Mountain West Conference Roundup: Week 5

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It’s now five weeks into football season, and the Mountain West Conference is beginning to take shape. Let’s take a look at how Boise State’s competition fared this weekend.

BYU @ Utah State

Utah State defeated BYU 40-26 Saturday. The victory was fueled by two defensive touchdowns from Utah State cornerback Jalen Davis. This win puts Utah State at 3-2 on the season, and sends BYU to a record of 1-4.

Northern Illinois @ San Diego State

San Diego State narrowly escaped an upset from Northern Illinois, defeating them 34-28. The San Diego State defense forced four turnovers to help secure the victory, intercepting three passes and recovering one fumble. San Diego State remains undefeated at 5-0 and will likely move up in the polls, while Northern Illinois falls to 2-2.

Texas State @ Wyoming

Wyoming welcomed Texas State into their home, only to send them out running with a 45-10 smackdown in Wyoming’s favor. Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen led the charge with three touchdowns. Wyoming now improves to 3-2 while Texas State falls to 1-4.

Air Force @ New Mexico

New Mexico came out on top against Air Force in a shootout, winning the game 56-38. New Mexico running back Richard McQuarley had a career game, rushing for 179 yards and five touchdowns on just 11 carries. The win brings New Mexico to 3-2 while Air Force is now 1-3.

Nevada @ Fresno State

Nevada traveled to Fresno to take on the Bulldogs, only to lose 41-21. Fresno State receiver KeeSean Johnson hauled in seven passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Fresno State now moves to 2-2 while Nevada remains without any wins at 0-5.

San Jose State @ UNLV

San Jose State’s struggles continued this weekend, as they fell to UNLV 41-13. UNLV ran all over San Jose State, amassing 345 yards and 6 touchdowns as a unit. UNLV now sits at 2-2 while San Jose State drops to 1-5.

Colorado State @ Hawai’i

Colorado State made the long trip out to Hawai’i and came away with the win, defeating the University of Hawai’i 51-21. Colorado State receiver came away with eight catches for 212 yards and a touchdown. Colorado State now improves to 3-2, while Hawai’i drops to 2-3.

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