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Brett Rypien threw for 246 yards and led a fourth-quarter comeback to help Boise State beat No. 25 Fresno State 17-14 on Saturday night in the Mountain West championship game.
Erin Snyder ESPN
Fresno State has arrived for the Mountain West Championship game vs Boise State - Tonight at 7:45 ET on ESPN
Erin Snyder ESPN
Boise State equipment crew finishing up prep for the Mountain West Championship game tonight at 7:45 ET on ESPN
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Fresno State's Jeff Tedford was named the Mountain West Coach of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to a 9-3 record, including a 7-1 mark in conference play. Last year, before Tedford arrived, Fresno State went 1-11 and did not beat an FBS opponent.
Defending champion Clemson is back at No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings ahead of Oklahoma at No. 3 and CFP newcomers Auburn (No. 2) and Wisconsin (No. 4).
One of our experts expects the Bulldogs to face off against an MAC opponent in Idaho, while the other sees Fresno State traveling to Las Vegas for a matchup with a Pac-12 foe.
Marcus McMaryion threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns and Fresno State beat No. 25 Boise State 28-17 on Saturday in a preview of the Mountain West title game.
FPI gives Boise edge in first of 'doubleheader'
The Mountain West division winners will meet Saturday afternoon at Jim Sweeney Field, then clash again in the league championship game next weekend. Boise State's seven-game winning streak is tied for fifth-longest in the FBS.
Marcus McMaryion threw for 186 yards and a touchdown, and Fresno State clinched a spot in the Mountain West title game by beating short-handed Wyoming 13-7 on a cold and windy Saturday.
Marcus McMaryion threw four touchdown passes, including two to KeeSean Johnson, to help Fresno State beat Hawaii 31-21 on Saturday night.
Jordan Mims rushed for two touchdowns to help Fresno State beat BYU 20-13 Saturday night.
Lexington Thomas scored the go-ahead points early in the fourth quarter on Saturday night and UNLV hung on to hand Fresno State its first Mountain West Conference loss of the season 26-16.
Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer
I asked Derek Carr for his World Series prediction. “Dodgers," Carr said. "C'mon man, my first games growing up living in Bakersfield were Dodger games. Definitely the Dodgers. Definitely rooted for them since I was little. I was rooting for Aaron (Judge) to make it, but that's alright. But Go Dogs this week against that silly shirt you're wearing, too.” Yes, I was wearing my UNLV T-shirt. And the Rebels play Fresno State on Saturday.