2022 Mountain West football schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2022 Mountain West football schedule has been announced. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 10 with Boise State at New Mexico.

Featured non-conference match-ups for each MWC team in 2022 include Fresno State at USC, Hawaii at Michigan, Nevada at Iowa, Colorado at Air Force, BYU at Boise State, Colorado State at Michigan, New Mexico at LSU, Arizona at San Diego State, San Jose State at Auburn, UNLV at Notre Dame, Utah State at Alabama, and Wyoming at Illinois.

The 2022 Mountain West Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 3. It will be a match-up of the Mountain and West Division winners and will be hosted by the highest ranked team.

Additional releases from the Mountain West will come this Spring, which will shift certain games to Thursdays and Fridays.

2022 Mountain West Football Schedules

Mountain Division

West Division

Mountain West Football Schedule (Composite)

Saturday, Aug. 27
UConn at Utah State
Wyoming at Illinois
Vanderbilt at Hawai‘i
Nevada at New Mexico State

Saturday, Sept. 3
Northern Iowa at Air Force
Boise State at Oregon State
Colorado State at Michigan
Maine at New Mexico
Utah State at Alabama
Tulsa at Wyoming
Cal Poly at Fresno State
Western Kentucky at Hawai‘i
Texas State at Nevada
Arizona at San Diego State
Portland State at San José State
Idaho State at UNLV

Saturday, Sept. 10
Colorado at Air Force
Boise State at New Mexico*
Middle Tennessee at Colorado State
Weber State at Utah State
Northern Colorado at Wyoming
Oregon State at Fresno State
Hawai‘i at Michigan
Incarnate Word at Nevada
Idaho State at San Diego State
San José State at Auburn
UNLV at Cal

Saturday, Sept. 17
Air Force at Wyoming*
UT-Martin at Boise State
Colorado State at Washington State
UTEP at New Mexico
Fresno State at USC
Duquesne at Hawai‘i
Nevada at Iowa
San Diego State at Utah
North Texas at UNLV

Saturday, Sept. 24
Nevada at Air Force*
Boise State at UTEP
Sacramento State at Colorado State
New Mexico at LSU
UNLV at Utah State*
Wyoming at BYU
Hawai‘i at New Mexico State
Toledo at San Diego State
Western Michigan at San José State

Friday, Sept. 30
Utah State at BYU

Saturday, Oct. 1
Navy at Air Force
San Diego State at Boise State*
New Mexico at UNLV*
San José State at Wyoming*
Fresno State at UConn

Saturday, Oct. 8
Air Force at Utah State*
Fresno State at Boise State*
Colorado State at Nevada*
Wyoming at New Mexico*
Hawai‘i at San Diego State*
UNLV at San José State*

Saturday, Oct. 15
Air Force at UNLV*
Utah State at Colorado State*
New Mexico at New Mexico State
San José State at Fresno State*
Nevada at Hawai‘i*

Saturday, Oct. 22
Boise State at Air Force*
Hawai‘i at Colorado State*
Fresno State at New Mexico*
Utah State at Wyoming*
San Diego State at Nevada*
San José State at New Mexico State
UNLV at Notre Dame

Saturday, Oct. 29
Colorado State at Boise State*
Wyoming at Hawai‘i*
San Diego State at Fresno State*
Nevada at San José State*

Saturday, Nov. 5
Air Force vs. Army (in Arlington, TX)
BYU at Boise State
Colorado State at San José State*
New Mexico at Utah State*
Hawai‘i at Fresno State*
UNLV at San Diego State*

Saturday, Nov. 12
Boise State at Nevada*
New Mexico at Air Force*
Utah State at Hawai‘i*
Wyoming at Colorado State*
Fresno State at UNLV*
San José State at San Diego State*

Saturday, Nov. 19
Boise State at Wyoming*
Colorado State at Air Force*
Fresno State at Nevada*
San Diego State at New Mexico*
San José State at Utah State*
UNLV at Hawai‘i*

Saturday, Nov. 26
Air Force at San Diego State*
New Mexico at Colorado State*
Utah State at Boise State*
Wyoming at Fresno State*
Hawai‘i at San José State*
Nevada at UNLV*

Saturday, December 3
Mountain West Football Championship Game

*Mountain West game

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Comments (3)

Kevin Kelley,

Boise State is the Gonzaga of 1-A fbs. They schedule a couple of strong nonconference Games with high enough Profile Programs, sometimes very high profile as in the case of the Seminoles, Ducks, maybe someone I’ve forgotten.
Then Boise State’s Goal is to play undefeated through the Conference, including the Championship Game, then get to the Playoff.
Now that UCincinnati has been to a playoff Game Boise State can shoot for that instead of a NY6 Exhibition Bowl.
The Autonomous 5 Conferences Glass Ceiling for Boise State has kept the Broncos from even making a NY6 Game since the 1st Season of the C ollusive F ive P rivilege Administration, LLC’s “expanded” Invitational in 2014.

UH-SJSU, UNR-UNLV and USU-BSU are fine on Thanksgiving weekend, but then the rest of the games should be AFA-CSU, UNM-UW, and FSU-SDSU.

Should be:
San Jose St.-Fresno St.
San Diego St.-Hawaii
UNR-UNLV
Boise St.-Utah St.
Colorado St.-Wyoming
Air Force-New Mexico

These pairings for the most part have more history and are geographically closer.