As college football season draws ever closer, the watch lists for post-season honors continue to grow.
Today there were five athletes from the Mountain West named to the Butkus Award Watch List, which honors the nation’s top linebacker.
Logan Wilson (Wyoming), David Woodward (Utah State), Javin White (UNLV), Kyahva Tezino (SDSU) and Mykal Walker (Fresno State) were all named to the list on Monday, July 22.
The announcement comes just before the Mountain West Conference Media Days which are scheduled for this week on July 23 and 24.
The West Division coaches and players will speak to the media on Tuesday, July 23. This list includes Fresno State, Hawaii, Nevada, San Diego State, San Jose State and UNLV.
The Mountain Division representatives will speak to the media on Wednesday, July 24 which includes teams from Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, Utah State, New Mexico and Wyoming.
• Upcoming Games:
Utah @ BYU 8:15 p.m.
Missouri @ Wyoming 5:30 p.m.
Utah State @ Wake Forest 6 p.m.
Boise State @ Florida State 5 p.m.