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Week 6: How to Watch, What to Look For, and Game Thread

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Get an early start with the Friday game.

NCAA Football: Utah State at Michigan State Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

How to Watch:

Friday, October 5th

Utah State vs BYU (7:00 PM MT) | Coverage: ESPN 2

Saturday, October 6th

Navy vs. Air Force (1:30 PM MT) | Coverage: CBS Sports Network

San Diego State vs. Boise State (1:30 PM MT) | Coverage: ESPN U

New Mexico vs UNLV (2:00 PM MT) | Coverage:

Fresno State vs. Nevada (8:30 PM MT) | Coverage: ESPN U

Colorado State vs San Jose State (8:30 PM MT) | Coverage: CBS Sports Network

Wyoming vs. Hawaii (9:59 PM MT) | Coverage:

Game Previews:

What to Watch For:

  • Utah State: Some people still aren’t sure what to think of the Aggies (hint: they are good), but that’s nothing compared to not knowing how good the Cougars really are. Hopefully this week reveals the true talent of both teams more.
  • Air Force: Playing the other academies are big rivalries for the Falcons. Beating Navy could help turn their season around.
  • Fresno State: Business as usual for the Bulldogs. They’ve found a winning formula and need to keep tuning up before the meat of their conference schedule. Can they not look past Nevada?
  • Nevada: Of course every team plays to win, but going up against the defending division champs will be a good measuring stick for where the Wolf Pack is at, where will they measure up?
  • New Mexico: How will the Lobos respond to their disappointing homecoming loss? They need to show life.
  • UNLV: In their quest to a bowl birth, this is a game the Rebels have to win. Can they keep building on their good start?
  • San Diego State: Can they make noise with backups starting at QB, RB, and FB? Their defense should keep them in the game, but for how long?
  • Boise State: Can the Broncos get the run game going? It will be tough against Rock Long’s defense.
  • Colorado State: Tough times get a relief this week against a winless SJSU team. Can the Rams get a week of good feelings with a win?
  • San Jose State: See above. Definitely the most winnable game left on the Spartans schedule.
  • Wyoming: It’s the same story until further notice. Their defense will keep them around, but their offense needs to keep pace with the Bows, not an easy task for anyone, let alone a struggling offense.
  • Hawaii: Can their offense get back to it’s early season success? It won’t be easy against a tough defense. Will their defense rise or fall to a struggling Cowboy offense?

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