LARAMIE -- Two more Mountain West programs played in bowl games this week.

Air Force knocked off Baylor Thursday in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The Falcons capped a 10-3 campaign with a 30-15 victory.

That Wyoming win over the Fly Boys looks even better now, huh?

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San Jose State, a team that strolled into War Memorial Stadium in early October and handed the Cowboys a dominating 33-16 loss, fell Tuesday to Eastern Michigan 41-27 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

The conference is currently 3-1 in the postseason.

San Diego State will take on Middle Tennessee in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve, Utah State plays Memphis in the First Responder Bowl three days later and, of course, Craig Bohl's Pokes will take on Ohio Dec. 30 in the Arizona Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time and the game will be streamed on the Barstool App.

Yes, I realize once again that I am late posting this weekly feature. What else is new? I assure you the picks were in early this week (sorry, Jen). I'm 1-3 already. There's your proof.

Still, the beat goes on. Here's our matchups and betting odds (subject to change):

Potato Bowl: Eastern Michigan 41, SJSU 27

Armed Forces Bowl: Air Force 30, Baylor 15

Boca Raton Bowl: Toledo 21, Liberty 19

New Orleans Bowl: Western Kentucky 44, South Alabama 23

Independence Bowl: Houston (-7) vs. Louisiana

Gasparilla Bowl: Missouri (+2.5) vs. Wake Forest

Hawaii Bowl: Middle Tennessee (+6.5) vs. San Diego State

Quick Lane Bowl: New Mexico State (+3.5) vs. Bowling Green

Camellia Bowl: Georgia Southern (-3.5) vs. Buffalo

First Responder Bowl: Memphis (-7.5) vs. Utah State

Birmingham Bowl: Coastal Carolina (+7.5) vs. Eastern Carolina

Guaranteed Rate Bowl: Wisconsin (-3) vs. Oklahoma State


Here's last week's results:

DJ: 10-2

Jared: 8-4

Jen: 8-4

Cody: 8-4

Travis Miller: 8-4

Brandon Foster: 7-5

Doug: 6-6

Mat: 5-7


Here are the up-to-date season records for the weekly panel:

Jared: 112-44

DJ: 109-47

Jen: 106-50

Mat: 105-51

Cody: 105-51

Doug: 102-54


Paul Taylor, my friend and former QB at Cheyenne Central (Go Tribe!), and Billie Sutton join us as our guest pickers this week. Here's our best bet this week:

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Just The Facts: Size Doesn't Matter For Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium

Did you know it would take the populations of Gillette (32,857), Laramie (32,381), Rock Springs (23,319), Sheridan (17,844) and Wright (1,200) to create a sellout inside Michigan's famed 107,601-seat Big House, the largest college football stadium in the nation?

For those of you not familiar with the Cowboy State, those are Wyoming's third through sixth most inhabited cities, along with the small mining town in Campbell County.

- Just The Facts: Size Doesn't Matter For Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium

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