Mountain West Football Weekly Release - Sept. 13

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Week 3 Schedule
DATE/MATCH-UP TIME TV (SATELLITE RADIO)
Friday, September 16
Arkansas State at Utah State 7 p.m. MT CBS Sports Network (SIRIUS 83/XM 201)
Saturday, September 17
New Mexico at Rutgers Noon ET ESPNEWS/WatchESPN (SIRIUS 106/XM 196)
Northern Colorado at Colorado State 2 p.m. MT ROOT SPORTS
UC Davis at Wyoming 2 p.m. MT MWN-Campus Insiders/Twitter
RV/RV San Diego State at Northern Illinois 2:30 p.m. CT CBS Sports Network
UNLV at Central Michigan 3 p.m. ET ESPN3
Fresno State at Toledo 3 p.m. ET ESPN3
Buffalo at Nevada 6 p.m. PT MWN-Campus Insiders/Twitter
Utah at San José State 7:30 p.m. PT CBS Sports Network (SIRIUS 132/XM 201)
Hawai‘i at Arizona 7:45 p.m. PT Pac-12 Networks (SIRIUS 146/XM 198)

WEEKLY AND POST-GAME PRESS CONFERENCES BROADCAST LIVE FOR FREE ON MOUNTAIN WEST NETWORK

The Mountain West Network will livestream and archive each of the 12 weekly coaches’ press conferences on TheMW.com, CampusInsiders.com and the respective institutional website. The regular-season schedule will typically be held as follows:

Mondays
Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State at 11 a.m. PT
Bryan Harsin, Boise State at 11:30 a.m. MT
Matt Wells, Utah State  at 11:30 a.m. MT
Mike Bobo, Colorado State at Noon MT
Craig Bohl, Wyoming at Noon MT
Ron Caragher, San José State at 1 p.m. PT

Tuesdays
Bob Davie, New Mexico at 11:30 a.m. MT
Brian Polian, Nevada at 11 a.m. PT
Rocky Long, San Diego State at Noon PT
Troy Calhoun, Air Force at 12:30 p.m. MT
Tony Sanchez, UNLV at 1 p.m. PT
Nick Rolovich, Hawai‘i  (available on tape-delayed basis)


All post-game press conference for home games will also be streamed and archived. Visit TheMW.com/watch-live for additional information and for schedule updates.

For quick soundbites from every coach leading into a weekend of Mountain West action, tune in for Coaches Soundoff every Thursday afternoon on the Mountain West Network. TheMW.com/watch-live 

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#HIGHLIGHTS

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

  • .@BroncoSportsFB & @GoAztecs are receiving votes in both the Coaches and AP Top 25 Polls.
  • .@AFFootball enters 2016 with the 3rd-longest home win streak nationally (14), trailing Florida State (22) & Clemson (17).
  • .@BroncoSportsFB has won 22-straight nonconference home games, a streak dating back to 12/28/05 vs. Boston College in the MPC Computers Bowl
  • .@GoAztecs are riding a 12-game win streak, 2nd-longest active streak in FBS (Alabama; 12). Last loss came on 9/26/15 at Penn State (37-21).
  • .@BroncoSportsFB has defeated a Power 5 team in 5 of 6 seasons since joining the MW. BSU beat Washington State 31-28 on Sept. 10.
  • Through 2 weeks, @AFFootball leads the nation, averaging 432.5 rushing yards per contest.
  • .@GoAztecs RB Donnel Pumphrey is the nation’s active leader in career rushing yds (4,651), rushing touchdowns (4+) and all-purpose yardage (5,594).
  • Pumphrey’s 281 rushing yards vs. Cal is the most in a single game by a FBS player in 2016.
  • In 54.8% of Pumphrey’s collegiate games played he has rushed for at least 100 yards (23-42).
  • .@BroncoSportsFB RB Jeremy McNichols has scored a TD in a @MountainWest record 14 straight games.
  • .@NewMexicoFB LB Dakota Cox is the nation’s 2nd-leading tackler with 332 career tackles. Cox needs 41 stops to enter the MW’s top-5.
  • In its last 27 games, @SJSUSpartanFB has only allowed 140.1 passing yards per contest.
  • .@USUFootball is the only FBS team to have a new OC & DC for the third straight season under the same head coach.

RAY GUY WEEKLY HONOR
Colorado State punter Hayden Hunt was named Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week, presented by the Augusta Sports Council. In Week 2 against UTSA, Hunt punted seven times, averaging 46.7 yards per punt. Five of his boots were downed inside the 20-yard line, including two inside the 10.