Mountain West Announces 2012 Football Schedule

March 2, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The 2012 Mountain West football schedule was released today and is comprised of 82 games, including 40 Conference matchups. The 2012 schedule plays out over 14 weeks and concludes Sat., December 1.

The non-conference schedule features 15 games against teams that earned bowl berths in 2011, including BYU (2 games), Cal, Louisiana Tech, Oregon, Michigan, Michigan State, Southern Miss, Texas (2 games), Toledo, Tulsa, Utah State (2 games), Washington. Six non-conference opponents finished ranked in last year's final Top 25 polls (USA Today/AP) - #4/4 Oregon, #-/6 USC, #9/12 Michigan, #10/11 Michigan State, #19/20 Southern Miss and 25/RV BYU.

The MW will play 14 games against Bowl Championship Series automatic-qualifying conference opponents in 2012, including seven against the Pac-12, three against both the Big Ten and Big 12 and one against the Big East.

Telecast information (including possible non-Saturday games) and kick times will be determined and announced later this spring.

Mountain West Conference membership in the fall of 2012 will include, the United States Air Force Academy, Boise State University, Colorado State University, Fresno State, University of Hawai'i, University of Nevada, University of New Mexico, San Diego State University, UNLV and University of Wyoming.

Below is the complete 2012 Mountain West schedule.

2012 Mountain West Football Schedule
Date Game
Thurs., Aug. 30 Minnesota at UNLV
Fri., Aug. 31 Boise State at Michigan State
Sat., Sept. 1 Idaho State at Air Force
Sat., Sept. 1 Weber State at Fresno State
Sat., Sept. 1 Hawai'i at USC
Sat., Sept. 1 Nevada at Cal
Sat., Sept. 1 Southern Univ. at New Mexico
Sat., Sept. 1 San Diego State at Washington #
Sat., Sept. 1 Wyoming at Texas
Sun. Sept. 2 Colorado State vs. Colorado %
Sat., Sept. 8 Air Force at Michigan
Sat., Sept. 8 North Dakota State at Colorado State
Sat., Sept. 8 Fresno State at Oregon
Sat., Sept. 8 South Florida at Nevada
Sat., Sept. 8 New Mexico at Texas
Sat., Sept. 8 Army at San Diego State
Sat., Sept. 8 Northern Arizona at UNLV
Sat., Sept. 8 Toledo at Wyoming
Sat., Sept. 15 Miami-Ohio at Boise State
Sat., Sept. 15 Colorado State at San Jose State
Sat., Sept. 15 Colorado at Fresno State
Sat., Sept. 15 Lamar at Hawai'i
Sat., Sept. 15 Northwestern State at Nevada
Sat., Sept. 15 New Mexico at Texas Tech
Sat., Sept. 15 North Dakota at San Diego State
Sat., Sept. 15 Washington State at UNLV
Sat., Sept. 15 Cal Poly at Wyoming
Sat., Sept. 22 Air Force at UNLV *
Sat., Sept. 22 BYU at Boise State
Sat., Sept. 22 Utah State at Colorado State
Sat., Sept. 22 Fresno State at Tulsa
Sat., Sept. 22 Nevada at Hawai'i *
Sat., Sept. 22 New Mexico at New Mexico State
Sat., Sept. 22 San Jose State at San Diego State
Sat., Sept. 22 Wyoming at Idaho
Sat., Sept. 29 Colorado State at Air Force *
Sat., Sept. 29 Boise State at New Mexico *
Sat., Sept. 29 San Diego State at Fresno State *
Sat., Sept. 29 Hawai'i at BYU
Sat., Sept. 29 Nevada at Texas State
Sat., Sept. 29 UNLV at Utah State
Sat., Oct. 6 Navy at Air Force
Sat., Oct. 6 Boise State at Southern Miss
Sat., Oct. 6 Fresno State at Colorado State *
Sat., Oct. 6 Hawai'i at San Diego State *
Sat., Oct. 6 Wyoming at Nevada *
Sat., Oct. 6 Texas State at New Mexico
Sat., Oct. 6 UNLV at Louisiana Tech
Sat., Oct. 13 Air Force at Wyoming *
Sat., Oct. 13 Fresno State at Boise State *
Sat., Oct. 13 Colorado State at San Diego State *
Sat., Oct. 13 New Mexico at Hawai'i *
Sat., Oct. 13 Nevada at UNLV *
Sat., Oct. 20 New Mexico at Air Force *
Sat., Oct. 20 UNLV at Boise State *
Sat., Oct. 20 Wyoming at Fresno State *
Sat., Oct. 20 San Diego State at Nevada *
Sat., Oct. 27 Nevada at Air Force *
Sat., Oct. 27 Boise State at Wyoming *
Sat., Oct. 27 Hawai'i at Colorado State *
Sat., Oct. 27 Fresno State at New Mexico *
Sat., Oct. 27 UNLV at San Diego State *
Sat., Nov. 3 Air Force at Army
Sat., Nov. 3 San Diego State at Boise State *
Sat., Nov. 3 Colorado State at Wyoming *
Sat., Nov. 3 Hawai'i at Fresno State *
Sat., Nov. 3 New Mexico at UNLV *
Sat., Nov. 10 Air Force at San Diego State *
Sat., Nov. 10 Boise State at Hawai'i *
Sat., Nov. 10 UNLV at Colorado State *
Sat., Nov. 10 Fresno State at Nevada *
Sat., Nov. 10 Wyoming at New Mexico *
Sat., Nov. 17 Hawai'i at Air Force *
Sat., Nov. 17 Colorado State at Boise State *
Sat., Nov. 17 Nevada at New Mexico *
Sat., Nov. 17 Wyoming at UNLV *
Sat., Nov. 24 Air Force at Fresno State *
Sat., Nov. 24 Boise State at Nevada *
Sat., Nov. 24 New Mexico at Colorado State *
Sat., Nov. 24 UNLV at Hawai'i *
Sat., Nov. 24 San Diego State at Wyoming *
Sat., Dec. 1 South Alabama at Hawai'i
* Mountain West game.
% Sports Authority Field (Denver, Colo.)
# CenturyLink Field (Seattle, Wash.)
Dates subject to change.