'Dogs Picked 3rd by Media; 4th by Coaches

QB Tom Brandstater

Fresno State has been picked third and fourth in the preseason WAC Coaches and Media Polls, respectively, which were announced Monday. Hawaii has been named the favorite in both polls at the league's football preview being held in San Jose, Calif. Boise State was picked second in both of the polls as well.

Coaches' Poll

Rank Team Points
1. Hawaii (6) 62
2. Boise State (3) 59
3. Nevada 45
4. Fresno State 40
5. San Jose State 39
6. New Mexico State 31
7. Louisiana Tech 25
8. Utah State 13
9. Idaho 10
()1st place votes
The media also voted on preseason players of the year. Hawai‘i quarterback Colt Brennan was voted the Offensive Player of the Year for the second-straight preseason, while San Jose State defensive back Dwight Lowery was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year.

Media Poll

Rank Team Points
1. Hawaii (32) 494
2. Boise State (26) 490
3. Fresno State 361
4. Nevada 337
5. San Jose State 321
6. New Mexico State 233
7. Louisiana Tech 157
8. Utah State 110
9. Idaho 107
()1st place votes

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