Boise State picked to be the favorite in the Mountain Division

It’s late July and it’s time for Mountain West Football Media Days in Las Vegas. The Boise State Football team was unanimously picked to win the Mountain Division Tuesday morning.

This was the first time the Broncos were picked to win unanimously since they joined the Mountain West Conference back in 2011. Boise State has been selected as the Mountain Division favorite in the last five seasons. 

Mountain Division
1 Boise State (22) 132
2 Wyoming 95
3 Colorado State 82
4 Utah State 78
5 Air Force 52
6 New Mexico 23
West Division
1 Fresno State (16) 126
2 San Diego State (6) 116
3 UNLV 78
4 Nevada 72
5 Hawaii 45
6 San José State 25

Other Notes

  • Boise State’s Avery Williams was selected as the Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year
  • QB Brett Rypien selected as Preseason Mountain West Offensive Player of the Year
  • 5 Broncos named to the Preseason All-MW Offense list
    • Brett Rypien
    • Alexander Mattison
    • Ezra Cleveland
    • John Molchon
    • Avery Williams
  • 3 Broncos named to the Preseason All-MW Defense list
    • David Moa
    • Curtis Weaver
    • Tyler Horton


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