Week 13 is in the books for Mountain West football and there were some off teams, but for those who played what did we take away from those games. Well, in short teams are peaking at the right time with Utah State, Colorado State, Fresno State and Boise State playing well this weekend.
Colorado State's Dee Hart scores six touchdowns
Maybe the Rams were looking for style points in their 58-20 win over New Mexico. Starting running back Dee Hart scored six touchdowns, rushed for 230 yards while averaging 11.5 per carry and also caught a pair of passes for 42 yards.
Boise State would not be outdone by Colorado State
The Broncos crushed Wyoming and had a 56-7 lead at the end of the third quarter. A touchdown was scored in every aspect of the game with a running, receiving, punt return and an interception return for points. Wyoming did have an early score to keep the game reasonably close at the half, trailing 28-7.
Also, Boise State broke out the good old Statue of Liberty play for a touchdown.
Sadly, there was no proposal after the game.
Utah State also plays a complete game
The Aggies were not looking ahead to Boise State when they hosted San Jose State State Friday night. Utah State had no issues in easily beating the Spartans, 41-7. JoJo Natson had another big game rushing and receiving with 124 on the ground and another 29 receiving yards.
Quarterback Kent Myers had a big game with four total touchdowns. He was efficient in the air by completing 15 of 22 passes for 108 and a score, but his damage came on the ground with three rushing touchdowns and overall had 124 total yards.
Who is this Fresno State team?
Fresno State has been so inconsistent with being blown out by Wyoming, nearly upsetting Boise State, losing to UNLV and have a win over San Diego State. Quarterback issues have plagued this team all year but against Nevada late Saturday night the Bulldogs played its best game all year.
The defense forced Nevada into multiple turnovers and quarterback Brian Burrell had his best game of the year by far as he completed 25 of 46 passes 313 yards and four touchdowns, and he ran for another 56 yards and another score.
The 40-20 win for the Bulldogs keep their improbable run to win the West and possibly the Mountain West alive.