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2016 Schedule
1st in MW - Mountain
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7dJake Trotter

Future Big 12: The contenders, wild cards and ... UCLA?

The Big 12 is on the hunt for new members. There are legitimate contenders, such as BYU and Cincinnati, and there are hopefuls, wild cards and even a potential Power 5 defector.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said new teams could be added to league by 2017. Welcome to the next wave of conference realignment

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

The Big 12 (really 10) announced it's going to explore adding as many as four teams through expansion. The league's board of directors has authorized commissioner Bob Bowlsby to solicit interest from potential candidates. Among the schools that might be considered potential candidates: Boise State, BYU, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Memphis, UCF and USF. Bowlsby said the Big 12 board "saw the path forward clearly and has taken steps. We need to look at it logistically and put a plan together."

Boise State back in National title conversation? (1:06)
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15dPhil Steele

Report card: CFP teams lead list of most dominant wins

Not all blowouts and big wins are created equally. Phil Steele's game grades takes into account a variety of factors and names the truly dominating performances over the past three years.

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34dKC Joyner

Blue skies: Why Boise State is a CFP sleeper

Boise State's elite offense will score plenty of points, but can the Broncos be the first non-Power 5 team to claim a spot in the College Football Playoff? The answer is, yes.

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Blue turf in the NFL? Don't count on it

Sorry, Boise State fans. The NFL requires all fields to be a league-approved shade of green, despite corporate sponsors exploring color changes as part of advertising campaigns. Seifert: Rule origins

Will Boise give opponents the blues?

We certainly expect them to. The Broncos have a predicted scoring margin that's nine points or higher for every conference game, so FPI loves them to roll through many opponents this season. Who will have the most blowout wins? (Insider)

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MWC confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do Mountain West coaches think the 2016 season will play out? Coaches dish on why Boise State's Brett Rypien is a superstar and Nevada's running back, James Butler, is impossible to tackle.


Is a Pac-16 possible?

In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the Pac-12, added four teams and juggled divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in the new North and the new South? Flipping the field

80dRyan McGee

What a blown-up CFB map could look like

Notre Dame in the B1G? Boise State in the Pac-12? This is what realignment and expansion should look like, even if it can't. Plus, an epic commitment and more of the best of the week in CFB.

Mark Schlabach's Post-Spring Way-Too-Early Top 25 (2:05)

Team Stats

Passing Yards304.619th
Rushing Yards184.352nd
Points For37.817th
Points Against21.3Tied-26th

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