Colorado Mesa picked sixth in RMAC football
Colorado Mesa University’s football team was picked to finish sixth in the RMAC this season in a vote of conference coaches.
The Mavericks, who went 4-7 overall, 4-5 in the RMAC in Russ Martin’s first season, received 36 votes. Defending conference champion CSU-Pueblo was voted No. 1, with Chadron State second. New Mexico Highlands was picked third, followed by Adams State and Colorado School of Mines, which tied for fourth.
Junior running back Jake Cimolino and senior offensive lineman Brett Boyer made the preseason all-RMAC offense and senior linebacker Jake Edmiston made the preseason all-conference defense.
Chadron State running back Glen Clinton was selected the preseason offensive player of the year, CSU-Pueblo defensive end Darius Allen the preseason defensive player of the year and CSU-Pueblo puntr Brandon Kliesen the special teams player of the year.
Conference coaches and players are participating in the RMAC football media day today in Colorado Springs. Look for a story overnight at gjsentinel.com and in Tuesday’s Daily Sentinel.