Geronimo! This is a rip-cord bailout choice but I just couldn’t differentiate a No. 16 from among the deep Mountain West pool of San Diego State\ Fresno State\Boise State. I like ONE of these schools, however, to supplant Central Florida as this year’s Group of 5 conference darlings.

I suppose this is how Neapolitan ice cream got started.

Let’s consider: these schools combined to finish 31-10 record in 2017 with a 3-2 record against the Pac 12, one of those defeats being Boise State’s triple OT loss at Washington State. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.