Wyoming Picked Fifth in Preseason MWC Media Poll

July 21, 2008

LAS VEGAS - In a poll by media members, the University of Wyoming football team was predicted to finish fifth in the Mountain West Conference during the 2008 season. The announcement was made on Monday morning at the 2008 MWC Media Days in Las Vegas, Nev.

Two-time defending MWC football champion BYU was picked to capture its third consecutive title in 2008. Utah was chosen second with 274 points and five first-place votes. TCU was picked to finish third with 239 points, New Mexico was chosen fourth with 197 points, followed by Wyoming (5th - 156 points), Air Force (6th - 141 points), San Diego State (7th - 92 points), Colorado State (8th - 73 points) and UNLV (9th - 59 points).

2008 Mountain West Conference
Preseason Football Poll
Rk. Team (first place votes) Points
1. BYU (29) 299
2. Utah (5) 274
3. TCU 239
4. New Mexico 197
5. Wyoming 156
6. Air Force 141
7. San Diego State 92
8. Colorado State 73
9. UNLV 59