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Week 5: How to Watch, What to Look For, and Game Thread.

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Today, we have eight Mountain West teams in action, spread out over 5 games, as three games as conference matchups. See below for all the info you need to know:

How to Watch:

Saturday, September 29th

Nevada vs. Air Force (2:00 PM MT) | Coverage: ESPNEWS

Liberty vs New Mexico (4:00 PM MT) | Coverage:

Boise State vs Wyoming (5:00 PM MT) | Coverage: CBS Sports Network

Hawaii vs. San Jose State (5:00 PM MT) | Coverage:

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

Game Previews:

What to Watch For:

  • Nevada: Will the Wolf Pack be able to continue the offensive output they accomplished last weekend? Will their defense be able to prevent any points at all?
  • Air Force: Will the Falcons be able to control the ball and gain an early lead? Can their defense keep the air-raid Nevada attack in check?
  • New Mexico: Who is starting at quarterback? Or how much will both play? That may be the biggest indicator to how well the Lobos play. Beating Liberty shouldn’t be an issue. But how they win and how good they look are the bigger questions.
  • Boise State: How will the Broncos do regrouping during the bye week? Can the OL and run game do anything against a solid Wyoming DL?
  • Wyoming: Can the Cowboy defense keep the Bronco offense at bay? Can the Cowboy muster anything out of their offense?
  • Hawaii: Can they put together a complete, four-quarter game? Will the defense be able to play big against the Spartans?
  • San Jose State: Before the season started, this looked like a good opportunity for the Spartans to get a conference win. That was before Hawaii surprised the conference. The Rainbow Warriors have looked mortal and SJSU should have plenty of film on the run-and-shoot to try to slow it down. It’s still a game the Spartans could have a chance to win.
  • Fresno State: Though the Bulldogs are off to a great start this year, they have still been inconsistent. Can they win this one with ease and turn in a final tune up before getting to the meat of their conference schedule?

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