1. TCU (11-0) (7-0)
Almost had the big letdown after last week's blowout of Utah, who suddenly doesn't seem so good. We'll give the Horned Frogs a pass with this being their one test/bad game of the year. They still beat the second best team in their conference with the poor performance.
2. San Diego State (7-3) (4-2)
Almost pulled the shocker of the college football season by going into Fort Worth and beating TCU. Before we start pumping up SDSU too much, almost every single break in that game went their way. It should not have been that close. Still, give them credit for fighting back and hanging in there. Utah wouldn't have fought back like that.
3. Utah (8-2) (5-1)
What is going on in Salt Lake City? I think I'm finally willing to say that the Utes were a tad overrated. Just a little. With San Diego State and an ever improving BYU to follow, the Utes could be closing with a four game losing streak. Is Jordan Wynn still going to be the QB next week?
4. Air Force (7-4) (4-3)
Rolled up almost 400 yards on the ground in beating New Mexico. A date with UNLV on Saturday could end up being more daunting than initially thought. Doubtful though.
5. BYU (5-5) (4-2)
Where did this team come from? They've won the last two games by a combined score of 104 to 17. Part of that is a product of who they've played, but BYU is leaps and bounds better than they were when Jaime Hill was their defensive coordinator. Somehow, someway, the Cougars have a shot at second place in the conference (another Las Vegas Bowl?). Win the last two and they'll do it.
6. Colorado State (3-8) (2-5)
I thought the Rams would knock off the Cougars. I was wrong. That was a complete and utter domination by BYU. Colorado State lost their two games this year to state of Utah opponents by a combined score of 108 to 16.
7. UNLV (2-8) (2-4)
How did the Rebels bounce back from a 48 point loss to BYU last week? With a 26 point win over a team that could have (and probably should have) beaten BYU in Provo. Maybe Bobby Hauck won't jump ship after his first year after all.
8. New Mexico (1-9) (1-5)
That's the New Mexico I know. A week after getting their first win of the year, the Lobos gave up almost 400 yards on the ground to Air Force and were blown out by 25. Their reward… a season ending matchup with TCU. Enjoy your last game as a head coach Mike Locksley.
9. Wyoming (2-9) (0-7)
Wow. This team is bad. They just got thumped by a UNLV team coming off of a 48 point loss to BYU. How the heck did they go on the road to beat Toledo and almost knock off BYU in Provo? A complete mess.
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