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2021 Mountain West Watch List Season

It means we are getting closer!

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

Watch list season means one thing...We are getting close to the start of the season. We inching closer to the start of the college football season and the Mountain West has no shortage of coaches and athletes being recognized for preseason accolades.

Lott Impact Trophy

DB Kekaula Kaniho, Boise State, Senior

Maxwell Award

Khalil Shakir, Boise State, Senior

Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State, Senior

Carson Strong, Nevada, Junior

Romeo Doubs, Nevada, Senior

Greg Bell, San Diego State, Senior

Nick Starkell, San Jose State, Senior

Xazavian Valladay, Wyoming, Junior

Bednarik Award

Scott Patchan, Colorado State, Senior

Darius Muasau, Hawaii, Sophomore

Lawson Hall, Nevada, Senior

Cameron Thomas, San Diego State, Junior

Caden McDonald, San Diego State, Senior

Cade Hall, San Jose State, Senior

Justin Rice, Utah State, Senior

Chad Muma, Wyoming, Junior

Davey O’Brien Award

Nick Starkell, San Jose State, Senior

Carson Strong, Nevada, Junior

Doak Walker Award

George Holani, Boise State, Sophomore

Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State, Senior

Calvin Turner Jr, Hawaii, Senior

Xazavian Valladay, Wyoming, Junior

Biletnikoff Award

Khalil Shakir, Boise State, Senior

Elijah Cooks, Nevada, Grad Student

Romeo Doubs, Nevada, Senior

Cole Turner, Nevada, Senior

Mackey Award

Trey McBride, Colorado State, Senior

Cole Turner, Nevada, Senior

Daniel Bellinger, San Diego State, Senior

Derrick Deese Jr, San Jose State, Senior

Thorp Award

Kekaula Kaniho, Boise State, Senior

Cortez David, Hawaii, Senior

Bardale Robins, Nevada, Senior

Jerrick Reed II, New Mexico, Senior

Butkus Award

Chad Muma, Wyoming, Junior

Rimington Trophy

Tyler Orsini, Nevada, Senior

Outland Trophy

Jake Stenz, Boise State, Senior

Zachary Thomas, San Diego State, Senior

Jack Snyder, San Jose State, Senior

Keegan Cryder, Wyoming, Senior

Bronko Nagurski Trophy

Scott Patchan, Colorado State, Grad Student

Darius Muasau, Hawaii, Sophomore

Caden McDonald, San Diego State, Senior

Cameron Thomas, San Diego State, Junior

Cade Hall, San Jose State, Junior

Lou Groza Award

Brandon Talton, Nevada, Junior

John Hoyland, Wyoming, Sophomore

Ray Guy Award

Ryan Stonehouse, Colorado State, Senior

AFCA Good Works Team

Donte Harrington, Boise State, Senior

Jermaine Ledbetter, Nevada, Grad Student

Tysyn Parker, San Jose State, Senior

Brandon Bowling, Utah State, Senior

Wuerffel Trophy

Kekaula Kaniho, Boise State, Senior

A’jon Vivens, Colorado State, Junior

Hekili Keliiliki, Hawaii, Junior

Tysyn Parker, San Jose State, Senior

Julio Garcia II, UNLV, Senior

Calvin Tyler, Utah State, Junior

Paul Hornung Award

Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State, Senior

Calvin Turner Jr, Hawaii, Senior

Romeo Doubs, Nevada, Senior

Jordan Byrd, San Diego State, Senior

Tyleek Collins, UNLV, Senior

Walter Camp Award

Cade Hall, San Jose State, Junior

Rotary Lombardi Award

Trey McBride, Colorado State, Senior

Jack Snyder, San Jose State, Senior

Manning Award

Carson Strong, Nevada, Junior

Nick Starkell, San Jose State, Senior

Total Nominations for each team:

Boise State: 8

Colorado State: 6

Fresno State: 3

Hawaii: 6

Nevada: 14

New Mexico: 1

San Diego State: 8

San Jose State: 11

UNLV: 2

Utah State: 3

Wyoming: 6

The Mountain West has no shortage of preseason nominees. Is there anyone that should’ve been nominated? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.