Urban Meyer's first-year turnaround will include an outright title, if he can get the Utes past rival BYU.
To remain a player in the Mountain West race, Air Force and New Mexico will stay grounded.
BYU -- 4-6 overall, 3-3 Mountain West -- can become bowl eligible by winning their last two games.
The struggles in Provo continued with a 13-10 loss at Wyoming, dropping the Cougars to 3-5 overall.
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.
CSU coach Sony Lubick was not happy with the block that ended LB Eric Pauly's season against Utah.
After looking so bad in Lawrence, UNLV turned things around (in a big way) at Wisconsin.
After coming close against the defending national champs, San Diego State has something to build on.
A team-by-team look around the Mountain West.