The New Mexico State Aggie Football team has been selected to finish ninth in the 2006 Western Athletic Conference football media poll, released Tuesday, July 25th at the WAC Football Media Days in Boise, Idaho. The Aggies received 93 points in the poll.
received 432 points and 36 first-place votes from media members around the WAC and nation. Fresno State
was picked second after garnering 380 points and nine first-place votes. Nevada
finished third with 349 points and four first-place votes followed by Hawai‘i with 306 points and the final first-place vote. Louisiana Tech was selected fifth with 256 points followed by San Jose State
(153), Utah State
(134) and New Mexico State
The media also voted on preseason players of the year. Hawai‘i quarterback Colt Brennan was voted the Offensive Player of the Year while Boise State linebacker Korey Hall was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year.
The Aggies open the season against Southeastern Louisiana at Aggie Memorial Stadium on Thursday, August 31 at 7:00 p.m.