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Friday, October 16
TV/Web Time Satellite Radio
Boise State at Utah State*
CBS Sports Network
7 p.m.MT
SIRIUS 83/XM 202
UNLV at Fresno State*
7:30 p.m. MT
Saturday, October 17
TV/Web Time Satellite Radio
Air Force at Colorado State*
CBS Sports Network
1:30 p.m. MT
SIRIUS 145/XM 203
Nevada at Wyoming*
ESPN32 p.m. MT

Hawai‘i at New Mexico*
5 p.m. MT

San Diego State at San José State*
7:30 p.m. PT

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 39 career picks. Thompson  has 18 career interceptions, the most among FBS defenders and tied for most by a MW defender all-time, while Deayon has 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 four interceptions for Boise State.

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

  • .@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 4 games, @AFFootball has run 346 offensive plays, 297 of which have been runs (.858).
  • .@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 18 games, @SJSUSpartanFB has only allowed 117.2 passing yards per game.
  • .@CSUFootball’s Rashard Higgins has caught at least one pass in 31 consecutive games, a streak which is T-8th in FBS & the most in the MW.
  • .@BroncoSportsFB’s Darian Thompson has 18 career INTs, which ties the @MountainWest record held by Utah’s Eric Weddle.
  • .@BroncoSportFB’s & Donte Deayon has 17 career INTs, 1 behind his teammate and Utah’s Eric Weddle
  • .@BroncoSportsFB Thompson (18 & Deayon (17) are 1st & T-2nd nationally in active career INTs. The starting BSU secondary leads the nation with 39 career INTs.
  • Senior @CSUFootball linebacker Cory James has 23 career sacks, only 5.5 away from tying the MW record, which was set in 2009.
  • James’ 23 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 competition.
  • 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.
  • .@USUFootball’s Kent Myers rushed for 191 yds vs. @CSUFootball, the most rushing yards by an FBS QB this season and a program record.