We are at the mid-point of the week and with it comes the latest links pertaining to the Mountain West Conference and college sports in general. Check out what is coming your way today as the links press on.
Mountain West Media Days preview.
BJ Rains kicks off his Media Day coverage with a general preview. He highlights the new format (coaches on one day, players on the next instead of splitting it up by division), the annual commissioner address, conference storylines (Strong being a potential 1st-round pick, SJSU’s returning production, and details of his own coverage as the highlights of this story.
Murray breakdowns his thoughts on the season.
Chris Murray gives his predicted order of finish for each team, as well as the reasons why. He goes with some predictable predictions. but it’s worth the read to hear his thoughts on the conference this season.
Virtual Media Days for one coach.
Also from the Mountain West:— B.J. Rains (@BJRains) July 20, 2021
"Colorado State head coach Steve Addazio will not attend the 2021 Mountain West Football Media Days due to a personal matter."
He'll be available for a Zoom interview during his scheduled time.
MWC Athletes of the year.
✅ MW Outdoor Track Champion— Mountain West (@MountainWest) July 20, 2021
✅ NCAA Outdoor Track National Champion
✅ MW Athlete of the Year
What a year for @AF_TFXC's Mahala Norris!#AtThePeak | #LetsFly pic.twitter.com/alOxapdpjQ
✨ From walk-on ➡️ Athlete of the Year ✨— Mountain West (@MountainWest) July 20, 2021
Congratulations @big_ave21 on a fantastic year!#AtThePeak | #BleedBlue pic.twitter.com/AUBNIU77at
Watch List season.
A couple gunslingers out west are on the @daveyobrien watch list!#AtThePeak | #MWFB | #BattleBorn | #SpartanUp pic.twitter.com/JPXbcqiZyV— Mountain West (@MountainWest) July 20, 2021
On the horizon:
- Later today: Peak Perspective: Peak Perspective: Transfer Portal Winners and Losers
- Later today: 2021 MWC Best Position Units
- Later today: Boise State Top 10 Players: #6
- Thursday: Outside Look at the MWC with Jack Johnson
- Thursday: 2021 All-Coach Team
- Friday: MWCConnection Roundtable: Best player on each team?
- Friday: 2021 Top 10 players in the Mountain West
- Friday: Friday Night Lights Review S1E21.