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MWC: Fresno State Bulldogs Lead Pack

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Tim De Ruyter's 4-0 Fresno State Bulldogs remain the lone undefeated and nationally-ranked team in the Mountain West Conference. Photo by Kevin Casey/Getty Images.
Tim De Ruyter's 4-0 Fresno State Bulldogs remain the lone undefeated and nationally-ranked team in the Mountain West Conference. Photo by Kevin Casey/Getty Images.

Here’s at look at the best (and worst) the Mountain West Conference has to offer after five weeks of play (all statistics are per-game averages; numbers preceding teams and individuals are FBS ranks):

Heroes And Zeros: Team

Wins: Best — Fresno State 4; Worst — Hawaii 0

National Ranking: AP — 23. Fresno State; Coaches — 21. Fresno State

Scoring: Best — 12. Fresno State 44.0; Worst — 106t. San Jose State, Hawaii 18.2

Total Offense: Best — 13. Wyoming 516.2; Worst — 113. Hawaii 319.2

Rushing: Best — 3. New Mexico 324.5; Worst — 119. Hawaii 69.8

Passing: Best — 6. Fresno State 362.0; Worst — 122. New Mexico 78.2

Scoring Defense: Best — 23t. Utah State 17.0; Worst — 119. Air Force 41.6

Total Defense: Best — 22. Utah State 315.4; Worst — 121. Air Force 526.2

Rush Defense: Best — 32t. San Diego State 121.2; Worst — 122. UNLV 285.0

Pass Defense: Best — 3. UNLV 134.0; Worst — 123. Fresno State 332.5

Turnover Margin: Best — 9t. Nevada +4; Worst — 118t. San Diego State -6

Home Attendance: Best — San Diego State 37,556; Worst — San Jose State 11,834

Heroes: Individual

Passing Efficiency: 13. Caleb Herring, UNLV 173.1

Passing Yards: 2. Derek Carr, FSU 361.2

Total Offense: 2. Brett Smith, UW 377.8

Rushing: 7. Kasey Carrier, UNM 139.8

Receptions: 3. Davante Adams, FSU 9

Receiving Yards: 7. Chandler Jones, SJSU 121.2

Scoring: 27t. Jay Ajayi, BSU & Devante Davis UNLV, 9.6

Kickoff Returns: 20. Dallas Burroughs, FSU 27.9

Punt Returns: 3. Isaiah Burse, FSU 25.1

Field Goals: 9t. Wes Feer, SDSU 2

Interceptions: 21t. Bryan Douglas, BSU, Darian Thompson, BSU & Markus Smith, NV 3

Tackles: 1. Keith Smith, SJSU 17.8

Sacks: 5t. Shaquil Barrett, CSU 1.3