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WAC Media Poll Topped By Boise State

Courtesy of the WAC, with contributions from CFP Staff
July 29, 2009

SALT LAKE CITY - For the second year in a row, Boise State has been named the favorite in the Western Athletic Conference football media poll.  The Broncos were 12-1 last year and finished with a perfect 8-0 mark in conference play.  It was their sixth WAC title in the last seven years.

The Broncos received 25 first-place votes from the 45 ballots received. Fresno State took all of the remaining 20 1st-place votes but finished behind Nevada in overall points. The Bulldogs also finished only 5 points ahead of the 4th-place vote recipient, Louisiana Tech.

2009 WAC Preseason Media Poll (1st-place votes in parenthesis):

Media
  Team Points
1. Boise State (25) 519
2. Nevada 444
3. Fresno State (20) 365
4. Louisiana Tech 360
5. Hawai'i 275
6. San Jose State 263
7. Utah State 170
8. Idaho 110
9. New Mexico State 104