Mountain West Conference
For the San Diego State Aztecs, one of their key components to another winning campaign has been the play of senior forward JJ O’Brien. Even though you won’t find the California native leading the team in points per game, his contributions have shown up in a number of other key stats and displays on the hardwood.
College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.
Coming off their third loss of the season, the Aztecs (24-3, 13-2 Mountain West) had an easy time against the overmatched Spartans (7-20, 1-14).
A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Thursday that San Jose State and Utah State are jumping from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West Conference in 2013 for football.
According to a report in the San Jose Mercury News, talks have begun within the Mountain West about extending San Jose State an invitation.