ESPN.com's Mountain West preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews for the Mountain West, here is Eamonn Brennan's quick wind sprint through the league:

Blue Ribbon's in-depth previews of all nine MWC teams:Insider

Air Force

Boise State

Colorado StateInsider Free

Fresno State


New Mexico

San Diego State



More Mountain West content:

-- Andy Katz's "Five Things I Can't Wait To See" in the MWC

-- John Gasaway answers five key questions for the conferenceInsider

-- Eamonn Brennan and Myron Medcalf debate who should be the Mountain West favorite: UNLV or San Diego State?

-- Katz on SDSU's progression from laughingstock to national brand

-- Brennan's Three Big Things about UNLV and Medcalf's interview of Rebels coach Dave Rice

-- Jason King's profile of new Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy

-- King's look at New Mexico's Steve Alford and the unique opportunity he has this season

-- ESPN.com's Summer Shootaround preview of the MWC

-- Katz rates and analyzes the nonconference schedules of the Mountain West

-- Dave Telep identifies the top freshmen and potential recruits in the Mountain WestInsider