Mountain West Articles

Deshaun Watson
College football’s 2016-17 bowl season is officially over. Monday night's championship game featured a thriller between Alabama and Clemson, as the Tigers scored in the final seconds to knock off the Crimson Tide from the top spot...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Saquon Barkley
College football’s 2016-17 bowl slate has reached its halfway point. With the games from Dec. 27 completed, 20 games are in the books and 20 bowl contests remain, with the national championship also to come on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. While just...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Cactus Bowl Preview and Prediction: Boise State vs. Baylor
Had you heard at the beginning of the season that Baylor and Boise State would meet in a bowl game in Arizona, most college football fans would have expected the Bears and Broncos to cap off successful campaigns in the prestigious Fiesta Bowl....
Nicholas Ian Allen
11 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the true or redshirt freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Brent Stockstill
The pre-Christmas portion of college football's 2016-17 bowl slate concludes on Dec. 24, as MTSU makes the long trek to Honolulu to take on Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. The Rainbow Warriors are back in the postseason for the first time since 2010...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Idaho has a chance to end its penultimate FBS season in style. The Vandals (8-4, 6-2 Sun Belt) are headed to just their third bowl game in school history after closing out the regular season with four consecutive victories. For a team that won just...
John Coon
11 months ago
Lamar Jackson
With the completion of college football’s 2016 regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Donnel Pumphrey
The college bowl season is about to kick off and the Las Vegas Bowl Presented by GEICO has quite the matchup to offer viewers. The Houston Cougars and San Diego State Aztecs meet in this year’s Las Vegas Bowl, which will have to serve as a...
Kevin McGuire
11 months ago
UTSA takes an important step in the program's brief history Saturday, appearing in its first-ever bowl game.   First-year head coach Frank Wilson led a three-game improvement from 2015, completing the Roadrunners' sprint to the...
Kyle Kensing
11 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Breakout players or the emergence of new stars is an annual tradition for all 128 college football teams. However, with the focus shifting to the bowl season, it’s never too early to think about players that could use the postseason as a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s regular season is over and the matchups for the 2016-17 bowl season are set. The bowl slate features 40 matchups and the national championship game to be played on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla. The postseason action starts on...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Nick Saban
The teams and matchups for college football’s 2016-17 playoff are set. With no upsets or surprises on Championship Saturday, the top four teams were easy picks for the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alabama claimed the No. 1...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Reuben Foster
Week 14 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The final regular season weekend produced some entertaining conference championship games, as Penn State rallied from a 28-7 deficit to...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Brian Hill
Neither Mountain Division champion Wyoming nor West Division champion San Diego State are exactly streaking into the 2016 Mountain West Championship Game.   With a combined record of 2-4 since Nov. 12 — including regular-season finale...
Kyle Kensing
11 months ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s 2016 regular season concludes with a small, but meaningful slate on Friday and Saturday for Week 14. The action begins on Friday night with the MAC Championship between Western Michigan and Ohio, with the Pac-12 title game...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2016 regular season is down to its final weekend of action. And with just one week remaining, the bowl picture for every game and teams involved is starting to clear. A majority of the matchups won’t be announced...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Patrick Mahomes
Week 13 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. The Thanksgiving slate provided one of the best weeks of action of the year, starting with the Michigan-Ohio State showdown from Saturday...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Jalen Robinette
The end of the college football regular season is upon us, which means time is running out for Boise State to make up ground on Wyoming in the Mountain West’s Mountain Division. The 10-1 Broncos are on the wrong end of the head-to-head...
Nicholas Ian Allen
12 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
The Week 13 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Michigan-Ohio State, Washington-Washington State, Auburn-Alabama and South Carolina-Clemson....
Mitch Light
12 months ago
J.T. Barrett
College football’s 2016 regular season is winding down, but there are two weeks of action remaining, including a busy and rivalry-filled Week 13 slate. Three MAC games start the action on Tuesday night for Week 13, including Akron at Ohio and...
Steven Lassan
12 months ago
Saquon Barkley
Just two weeks remain in college football’s 2016 season. While the regular season is winding down, the bowl picture is starting to clear for all 10 conferences and rivalry week should add even more certainty to postseason destinations for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Sefo Liufau
Week 12 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Saturday's slate didn't produce another week of upsets, but there were several key matchups that will have a role in determining...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brian Hill
Following its 30-28 victory over Boise State in October, Wyoming took control of the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference. However, the Cowboys were shocked 69-66 in triple overtime against UNLV last week. Now 7-3 overall and 5-1 in...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago
Brett Rypien
UNLV gave Boise State an unexpected gift this past Saturday when the Rebels upset Wyoming 69-66 in triple overtime. The Broncos, who lost to Wyoming 30-28 on Oct. 29, still need either San Diego State or New Mexico to beat the Cowboys in order to...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 year ago

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