Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • Boise State’s Kayode Rufai tweets plans to transfer

    College Football Talk "Boise State is the latest program to feel the impact of the steady stream postseason personnel attrition. On his personal Twitter account late this past week, Kayode Rufai announced that he has made the decision to transfer and is reopening his recruitment. “Boise is a great..." January 13

  • Colorado State's Mike Bobo declines $100K raise after 3-9 campaign

    ESPN "Colorado State coach Mike Bobo didn't feel good about his team's performance -- or his own -- during a 3-9 finish in 2018. So a couple of days after the Rams closed the regular season with a 27-19 loss at Air Force on Nov. 22, Bobo called CSU athletic director Joe Parker and..." January 08

  • In extreme rarity, First Responder Bowl canceled and ruled a no-contest after 10 minutes of play

    SB Nation "The First Responder Bowl was canceled after 9 minutes and 52 seconds of play and a weather delay of about an hour and 20 minutes on Wednesday. The bowl announced on its Twitter account that it would be ruled a no-contest. There was 5:08 left on the clock in the first quarter when the..." December 26

  • Utah State has just four coaches on hand for New Mexico Bowl

    Sportsnaut "The head coaching carousal that spins around the nation at the end of every college football season is a double-edged sword. It’s fantastic for the coaches who get to move up in the world. But it’s brutal for teams who see their leaders leave before the season is officially..." December 15

  • Utah State brings back Gary Andersen as coach after 7-23 mark at Oregon State

    CBS Sports "Utah State was left looking for a new coach after Matt Wells departed for Texas Tech, and it decided to go back to the well with a friendly face. Gary Andersen has been named the new coach of the Aggies, a program he previously led from 2009-12. "Stacey and I are thrilled to be..." December 09

  • Texas Tech names Utah State's Matt Wells new head coach

    Sporting News "Texas Tech has found its new football coach. The school announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with Utah State head coach Matt Wells to take over the football program. November 30

  • Utah State's Wells in negotiations to coach Texas Tech

    Sports Day "Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that Texas Tech is in negotiations with Matt Wells to make him the Red Raiders' next head coach.  Williams previously reported Wells was the front-runner for the job.  November 29

  • Former Boise State running back Jack Fields Jr. shot, killed after stabbing deputy

    USA Today "Former Boise State football player Jack Fields Jr. was shot and killed Thursday by a deputy after Fields stabbed the officer while resisting arrest, according to a release by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Fields was 25.  According to the release, Fields..." November 17