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Mountaintop View 7-12-21. Lockdown CB, leaving Colorado, PFF MWC Team, MLB All-Star, coaching changes.

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It’s Monday and we’re back after the weekend. 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.

Can Reed become the next great Boise State cornerback?

Boise State has been a DBU at different times over the past decade or two. With Avery Williams off to the NFL and Jalen Walker moving on as well, the Bronco cornerback room is suddenly in need of players to step up. Markel Reed is seen as the prime replacement, having seen a high number of reps so far in his first two seasons. Can he become the next lock-down DB?

Top recruits leaving Colorado.

This article is interesting, saying Colorado and Colorado State are letting the top high school football recruits leaving the state with sometimes just a token offer. Recruits are taking notice too, which doesn’t bode well long-term. Part of the reason is there is such a low number of scholarships available currently due to the pandemic.

PFF MWC Preseason Team.

Pro Football Focus released their college football preview content at the end of last week. This post is all about the Mountain West. Do you agree or disagree with the players on the team?

SDSU coaches leaving for other schools.

Rebel Alum starting the All-Star Game.

On the horizon:

  • Later today: A new MWC Recruiting Roundup, with the latest news, offers, and commits.
  • Coming Tuesday: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Surprise Players
  • Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Blake Anderson’s To-do List