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Week 11 Mountain West Football Bowl Projections

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The latest bowl projections are shaken up after the latest set of games.

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

With the American Athletic Conference doing so well this year, it is critical for the Mountain West to get a lot of teams bowling. Many experts from CBS, ESPN, and of course SB Nation have many Mountain West teams in a lot of intriguing bowl games as of now.

Teams such as Boise State and San Diego State will surely go bowling, but will teams like SJSU and Nevada make an impact this holiday season?  Many questions will be answered in the coming weeks but the most important one is,  did your team make this weeks cut?

New Mexico:

New Mexico Bowl vs Rice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ESPN

New Mexico Bowl vs Rice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ESPN

New Mexico Bowl vs Middle Tennessee in Albuquerque, New Mexico. SB Nation

A statement win over Utah State has propelled the Lobos into three of the four landing spots for potential bowl games.  Looks like they won't have to travel too far. Wheels up to Albuquerque!

Colorado State:

Potato Bowl vs Northern Illinois in Boise, Idaho. ESPN

Heart of Dallas Bowl vs Marshall in Dallas, Texas. ESPN

Potato Bowl vs Toledo in Boise Idaho. SB Nation

Poinsettia Bowl vs Washington in San Diego, California. CBS Sports

The Rams put up 17 in the first quarter against the Cowboys and went on to win 26-7. They still need two more win but a lot of people seem to like this team to be in the post season.

Utah State:

Potato Bowl vs Western Michigan in Boise, Idaho. ESPN

Cactus Bowl vs Arizona in Phoenix, Arizona. ESPN

Arizona Bowl vs Rice in Tuscon, Arizona. SB Nation

Arizona Bowl vs Old Dominion in Tuscon, Arizona. CBS Sports

After losing a heart breaker to New Mexico, the Aggies look to bounce back against Air Force to get that elusive sixth win. They're all over the place in this week's projections but the one that stands out is the Cactus Bowl appearance against Pac-12 Arizona.

Boise State:

Las Vegas Bowl vs Washington State in Las Vegas, Nevada. ESPN

Hawaii Bowl vs Tulsa in Honolulu, Hawaii. ESPN

Las Vegas Bowl vs Arizona State in Las Vegas, Nevada. SB Nation

Potato Bowl vs Bowling Green in Boise, Idaho. CBS Sports (don't ask)

Still a little confused how CBS has them in the Potato Bowl when the game is played in Albertsons Stadium. Anyway it looks like as of now Washington State would be the Bronco's first choice of they could pick.  Imagine saying that two months ago...

San Diego State:

Poinsettia Bowl vs Central Michigan in San Diego, California. ESPN

Cactus Bowl vs California in Phoenix, Arizona. ESPN

Poinsettia Bowl vs Central Michigan in San Diego, California. SB Nation

New Mexico Bowl vs Rice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. CBS Sports

The Aztecs could very well finish the season 9-3 with a shot at a double digit win season. The Poinsettia Bowl in my opinion is no fun, so let's see them play in Phoenix vs California!

Air Force:

Poinsettia Bowl vs Washington in San Diego, California. ESPN

Armed Forces Bowl vs Ohio in Fort Worth, Texas. ESPN

Armed Forces Bowl vs Washington State in Fort Worth, Texas. SB Nation

Armed Forces Bowl vs Nebraska in Fort Worth, Texas. CBS Sports

They're almost a show in for the Armed Forces Bowl, but who will they play?  Opponents have ranged from Oregon to Nebraska, so it looks like they're going to be playing a power five team, hopefully a power house.

Nevada:

Arizona Bowl vs Arizona State in Tuscon, Arizona. ESPN

Armed Forces Bowl vs Indiana in Fort Worth, Texas. ESPN

Hawaii Bowl vs Tulsa in Honolulu, Hawaii. CBS Sports

Nevada needs one more win after beating Fresno State, however a showdown looms next week with the Spartans.

San Jose State:

Armed Forces Bowl vs UTEP in Fort Worth, Texas. ESPN

Hawaii Bowl vs BYU ion Honolulu, Hawaii. SB Nation

The Spartans almost got a HUGE win vs BYU, but instead they fall to 4-5.  hey need two more, do you think they can get it?