2013 Mountain West
Our conference reports analyze what the Congrove Computer Rankings preseason forecast predicts. Team power ratings change weekly during the season to reflect the actual results of the games. For projecting results, 3 points are added to the home team.
During the 2012 season, from beginning to end, including bowl games:
Overall, 8 teams gained 10 or more "power points". Mississippi led the gainers at 15.16, followed by Arizona State at 14.24.
Among current MWC teams, San Jose State gained the most at 10.82.
Overall, 18 teams gained 5.00 - 9.99 points.
Overall, 35 teams gained less than 5 points.
Overall, 32 teams fell less than 5 points.
Overall, 23 teams fell 5.00-9.99 points.
Overall, 8 teams fell 10 power points or more. Southern Miss fell the most at 17.55, followed by Auburn at 14.14.
Among current MWC teams, Wyoming fell the most at 7.15.
Overall, the average change of teams in 2012 was a loss of 0.19 points.
Among current MWC teams, the average change of teams in 2012 was a gain of 1.34 points.
|*-Title game is hosted by division-winner with highest BCS ranking.
Mountain West Preseason Media Poll (to come)
Preseason All-MWC Team (to come)
Conference realignment brings Utah State and San Jose State over from the WAC, which dropped football after the 2012 season. The conference splits into two divisions - mountain and west - and will stage a championship game on the home field of the division-winner with the highest BCS ranking.
Schedules with game-by-game computer projections, forecasted standings, rankings and analysis to come.