Mountain West Football Schedule 2016: Ranking Every Game

    What are the biggest and best games of the 2016 Mountain West season? What are the best conference and non-conference games?

    March 2, 2016


    What are the biggest and best games of the 2016 Mountain West USA season? What are the best conference and non-conference games?


    Ranking The 2016 Mountain West Football Schedules

    Ten Best Mountain West Non-Conference Games

    1. BYU at Boise State, Oct. 20
    2. San Diego State at Northern Illinois, Sept. 17
    3. Navy at Air Force, Oct. 1
    4. Colorado State vs. Colorado (in Denver), Sept. 2
    5. Washington State at Boise State, Sept. 10
    6. Nevada at Notre Dame, Sept. 10
    7. Utah State at USC, Sept. 10
    8. California at San Diego State, Sept. 10
    9. Boise State at Oregon State, Sept. 24
    10. Colorado State at Minnesota, Sept. 24

    Ten Best Mountain West Conference Games

    1. Boise State at Air Force, Nov. 26
    2. Utah State at Boise State, Oct. 1
    3. Colorado State at Boise State, Oct. 15
    4. Colorado State at Air Force, Nov. 12

    6. Utah State at Colorado State, Oct. 8
    7. San Diego State at Nevada, Nov. 19
    8. Colorado State at San Diego State, Nov. 26
    9. Utah State at Nevada, Nov. 19
    10. New Mexico at Colorado State, Nov. 19


    Each week’s Mountain West games ranked by how good each matchup looks.


    Saturday, August 27

    Hawai‘i vs. California (in Sydney, Australia)

    Thursday, September 1

    8. Weber State at Utah State
    12. Jackson State at UNLV

    Friday, September 2

    1. Colorado State vs. Colorado (in Denver)

    Saturday, September 3

    2. San José State at Tulsa
    3. Northern Illinois at Wyoming
    4. Fresno State at Nebraska
    5. Boise State at Louisiana
    6. Hawai‘i at Michigan
    7. New Hampshire at San Diego State
    9. Cal Poly at Nevada
    10. Abilene Christian at Air Force
    11. South Dakota at New Mexico

    Saturday, September 10

    1. Washington State at Boise State
    2. Nevada at Notre Dame
    3. Utah State at USC
    4. California at San Diego State
    5. UNLV at UCLA
    6. New Mexico at New Mexico State
    7. Wyoming at Nebraska
    8. Georgia State at Air Force
    9. UTSA at Colorado State
    10. Portland State at San José State
    11. Tennessee-Martin at Hawai‘i
    12. Sacramento State at Fresno State

    Saturday, September 17

    1. San Diego State at Northern Illinois
    2. Utah at San José State
    3. New Mexico at Rutgers
    4. Arkansas State at Utah State
    5. Fresno State at Toledo
    6. UNLV at Central Michigan
    7. Buffalo at Nevada
    8. Hawai‘i at Arizona
    9. Northern Colorado at Colorado State
    10. UC Davis at Wyoming

    Saturday, September 24

    1. Air Force at Utah State
    2. Boise State at Oregon State
    3. Colorado State at Minnesota
    4. Nevada at Purdue
    5. Tulsa at Fresno State
    6. San José State at Iowa State
    7. Wyoming at Eastern Michigan
    8. Idaho at UNLV

    Saturday, October 1

    1. Utah State at Boise State
    2. Navy at Air Force
    3. San José State at New Mexico
    4. Fresno State at UNLV
    5. Wyoming at Colorado State
    6. Nevada at Hawai‘i
    7. San Diego State at South Alabama

    Saturday, October 8

    1. Utah State at Colorado State
    2. Boise State at New Mexico
    3. Fresno State at Nevada
    4. Air Force at Wyoming
    5. UNLV at San Diego State
    6. Hawai‘i at San José State

    Saturday, October 15

    1. Colorado State at Boise State
    2. New Mexico at Air Force (in Dallas)
    3. San Diego State at Fresno State
    4. Nevada at San José State
    5. UNLV at Hawai‘i

    Thursday, October 20

    1. BYU at Boise State

    Saturday, October 22

    2. San José State at San Diego State
    3. Fresno State at Utah State
    4. Colorado State at UNLV
    5. Hawai‘i at Air Force
    6. Wyoming at Nevada
    7. Louisiana-Monroe at New Mexico

    Saturday, October 29

    1. San Diego State at Utah State
    2. Air Force at Fresno State
    3. UNLV at San José State
    4. New Mexico at Hawai‘i
    5. Boise State at Wyoming

    Saturday, November 5

    1. Nevada at New Mexico
    2. San José State at Boise State
    3. Fresno State at Colorado State
    4. Utah State at Wyoming
    5. Hawai‘i at San Diego State
    6. Air Force at Army

    Saturday, November 12

    1. San Diego State at Nevada
    2. Colorado State at Air Force
    3. New Mexico at Utah State
    4. Wyoming at UNLV*

    Friday, November 18

    4. UNLV at Boise State

    Saturday, November 19

    1. Utah State at Nevada
    2. New Mexico at Colorado State
    3. Air Force at San José State
    5. Hawai‘i at Fresno State
    6. San Diego State at Wyoming

    Saturday, November 26

    1. Boise State at Air Force
    2. Colorado State at San Diego State
    3. Utah State at BYU
    4. Nevada at UNLV
    5. San José State at Fresno State
    6. Wyoming at New Mexico
    7. Massachusetts at Hawai‘i

    Saturday, December 3

    MW Football Championship Game

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