Let's see ... the defending champ lost its coaches, the traditional powers are struggling and Wyoming is the favorite. It's a wild year in the Mountain West.
A look at what questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.
The Utes gave the Mountain West a national presence, a reason to be proud and about $1 million per school.
Don't accuse the Utes of running up the score; 46-point leads can be squandered.
For Wyoming to continue its progress and make 2004 memorable, something exciting has to happen away from home.
Utah is a step above everyone else. The rest? At this point, who knows?
The Utah defense plays old-time football. It's not flashy, just good -- real good.
Utah's Alex Smith showed once again why he is mentioned as the most underrated player in the conference.
The Mountain West race can be summed up in one word: unpredictable.
John Robinson and UNLV are almost giddy after a 4-1 start heading into conference play.
After coming close against the defending national champs, San Diego State has something to build on.