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Week 8 Bowl Projections

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Fresno State leads the pack, but other are breathing down their neck

NCAA Football: Fresno State at UCLA Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Each week members of the Mountain West Connection team will be completing bowl projections. With the lack of bowl tie-ins for the Mountain West, some of these bowl projections required quite a bit of research. We will start with the obvious Mountain West tie-ins and then things get interesting.

Zach: Fresno State continues to look like the strongest team in the conference and BSU bounces back in to the two spot. Remember, this is how I think the season will end.

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State vs. Arizona State

Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii vs. Western Kentucky

New Mexico Bowl: San Diego State vs. Marshall

Arizona Bowl: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

Potato Bowl: Utah State vs. Western Michigan

Cactus Bowl: Boise State vs. Iowa State

Matt: Sticking with 6, but this whole thing is a mess

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State v. Stanford

Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii v. Memphis

New Mexico Bowl: SDSU v. Marshall

Arizona Bowl: Nevada v. Louisiana-Monroe

Potato Bowl: Boise State v. Buffalo

Cactus Bowl: Utah State v. Baylor

FatDuckUW: No changes this week.

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State vs Colorado

Cheeze-It Bowl: San Diego State vs Iowa State

Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii vs North Texas

Potato Bowl: Boise State vs Eastern Michigan

New Mexico Bowl: Utah State vs Middle Tennessee State

Arizona Bowl: Nevada vs Arkansas State

Frisco Bowl: Air Force vs Memphis

Mike: Same as before. I’m getting more confident in Nevada making a bowl. Even if they don’t all make it, I think these are the top 6 teams in the MWC.

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State vs. Colorado

Hawaii Bowl: Hawaii vs. Cincinnati

New Mexico Bowl: San Diego State vs. Marshall

Arizona Bowl: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

Potato Bowl: Utah State vs. Eastern Michigan

Catcus/Whatever Bowl: Boise State: some low level Big 12 team