If preseason player awards lists decide a season, then Boise State and Nevada should be the front runners in the Mountain West for the 2021 season.
Athlon Sports picked 15 players each from Boise State and Nevada to make up the publication's preseason all-Mountain West team on Tuesday.
The conference's 2020 Offensive Player of the Year, junior quarterback Carson Strong of Nevada, leads the First-Team offense. Defensive Player of the Year, senior lineman Cade Hall of San Jose State, leads the First-Team defense.
Senior running back Charles Williams of UNLV is the Rebels' highest rated player of the four to make the list, selected to Athlon's Second-Team offense.
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