SAN JOSE, Calif. - Every year commissioner Karl Benson talks to the media prior to the start of the football season, and extolls the virtues of the Western Athletic Conference.
He was more upbeat than usual this season because of what the conference accomplished last year, and the overall progress the conference is making as a whole.
Here are some of the key points of Benson's message to the media:
The WAC has moved up to the No. 2 conference in the West behind the Pac-10 in Benson's opinion. The WAC has moved ahead of the Mountain West Conference, …