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Saturday, October 10
TV/Web Time Satellite Radio
New Mexico at Nevada*
MWN-Campus Insiders
4 p.m. PT

Boise State at Colorado State*
CBS Sports Network
5 p.m. MT
SIRIUS 134/XM 201
San José State at UNLV*
MWN-Campus Insiders
6 p.m. PT

San Diego State at Hawai‘i*
TWC Oceanic/MWN
6 p.m. HT
Utah State at Fresno State*
CBS Sports Network
7:30 p.m. PT
Wyoming at Air Force*
ESPN28:15 p.m. MT SIRIUS 81/MX 81

The Boise State starting secondary has recorded more career interceptions than any other starting secondary in the nation. Made up of Darian Thompson, Donte Deayon, Jonathan Moxey and Dylan Sumner-Gardner, the Broncos have 37 career picks. Thompson and Deayon both have 17 career interceptions, which is tied for the second-most in Mountain West history and tied for second-most among active NCAA defenders. Moxey has the other three interceptions for Boise State.

(Notes from around the Mountain west in 140 characters or less)

  • A @MountainWest team has scored at least 49 points in the first half in back-to-back weeks.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB hasn’t allowed a TD on The Blue since the 5:31 mark of the 4th quarter of the MW Championship Game on 12/6/14.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB has won 17-consecutive home games, the 2nd-longest streak behind Baylor (18).
  • Through 3 games, @AFFootball has run 278 offensive plays, 239 of which have been runs (.860).
  • .@SJSUSpartanFB RB Tyler Ervin was the third MW player to rush for at least 300 yards in a single game. He accomplished this feat. vs. Fresno State (9/26).
  • The 300 rushing yards are the most in FBS in ‘15 and his 42 rush attempts are the most by an FBS back since Dec. 7, 2013 (Tre Mason - Auburn).
  • .@GoAztecs LB Calvin Munson became the 4th MW player to return 2 interceptions for TDs, on his way to becoming MW Defensive POW in Week 1.
  • .@GoAztecs’ Damontae Kazee tied the @MountainWest record with three interceptions against San Diego. It is also tied for the most in FBS.
  • .@SJSUSpartanFB has been ranked in the top-5 nationally for pass defense each week since 9/20/14.
  • In its last 17 games, @SJSUSpartanFB has only allowed 111.8 passing yards per game.
  • .@CSUFootball’s Rashard Higgins has caught at least one pass in 30 consecutive games, a streak which is T-8th in FBS & the most in the MW.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB’s Darian Thompson & Donte Deayon have 17 career INTs, 1 away from tying the @MountainWest record held by Utah’s Eric Weddle.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB Thompson & Deayon (17) are T-2nd nationally in active career INTs. The starting BSU secondary leads the nation with 37 career INTs.
  • Senior @CSUFootball linebacker Cory James has 22 career sacks, only 6.5 away from tying the MW record, which was set in 2009.
  • James’ 22 career sacks are the most by an active FBS defender.
  • .@UNLVFootball set the @MountainWest record scoring 80 points vs. Idaho State on Sept. 26.
  • .@UNLVFootball’s Nicolai Bornand set a @MountainWest record, connecting on 11 PATs vs. Idaho State.
  • In his time as an OC and HC at @BroncoSportsFB, Bryan Harsin is 8-2 against autonomous 5 compeitition.
  • Tony Sanchez is the first UNLV coach to earn a victory in his debut vs. Nevada since 1994 (Jeff Horton).
  • .@BroncoSportsFB is riding a 21-game home non-conference win streak, dating back to the 2005 MPC Computers Bowl.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB is coming off their 13th consecutive bowl apperance, an active streak that ties for seventh nationally.
  • Boise State boasts the highest win percentage since 2000, having won 171 of 200 contests for a mark of .855.