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Watch: Mountain West media days
Coaches and players from the West Division, including reigning league champion San Diego State, are addressing the media in Las Vegas. Live on ESPN3
Tune in to Mountain West Conference football media day, live on ESPN3 at noon ET on Wednesday.
The Mountain West might indeed be a two-horse race between Boise State and San Diego State. But it won't be easy for either team, with Air Force, Nevada and a slew of other legit challengers.
How do Mountain West coaches think the 2016 season will play out? Coaches dish on why Boise State's Brett Rypien is a superstar and Nevada's running back, James Butler, is impossible to tackle.
Nevada DE Marc Ma is presumed dead after disappearing while paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe on Friday.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
There are nearly 400 campers registered for the PrimeTime Polynesian Kumite camp today in Norco, Calif. During the camp's opening remarks, they were told over 60 college coaches were on hand from all parts of the country and it was stressed this is an opportunity for them to get on the recruiting radar or improve their stock. Here are some of the most notable schools that were expected to have coaches and/or staff members in attendance: Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, Colorado, Fresno State, Hawaii, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, Notre Dame, Oregon State, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, UNLV, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State
Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation
Nevada head coach Brian Polian, who has coached at almost every level of college football, was outspoken when NCAA first banned satellite camps, but says today's ruling to bring them back is a victory for recruits. "I understand the desire for change, but until we can implement a comprehensive plan that addresses the needs of the (prospective-student athletes), the Group of 5, and the Power 5, leaving the camps intact is the right thing to do," Polian said. "The biggest winners today are the student-athletes that will be able to gain valuable exposure at low cost by attending these camps."
Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer
Former Penn State RB Akeel Lynch has signed on with Nevada as a graduate transfer, Nevada announced Wednesday morning. Lynch's role in the PSU offense greatly diminished with the rise of Saquon Barkley and might've become virtually nonexistent in 2016 with Andre Robinson coming off a redshirt and Miles Sanders signing his NLI. Good move by both Lynch and Nevada.
Nevada squeezes past Mountain West peer Colorado State 28-23 at the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl.
Highlight: Nevada holds off Colorado State
James Butler scored the go-ahead TD with 1:06 remaining en route to a career-high 189 yards to set a Nevada bowl game record as Nevada took home the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl, 28-23.
James Butler scored on a 4-yard run with 1:06 left and Nevada benefited from a late gaffe by Colorado State to beat the Rams 28-23 in the inaugural Arizona Bowl Tuesday night.
Nevada in NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Colorado State won its last four games of the season to become bowl eligible, making it three straight years the Rams have played in a bowl. Nevada has made a bowl in 10 of the last 11 seasons, its lost seven of those bowls (2-7). Follow live
Are Rams too tough for Wolf Pack?
Colorado State has more momentum, a better staff, better QB play and the best player on the field in WR Rashard Higgins. Is that all enough for Will Harris to back the Rams? Betting guide (Insider)
Wolf Pack, Rams know each other well
When Nevada takes on Colorado State in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl (7:30 p.m. ET), it'll be the first meeting between conference foes in a bowl game since the 1978 season. The Wolf Pack have played in a bowl in 10 of the last 11 seasons (2-7 record), while the Rams are in their third straight bowl game. Colorado State is 11-2 all-time against Nevada.
Nevada vs Cal Poly Mustangs
Mackay Stadium - Fri 9/2