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Broncos predicted to win divison title

Posted at 9:20 AM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 11:20:47-04

The Boise State Broncos have been selected as the preseason favorite to win the Mountain West's Mountain Division for the upcoming 2016 football season.  It's the third year in a row Boise State has  been picked to win the division title.

The Broncos received 27 of 29 first place votes in the preseason poll.  Air Force was the only other Mountain Division team to receive first place votes.

San Diego State is the runaway pick to win the West Division and was voted number one unanimously.  This is just the second time in conference history a team has received every first place vote.  TCU earned that honor in 2010.

Here are complete results of the preseason poll:

Mountain Divison:
1. Boise State (27)
2. Air Force (2)
3. Utah State
4. Colorado State
5. New Mexico
6. Wyoming

West Divison:
1. San Diego State (29)
2. Nevada
3. San Jose State
4. Fresno State
5. UNLV
6. Hawai'i