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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:






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? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:...


Mountain West TV deal announced; Boise State concerned about separate home game deal

Matt and are Jeremy are back to talk some offseason Mountain West football. They begin with the latest in coaching changes which include San Diego State's Rocky long stepping down and Brady Hoke taking over. The other move saw Nick Rolovich leave Hawaii for Washington State, plus Rolovich raided the Wyoming defensive staff to add to his own at Washington State. They also dive into the Boise State vs. Mountain West in regards to the TV deal. Mountain West claimed that this separate deal for...


Rapid Mountain West Bowl Recap

Jeremy and Matt are back to recap the Mountain West bowl season. Now that both are back they quickly go through the games and along the way nominate players for the all-bowl team for the Mountain West. We get into some vague early 2020 talk surrounding some of the games and also some coaching news within the Mountain West. Let the offseason begin. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message:...


2019 Mountain West Bowl Recap Part 2

Jeremy flies solo once again to recap the Cheeze It and Hawaii Bowl, plus he previews the Arizona Bowl between Georgia State and Wyoming. In the bowl recaps it starts with Hawaii earning a 38-34 victory over BYU. The Warriors offense had a huge game throwing the ball from Cole McDonald who was turnover-free in the game. The Warriors defense also stood out with three turnovers of their own. There was some technology issues in the game that could have made things a bit different but the bowl...


Mountain West Bowl Preview Part 2

Jeremy previews the two Mountain West bowl games this week which is the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve which features old WAC foes BYU vs. Hawaii. This is an interesting game as the Cougars are good enough to get the win over Hawaii but the Warriors offense, if clicking, should be able to take care of business. The other game is a few days later with Air Force taking on Washington State. This game will be very interesting due to the contrasting styles of a run-option attack going up against a...


2019 Mountain West Bowl Recap Part One

Jeremy goes solo to recap the first three games of the bowl season which include the Frisco, Las Vegas, and New Mexico Bowls. Well, they all did not go as planned with the league going 1-2 in those games with only San Diego State coming out on top in New Mexico. Utah State's offense showed up in the Frisco Bowl for the most part with a few miscues but the defense could not tackle and gave up an absurd 51 points. Boise State played one of its worst games in a very long time and had its...


Mountain West Bowl Preview Part 1

Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the first three Mountain West bowl games which include the Frisco Bowl between Utah State and Kent State, Las Vegas Bowl which features Washington and Boise State, and the New Mexico Bowl which has San Diego State vs. Central Michigan. They pick games and ponder if the Mountain West could possibly go undefeated in the bowl slate. The duo also recap all the coaching hires within the league as well. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way...


Grading The Colorado State, UNLV Coaching Hires

Matt and Jeremy are back to go over some of the big news from the Mountain West. It starts with discussing Utah State QB Jordan Love declaring for the NFL Draft and if he made the right choice. Plus, how will he fit in the NFL and what team could be a good fit. Next, they go over and pick apart and grade UNLV hiring Marcus Arroyo who comes to UNLV from Oregon where he was the offensive coordinator. The other coaching change saw Colorado State bring in recently fired Steve Addazio which is...


Who is the third best team in Mountain West basketball?

Jeremy and Andrew are back for another round of Mountain West hoops talk. They get into how San Diego State and Utah State are the clear top teams and that it might not be all that close, well, maybe New Mexico. It appears that BYU is trying to its best to even its record vs. the Mountain West after its blowout win over Nevada and then they head to Salt Lake City to play Utah State. That Cougars vs. Aggies game could end up being the game of the week with Yoeli Childs back for BYU and...


2019 Mountain West Football Title Game Recap

Jeremy and Matt are back to recap the Mountain West football title game which saw Boise State defeat Hawaii 31-10. That three touchdown difference was a bit closer than the score indicated. The Warriors were a bit more aggressive and it cost them a few times when they were in the red zone. Plus, points off of turnovers did not help the Warriors either. We also get into the bowl game selections which look really good, rail on the College Football Playoff ranking system and the rankings in...


Mountain West title game preview with Dave Southorn of The Athletic

This is our third podcat looking at the Mountain West title game between Boise State and Hawaii. This podcast features Jeremy chatting with Dave Southorn of The Athletic to preview the title game. We discuss under the radar players, how it matters that Hawaii has seen Jaylen Henderson in person and vice versa and is there any transfer portal drama at QB? We also get into the New Year's Six race between Boise State and Cincinnati; finally we end on thoughts regarding Chris Petersen stepping...


Mountain West Football Title Game From A Homer's Perpsective

Jeremy is joined by Raj who covers Boise State and Preston who covers Hawaii to preview this Mountain West title game from the perspective of each person who covers their team more closely. We go back and forth with Jeremy chiming in with lame jokes about this game. The two give predictions and how each team can win. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message: Support this...