#10 Utah23
USC30
FINAL
Air Force19
#20 Boise State30
FINAL
#11 Michigan
#13 Wisconsin
12:00 pm, September 21
#23 Cal
Ole Miss
12:00 pm, September 21
Michigan State
Northwestern
12:00 pm, September 21
#8 Auburn
#17 Texas A&M
3:30 pm, September 21
#15 UCF
Pittsburgh
3:30 pm, September 21
#22 Washington
BYU
3:30 pm, September 21
SMU
#25 TCU
3:30 pm, September 21
Appalachian State
North Carolina
3:30 pm, September 21
Kentucky
Mississippi State
4:00 pm, September 21
South Carolina
Missouri
4:00 pm, September 21
#16 Oregon
Stanford
7:00 pm, September 21
Oklahoma State
#12 Texas
7:30 pm, September 21
#7 Notre Dame
#3 Georgia
8:00 pm, September 21
Colorado
#24 Arizona State
10:00 pm, September 21
Utah State
San Diego State
10:30 pm, September 21

2019 Mountain West Football Preview

Check out the CSD preview for the Mountain West Conference’s 2019 season in this loaded preview featuring in-depth coverage of everything you need to know about all ten teams, projected records based on thousands of computer simulations, and a list of the top players in the conference.

2019 Unit Rankings

QBRBWR/TEOLDLLBDB
1. utah state1. san diego state1. colorado state1. boise state1. boise state1. boise state1. fresno state
2. unlv2. air force2. boise state2. air force2 utah state2. utah state2. san diego state
3. hawai’i3. nevada3. nevada3. Unlv3. fresno state3. san diego state3. boise state

All-Mountain West Team

Offense

QB – Jordan Love, Utah State
RB – Juwan Washington, San Diego State
RB – Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State
WR – John Hightower, Boise State
WR – Cedric Byrd, Hawai’i
WR – JoJo Ward, Hawai’i
TE – Jared Rice, Fresno State
C – Keith Ismael, San Diego State
OL – Jake Nelson, Nevada
OL – Ezra Cleveland, Boise State
OL – Solo Vaipulu, Hawaii
OL – Eric Quevedo, Boise State

Defense

DE – Curtis Weaver, Boise State
DE – Jordan Jackson, Air Force
DT – David Moa, Boise State
DT – Christopher ‘Unga, Utah State
LB – Kyahva Tezino, San Diego State
LB – David Woodward, Utah State
LB – Tipa Galeai, Utah State
LB – Logan Wilson, Wyoming
CB – Jaron Bryant, Fresno State
CB – Antonio Hull, Wyoming
S – Juju Hughes, Fresno State
S – Tariq Thompson, San Diego State

Awards

Offensive POY: QB Jordan Love, Utah State
Defensive POY: OLB/DE Curtis Weaver, Boise State
Freshman OTY: QB Sean Chambers, Wyoming
Newcomer OTY: WR Nate Craig-Myers, Colorado State
Coach OTY: Bryan Harsin, Boise State
Game OTY: Boise State @ Utah State (November 23rd)
Breakout Player: WR John Hightower, Boise State


MOUNTAIN

1. Boise State

Top Returning Players: T Ezra Cleveland, EDGE Curtis Weaver, CB Kekaula Kaniho

Notable Players Leaving: QB Brett Rypien, RB Alexander Mattison, WR A.J. Richardson, EDGE Jabril Frazier

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 53rd
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 32nd

Average Projected Record: 9.1 wins, 2.9 losses (6.3 wins, 1.7 losses)

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2. Utah State

Top Returning Players: QB Jordan Love, EDGE Devon Anderson, EDGE Tipa Galeai, LB Chase Christiansen, LB David Woodward, CB D.J. Williams

Notable Players Leaving: RB Darwin Thompson, S Jontrell Rocquemore, S Gaje Ferguson

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 70th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 73rd

Average Projected Record: 6.3 wins, 5.7 losses (4.4 wins, 3.6 losses)

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3. Wyoming

Top Returning Players: LB Logan Wilson, CB Antonio Hull, CB Tyler Hall, S Alijah Halliburton

Notable Players Leaving: RB Nico Evans, G Kaden Jackson, IDL Youhanna Ghaifan, S Marcus Epps

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 66th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 90th

Average Projected Record: 6.6 wins, 5.4 losses (4.2 wins, 3.8 losses)

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4. Air Force

Top Returning Players: IDL Mosese Fifita, LB Kyle Johnson

Notable Players Leaving: WR Marcus Bennett, LB Brody Bagnall

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 88th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 97th

Average Projected Record: 6.1 wins, 5.9 losses (3.8 wins, 4.2 loses)

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5. Colorado State

Notable Players Leaving: QB K.J. Carta-Samuels, WR Preston Williams

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 98th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 103rd

Average Projected Record: 5.2 wins, 6.8 losses (3.3 wins, 4.7 losses)

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6. New Mexico

Notable Players Leaving: WR Delane Hart-Johnson

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 121st
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 117th

Average Projected Record: 4.2 wins, 7.8 losses (2.0 wins, 6.0 losses)

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WEST

1. Fresno State

Top Returning Players: EDGE Mykal Walker, CB Jaron Bryant, S Juju Hughes

Notable Players Leaving: QB Marcus McMaryion, WR KeeSean Johnson, LB James Bailey, LB Jeffrey Allison, CB Anthoula Kelly, S Mike Bell

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 24th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 51st

Average Projected Record: 8.5 wins, 3.5 losses (5.9 wins, 2.1 losses)

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2. San Diego State

Top Returning Players: RB Juwan Washington, LB Kyahva Tezino, S Tariq Thompson, S Trenton Thompson

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 87th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 66th

Average Projected Record: 8.0 wins, 4.0 losses (5.4 wins, 2.6 losses)

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3. Nevada

Top Returning Players: EDGE Dom Peterson, LB Gabriel Sewell, CB Daniel Brown

Notable Players Leaving: EDGE Malik Reed, EDGE Korey Rush, S Dameon Baber

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 81st
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 95th

Average Projected Record: 6.4 wins, 5.6 losses (4.1 wins, 3.9 losses)

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4. Hawai’i

Top Returning Players: QB Cole McDonald, RB Dayton Furuta, EDGE Kaimana Padello

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 104th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 102nd

Average Projected Record: 6.3 wins, 6.7 losses (4.1 wins, 3.9 losses)

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5. UNLV

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 112th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 108th

Average Projected Record: 4.3 wins, 7.7 losses (2.7 wins, 5.3 losses)

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6. San Jose State

Top Returning Players: WR Tre Walker

Notable Players Leaving: TE Josh Oliver, IDL Boogie Roberts, CB Dakari Monroe

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 124th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 116th

Average Projected Record: 3.7 wins, 8.3 losses (2.1 wins, 5.9 losses)

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2019 Mountain West Title Game Prediction: Boise State 27, Fresno State 24

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