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Discussing the latest news in Mountain West football, basketball, recruiting and also some nonsense with Jeremy Mauss, Matt Kenerly, and others from time to time. Support this podcast:

Discussing the latest news in Mountain West football, basketball, recruiting and also some nonsense with Jeremy Mauss, Matt Kenerly, and others from time to time. Support this podcast:


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Discussing the latest news in Mountain West football, basketball, recruiting and also some nonsense with Jeremy Mauss, Matt Kenerly, and others from time to time. Support this podcast:






Trying to predict the college football season

Jeremy and Matt are back to take a look at what the upcoming college football season will look like now that athletes are back on campus. With players back for workouts in a small and divided group, there are still people resting positive for COVID-19 and these are non-contact workouts. How can the season go on as planned if non-contact activities cause some COVID-19 positive tests? What goes on when there has to be physical contact to play actual football. There will be an attempt to have...


2020 Hawaii Football Preview

Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the Hawaii Warriors 2020 football team which will, if nothing else, be an exciting team to watch in the Mountain West. They have a new head coach in Todd Graham and also lost a lot of offensive talent in Cole McDonald and the top three wide receivers but there is potential with who is returning and replacing those players. There is the go-go offense which people should look up and get to know and that unique style of play. As for the defense, they just...


2020 New Mexico Football Preview

Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the 2020 New Mexico Lobos football season. The Lobos have moved on from the Bob Davie-era and made a great hire in Danny Gonzales who is a former Lobo coach and player. This hire was very popular with the Lobos fans as was being able to get back Rocky Long to the staff as he is the defensive coordinator. This team has some potential but with a lot of questions. Quarterback is up in the air but there is a lean toward Tevaka Tuioti who has the most...


2020 Wyoming Football Preview

Matt and Jeremy are back to preview the 2020 Wyoming Cowboys football season. This Wyoming team has a lot of potential and even the loss of the multiple NFL Draft picks, this team can still be in the running for the Mountain Division title. The Cowboys do need to settle out its quarterback situation between Levi Williams and Sean Chambers, plus the wide receiving group needs new faces. The defense could be as good as 2019 as the backups who were making plays in a limited role will now have a...


2020 San Diego State Football Preview

Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the 2020 San Diego State Football team. The Aztecs are one of many teams in the league with a new head coach in Brady Hoke, who is being promoted from within after Rocky Long stepped down. The big questions for San Diego State's offense is finding a new starting quarterback and what running back will step up. There are options at both positions and players with experience but who will rise to the challenge is the question. The Aztecs defense has the...


2020 Colorado State Football Preview

Matt and Jeremy are back to preview the 2020 college football season and the first team we are talking about from the Mountain West is the Colorado State Rams. The duo go through what a new coaching staff means for the Rams with Steve Addazio in charge coming over from Boston College. Will his run-first offense work well with a Colorado State offense that is poised to be pass-heavy? They go through each position unit and there are is a lot to like about this Colorado State team,...


Alternate Mountain West Football Schedules

Jeremy and Matt are back to talk some Mountain West football and go over some creative ways the schedule could turn out in 2020. Everything is going on as planned but different states have different guidelines on big events, even without fans. California and Oregon are pretty strict in what they will and will not allow. The two go over what happens if the Mountain West needs to play only league games, no California schools in 2020, plus what other leagues could band together for reasonable...


Who are the biggest players to replace in Mountain West football?

Jeremy and Matt talk about the biggest players who will be missing from each Mountain West football teams. They go through each of the teams to not only explain who the biggest loss would be but who would step up either to replace said player or the next big thing on each and every team. Before they get to that, they discuss name, image, and likeness and how it is a step in the right direction but not quite there. Plus, a few options on what a 2020 college football season would look...


2020 NFL Draft: How did the Mountain West perform?

Jeremy and Matt are back to recap the NFL Draft from the Mountain West and where players went. The big name was Utah State's Jordan Love who went to the first round by the Green Bay Packers, and the two discuss how that pick played out and why it was a good and also a bad pick by Green Bay. There were 10 other players drafted this weekend with a few surprises like Boise State's Curtis Weaver falling to the fifth round and Fresno State's Mykal Walker. Then the duo discusses free-agent...


2020 NFL Draft Preview: How Many Mountain West Players Will Get Drafted

Jeremy and Matt are back to talk some NFL Draft in regards to the Mountain West. The big question of the draft from a Mountain West perspective is where Utah State quarterback Jordan Love will get drafted. He seems likely to be a first-rounder or not but he in all likelihood will be the first Mountain West player taken. We discuss the best fits for Love and if it is better for him to start right away or take a back seat for at least part of the year or longer. The other players who could be...


2020 Mountain West Football Ultimate Road Trip

Jeremy and Matt are back to talk some college football for the Mountain West. We first start talking about what a college football season will look like this season. Options we discuss are no season, split season, conference only, or push the season into a spring sport. Also, those making predictions, even like ours, should be taken with a grain of salt as no one really knows how long COVID-19 will be causing issues. The second half of the podcast is more upbeat with the two going through...


Early Look At 2020 Mountain West Football Schedule

Jeremy and Matt are back at it to take a look ahead to the 2020 Mountain West football schedule and go through what teams have it easy and tough. We go through some fun non-conference games to watch and what league games could decide a division title in the final week of the Mountain West season. They also discuss how COVID-19 could impact college football in either a delayed sense or no football at all which would be a very bad scenario. We discussed comments made by Utah State's Gary...


How much will no spring football hurt Mountain West teams?

Jeremy and Matt are back to talk about how COVID-19 has put an impact on the college sports world, specifically football. Spring football has been canceled for all schools and only Air Force was able to complete all of their practices. A few others got a handful of practices like San Diego State but what we get into is how not having spring practice will impact teams, and especially the teams that have a new head coach. We also go through teams positions that could have used spring football...


2020 Mountain West Tournament Recap

Jeremy and Andrew are back to go over the Mountain West tournament which saw No. 11 Wyoming makes a tournament run and Utah State coming from behind to defeat San Diego State for its second straight tournament title. We go through the games with what surprised us and disappointed us through the games. We chat how UNLV's seasons went in T. J. Otzelberger's first year on the job and how he overachieved a bit. We get into NCAA Tournament seeding with San Diego State and whether they would...


Mountain West Tournament Preview

Jeremy and Andrew are back to preview the 2020 Mountain West tournament which begins this week. The two go through the scenarios in the tournament and they both find a soft spot for Colorado State who could sort of play a spoiler in this event. They also go over the various all-conference awards and wonder what is the deal with San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher who is complaining a lot for a likely No. 1 seed. Also, all signs point to a two-bid Mountain West tournament, well as long...


Marchxness features the best songs that are actually bad

Jeremy, Matt and Brandon are here to guide you through the amazingness that his This year the bracket is the best songs that are bad from around 1970-89 and the trio go through their brackets, voting philosophy, and surprises throughout. There are some truly bad songs and artists like an Eddie Murphy song, The Eagles have a "hit" on the list, Billy Joel and a whole lot more. To follow along with this 64-song bracket go to and vote each day and listen to the...


Spring football preview: Air Force, San Diego State, San Jose State

Jeremy and Matt are back to take a first look at Mountain West teams as spring football gets going. The three teams they discuss are Air Force, San Diego State, and San Jose State. All three have different issues, strengths, and weaknesses heading into the 2020 season. Air Force has depth issues at quarterback, a brand new set of wide receivers and some defensive concern. San Jose State does return all of its pass catchers but the big change is at quarterback with Josh Love graduating and in...


Returning Production For 2020 Mountain West Football Teams

Jeremy and Matt are back to take a look at a lot of different topics as we go deeper into the offseason of the college football season. The duo go through coaching changes on the coordinator level like Rocky Long going back to New Mexico and how he can make the team get off to a quicker start with him in charge of the defense. The NFL Combine is upcoming and we go over a few snubs and expectations, why the NCAA should not hope the U.S. Congress bails them out for name, image and likeness,...


What will happen to the Boise State relationship with the Mountain West?

Jeremy and Matt are back to guide you through the Mountain West football offseason. This latest show begins with the latest coaching hire in the Mountain West which has Todd Graham taking over the Hawaii job as Nick Rolovich has left for the Washington State job. They also get into the transfer portal which is impacting a lot of Mountain West schools, specifically San Diego State landing QB Jack Sears and also Air Force losing multiple key players to the portal. The wrap the show up talking...


Who is the second best team in the Mountain West?

Jeremy and Andrew are back over a far too long of a break to discuss Mountain West hoops. San Diego State is 20-0 and the two discuss the odds of them going undefeated the rest of the season. Then the real conversation starts about who could be the second best team and the two lean toward UNLV but their schedule the rest of the way is not easy. Also, what is going on with Utah State and do they have a chance to land an at-large bid if they win out? --- Send in a voice message:...