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.
Mark Emmert, the leader of the NCAA, said now is the time is right to decentralize and deregulate college sports. This would shift power from the NCAA to conferences and campuses and reconsider how schools are aligned. While this isn’t happening anytime soon, it is the direction things have been heading for quite a while.
Where do the MWC QBs rank? The lowest is at 114. The highest is at 7, with the other 10 scattered in between. Check out the entire list.
The short answer: maybe. Coaching change history is on their side and their schedule is set up to look strong, if they can win (which is the big question). The talent is there but there is a lot to clean up from last season, starting with health and execution. Time will tell.
Spartan’s pass rush is elite.
Oklahoma has the best pass-rush in the country— PFF College (@PFF_College) July 16, 2021
Who was snubbed? pic.twitter.com/mF1JxTPUb9
Cordeiro signs a NIL deal.
Here's Pacific Business News' story on #HawaiiFB quarterback Chevan Cordeiro (@iam_clcxii) becoming the first known college athlete in Hawaii to reach an endorsement deal with a local company, @CPBHawaii.— Brian McInnis (@Brian_McInnis) July 16, 2021
It's officially a different era, folks.https://t.co/jJKH4w55H8
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: Mountain Division Recruiting
- Coming Wednesday: Peak Perspective: Transfer Portal Winners and Losers