Every year at draft time, experts and wannabes pour over the rosters of the dozens of college programs looking for that football hero someone else might have missed.
Sometimes a player slips because of stats, off-the-field issues, or injuries. Sometimes a player slips because of WHERE he played. Small school, weak conference, etc.
This column takes the best of the best of a college football conference to pull together an all-time team to remind everyone where some of the NFL's best players came from.
This edition details the Western Athletic Conference, an often forgotten and under-appreciated conference. The teams as they stand now are Boise State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Idaho, La Tech, Nevada, New Mexico State, San Jose State, and Utah State.