New Cowboy offense coming to life.

Much has been made about what the offensive looks like for new OC Tim Polasek in the spring practices. It’s a quick pace, with players running to the line of scrimmage, and it has been wearing out the defense so far, a normally stout unit. The players buying into the offense is the first step and now comes the continued execution and mastery of the offense, which they have until the end of fall camp to accomplish.

Bulldogs top Softball standings.

MWC Tennis Champions

On the horizon:

  • Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, featuring the latest news and offers.
  • Coming Tuesday: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Special Teams Preview
  • Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Evaluating the First-Year MWC Coaches