TCU picked to repeat in Mountain West
TCU is still on top in the Mountain West Conference. The Horned Frogs received all 31 first-place votes in the league’s preseason media poll, released Tuesday.
TCU has 16 returning starters, including preseason offensive player of the year Andy Dalton, a senior quarterback. TCU linebacker Tank Carder was named the preseason player of the year on defense and kick returner Jeremy Kerley of Hutto got the special-teams honor.
Utah is picked to finish second in its last season before joining the Pac-10. BYU is third, followed by Air Force, Wyoming, San Diego State, Colorado State, UNLV and New Mexico.