By virtue of having a higher average ranking as determined by four computer polls of Sunday, November 26, Boise State will host Fresno State in the 2017 Mountain West Football
Championship Game on Saturday, December 2 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Kickoff is set for 5:45 p.m. MT/4:45 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on ESPN for the second consecutive year.
In the four computer polls utilized by the Mountain West (Anderson & Hester, Billingsley, Colley Matrix and Wolfe), Boise State finished the season with a 30.25 average ranking, while Fresno State had a 34.25
average.The Broncos (7-1 MW, 9-3 overall), led by head coach Bryan Harsin, clinched the Mountain Division on Saturday, November 18. Boise State is hosting the MW Football Championship Game for the first time since
2014. Under first-year head coach Jeff Tedford, the Bulldogs (7-1 MW, 9-3 overall) are West Division champions. Fresno State will appear in the league championship contest for the third time in the last five years.
The 2017 MW title contest will be a rematch of the 2014 MW Football Championship Game, which was also held in Boise. The Broncos earned a 28-14 victory, capturing their first outright MW Football Championship.
Tickets for the 2017 MW Football Championship Game are available through both the Boise State website 208-426-4737 and Fresno State 559-278-3647.
Boise State to host Fresno State in 2017 Mountain West Football Championship game