Perhaps the Western Athletic Coaches are in need of a puzzle book of logic problems this Christmas. To wit:
How does the team with the superior talent and the top coach
in the league manage to lose the
If the team had incredible talent (which they do) as evidenced by dominating the all-league team and didn't take home the title, you could blame it on the coach but no…can't do that because Jones is the Coach of the Year. On the other hand, if you had an amazing coach that didn't take home the trophy, it could be that the team had young talent that was not yet fully developed. Nope, that explanation doesn't make sense either because of the nine all-league performers.
Conversely, according to the
Things that make you go hmmmm…..
Pos.-Name, School, Ht., Wt., Year
WR-*Davone Bess, Hawai‘i, 5-10, 187, So.
TE-Derek Schouman, Boise State, 6-2, 233, Sr.
OL-Ryan Clady, Boise State, 6-6, 319, So.
OL-Chris Denman, Fresno State, 6-6, 305, Sr.
OL-%Tala Esera, Hawai‘i, 6-4, 295, Sr.
OL-*#@Samson Satele, Hawai‘i, 6-3, 311, Sr.
OL-Jade Tadvick, Idaho, 6-5, 314, Sr.
QB-Colt Brennan, Hawai‘i, 6-3, 190, Jr.
RB-Ian Johnson, Boise State, 5-11, 194, So.
RB-Nate Ilaoa, Hawai‘i, 5-9, 248, Sr.
Pos, Name, School, Ht., Wt., Year
DL, %Andrew Browning, Boise State, 6-0, 278, Sr.
DL, %Ikaika Alama-Francis, Hawai‘i, 6-5, 250, Sr.
DL, %Melila Purcell, Hawai‘i, 6-5, 266, Sr.
DL, J.J. Milan, Nevada, 6-5, 270, Sr.
LB, *$Korey Hall, Boise State, 6-1, 228, Sr.
LB, Dwayne Andrews, Fresno State, 6-0, 240, Sr.
LB, David Vobora, Idaho, 6-1, 214, Jr.
LB, Ezra Butler, Nevada, 6-2, 248, Jr.
DB, Leonard Peters, Hawai‘i, 6-1, 199, Sr.
DB, Stanley Franks, Idaho, 5-11, 167, Jr.
DB, *Joe Garcia, Nevada, 6-0, 180, Sr.
DB, Dwight Lowery, San Jose State, 6-1, 185, Jr.
WR-Jason Rivers, Jr., Hawai‘i
WR-*Caleb Spencer, Sr., Nevada
WR-James Jones, Sr., San Jose State
TE-%Anthony Pudewell, Sr., Nevada
OL-Jeff Cavender, Jr., Boise State
OL-Dane Uperesa, Sr., Hawai‘i
OL-Dominic Green, So., Nevada
OL-Matt Cantu, Sr., San Jose State
OL-Malik Cin, Sr., Utah State
QB-#Jared Zabransky, Sr., Boise State
RB-Dwayne Wright, Sr., Fresno State
RB-%Yonus Davis, Jr., San Jose State
DL-Tyler Clutts, Jr., Fresno State
DL-Michael Lafaele, Jr., Hawai‘i
DL-Matt Hines, Jr., Nevada
DL-Ben Calderwood, So., Utah State
LB-Colt Brooks, Sr., Boise State
LB-Adam Leonard, So., Hawai‘i
LB-Tim McManigal, Sr., New Mexico State
LB-Matt Castelo, Jr., San Jose State
DB-%Marty Tadman, Jr., Boise State
DB-Josh Sherley, Sr., Freso State
DB-Courtney Bryan, Sr., New Mexico State
DB-Christopher Vedder, Sr, San Jose State