It's one thing to coach Army or Navy in the Patriot League. It's quite another to coach Air Force in the Mountain West Conference, where UNLV is signing lottery picks and the Falcons are mostly limited to trying to enroll low-major prospects with no medical red flags.
Last season, San Diego State had to share the Mountain West Conference regular season title with Boise State. This season, look for the Aztecs to narrowly hold off the upstart Broncos and a challenge from UNLV to capture the MWC championship.
Jordan Daniels, who has played at both Boston College and Drake, is still waiting to hear if the NCAA will give him another year of eligibility or actually count a couple of preseason scrimmages from three years ago as an entire year of eligibility.