Coaches and players from all 12 teams will meet with the league’s media through Wednesday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Here’s what to look for in the Idaho Statesman and at IdahoStatesman.com:
• Preseason media polls will be announced at 8:30 a.m. MT Tuesday, including order of finish, offensive/defensive players of the year and a first-team all-conference. Boise State has been tabbed the preseason favorite all four seasons it has been a Mountain West member.
• There are quarterback battles across the league, with only three players returning who threw for more than 1,000 yards last season. We will take a look at the competitions in Wednesday’s Statesman.
• The Broncos will meet with the media Wednesday — coach Bryan Harsin speaks with print reporters from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. MT, followed by senior offensive tackle Rees Odhiambo and senior safety Darian Thompson from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The players will take part in a chat on IdahoStatesman.com at approximately noon — follow @IDS_BroncoBeat and @IDS_Southorn on Twitter for updates.
• Coaches and players from the West Division speak Tuesday, followed by the Mountain Division coaches and players Wednesday. We will be experimenting with Periscope’s live video streaming capabilities, so follow along via the Periscope app or our Twitter links.