The Mountain West and WAC are in the midst of upheaval and realignment, which will continue through the 2013 season.  Fact is the WAC put two players into the first round of last April’s draft, thanks to Boise State with another, Mike Iupati, selected in the first round of the 2010 event.

Mountain West & WAC

School Rnd Full Name Pos Num Yr Comments
Boise State 5th Jerrell Gavins CB 4 5Sr Small yet tough cornerback with outstanding ball skills and coverage abilities.
Boise State 7th Matt Miller WR 2 3So Large, reliable pass catcher with a big upside.
Boise State FA Joe Kellogg G 61 5Sr Tough, smart blocker that shows skill in space or on the move.
Boise State FA Jamar Taylor CB 5 5Sr Nice sized cornerback that must pull together a complete game.
Boise State FA D.J. Harper RB 7 5Sr Nimble and agile ball carrier that must prove he can handle the load this season.
Boise State FA Dan Paul FB 47 5Sr Fierce lead blocker returning from injury.
Colorado State 5th Shaq Bell CB 3 3Jr Active cornerback with good size and a prospect that flashes skill.
Colorado State 5th Weston Richburg C 70 3Jr Terrific future zone blocking prospect.
Colorado State 5-6 Chris Nwoke RB 6 4Jr Strong, tough interior ball carrier that also does a nice job catching the pass in the backfield.
Colorado State 6th Shaquil Barrett OLB 56 3Jr Quick, explosive pursuit linebacker with limited size. Potential one gap defender at the next level.
Colorado State FA Joe Caprioglio G 77 5Sr Size prospect that was off to a good season in 2011 before having his campaign cut short with a knee injury.
Colorado State FA Momo Thomas CB 5 4Sr Skilled cornerback that flashes ability yet does not play a physical game.
Colorado State FA Mike Kawulok ILB 52 5Sr Smart heady run defending linebacker with minimal skills in coverage.
Fresno State 2-3 Jalen Saunders WR 6 4Jr Explosive game impacting receiver that shows a good degree of reliability. Left the Fresno State program and transferred to Oklahoma. Potential top 60 choice in the future.
Fresno State 5th Robbie Rouse RB 8 4Sr Terrific all-around skill player limited by size. Explosive carrying the ball and an outstanding pass catcher. The consummate third-down back.
Fresno State 5th Derek Carr QB 4 4Jr Strong armed passer that challenges the vertical game. Forces too many passes into covered receivers.
Fresno State FA Travis Brown OLB 9 4Sr Athletic defender that shows ability in pursuit or making plays in space.
Fresno State FA Tristan Okplalaugo DE 88 5Sr Tall, forceful defender that makes plays in every direction. Has a long frame and must add bulk, strength and develop better technique.
Fresno State FA Matt Hunt G 55 4Sr Explosive offensive lineman who plays with a nasty attitude.
Fresno State FA Phillip Thomas S 16 5Sr Nice sized safety that flashed skill in the past yet sat on the sidelines last season with a broken leg.
Hawaii 6-7 Sean Shigematsu T 68 3So Developing college tackle who displayed flashes of brilliance last season before going down with a leg injury.
Hawaii FA Paipai Falemalu DE 42 5Sr Undersized college defensive end with solid movement skills.
Idaho FA Jahu Coleman CB 29 3Jr Feisty cornerback that flashes skill.
Idaho FA Mike Scott WR 18 4Sr Tough, reliable pass catcher with limited speed.
Idaho FA Aaron Grymes CB 6 4Sr Aggressive corner best facing the action.
Idaho FA Gary Walker S 8 4Sr Physical safety best between the numbers.
Louisiana Tech 5th Jordan Mills T 78 4Sr Tackle prospect with nice size, growth potential and possibilities down the road. Flashes skill yet needs technical work.
Louisiana Tech 5-6 Oscar Johnson T 67 4Sr Versatile offensive lineman with good size, athleticism and upside potential.
Louisiana Tech 5-6 Justin Ellis DT 70 4Jr Short yet explosive wide bodied lineman with terrific movement skills.
Louisiana Tech FA Quinton Patton WR 4 5Sr Quick, elusive receiver that also doubles as a return specialist.
Louisiana Tech FA Myles White WR 7 5Sr
Nevada 6th Chris Barker G 75 5Sr Nimble, agile offensive lineman that shows skill blocking in motion.
Nevada FA Kolby Arendse TE 86 3Jr Fluid pass catching tight end that gets down the field and creates mismatches.
Nevada FA Khalid Wooten CB 2 5Sr Athletic defensive back that flashes ball skills.
Nevada FA Jeremiah Green OLB 54 4Sr Athletic and quick linebacker that covers a lot of area on the field. Sells out on the blitz and shows skill in coverage.
Nevada FA Jeffrey Nady T 78 5Sr Tall, strong tackle prospect best in a small area.
Nevada FA Duke Williams S 20 4Sr Run defending safety best between the numbers and playing downhill.
Nevada FA Marlon Johnson S 8 5Sr
Nevada FA Zach Sudfeld TE 89 6Sr Massive tight end prospect returning from injury.
New Mexico 7th Lucas Reed TE 97 5Sr Relatively athletic tight end that did not display the progress expected last season. Has an upside yet must start to put it together.
New Mexico FA Korian Chambers T 68 4Sr Nice sized tackle that displays a lot of athleticism in his game. Moves well about the field and quick yet must improve his playing strength and elevate his game.
New Mexico FA Ugo Uzodinma DT 49 4Sr Quick interior defensive lineman who lacks bulk and will get consideration as a three technique tackle.
New Mexico St FA Davonte Wallace G 74 3Jr Athletic college tackle that may be best at guard in the NFL. Possesses good movement skills yet must improve his playing strength.
New Mexico St FA Darien Johnson CB 4 3Jr Skilled cornerback that shows flashes.
New Mexico St FA Kemonte’ Bateman WR 13 4Sr Reliable possession receiver with dependable hands.
San Diego State 4th Gavin Escobar TE 88 4Jr Athletic tight end prospect with terrific size and playing speed. Rough around the edges yet possesses a tremendous upside.
San Diego State 6th Colin Lockett WR 24 4Jr Underrated pass catcher that also impacts the game as return specialist. Quick and dependable.
San Diego State 7th Nik Embernate G 68 5Sr Strong small area blocker that easily controls opponents at the point of attack.
San Diego State FA Bryce Quigley T 78 3Jr Former blocking tight end with reliable hands that moves to tackle this season.
San Diego State FA Leon McFadden CB 2 4Sr Adequate cornerback best facing the action.
San Diego State FA Brice Butler WR 19 5Sr USC transfer that offers terrific athleticism yet must start to produce on the football field.
San Diego State FA Dominique Sandifer WR 18 5Sr Solid receiver prospect returning from injury.
San Diego State FA Dylan Denso WR 10 4Jr Tough, dependable pass catcher who does the little things well.
San Jose State 4th David Quessenberry T 76 5Sr Outstanding pass blocking left tackle with nice size and growth potential.
San Jose State 5th Ryan Otten TE 82 5Sr Athletic, pass catching tight end with nice size. Gives effort blocking but lacks functional football strength.
San Jose State 7th Vince Buhagiar ILB 36 3Jr
San Jose State FA Noel Grigsby WR 23 4Jr Quick, elusive receiver who shows run after the catch ability.
San Jose State FA Travis Johnson DE 43 4Sr Hard working yet undersized college defensive end that does not display the playing speed to be an every down 3-4 OLB.
San Jose State FA Keith Smith OLB 31 3Jr
San Jose State FA DeLeon Eskridge RB 23 5Sr Hard charging ball carrier that showed flashes of skill.
UNLV FA Tani Maka OLB 41 4Jr UCLA transfer that has limited size yet shows terrific quickness and explosion in his game.
UNLV FA John Lotulelei OLB 55 4Sr Junior college transfer who displayed skills of potential late in the 2011 campaign.
Utah State FA Chuck Jacobs WR 10 4Sr
Utah State FA Kerwynn Williams RB 25 4Sr Quick, elusive ball carrier who creates yardage.
Utah State FA Adam Kennedy QB 2 4Sr
Utah State FA Kelen Bartlett TE 81 5Sr Solid tight end prospect returning from injury.
Wyoming FA Chris McNeill WR 80 4Sr Sure handed possession wide out with reliable hands.
Wyoming FA Kurt Taufa’asau DT 98 4Sr Quick yet undersized interior tackle that may have a shot at the 3-technique.
Wyoming FA Kyle Magnuson G 65 5Sr Strong, small are blocker who shows a lot of stiffness in his game.
Wyoming FA Josh Leonard T 76 4Sr