1999 Mountain West Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Utah §   5 2         9 3  
BYU §   5 2         8 4  
Colorado State §   5 2         8 4  
Wyoming   4 3         7 4  
San Diego State   3 4         5 6  
New Mexico   3 4         4 7  
Air Force   2 5         6 5  
UNLV   1 6         3 8  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Mountain West Conference football season was the first since eight former members of the Western Athletic Conference banded together to form the MWC. Colorado State University, Brigham Young University and the University of Utah tied for the inaugural MWC Championship.

Bowl GamesEdit

Bowl Date Stadium City Result
Las Vegas Bowl December 18, 1999 Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas, Nevada Utah 17, Fresno State 16
Motor City Bowl December 27, 1999 Pontiac Silverdome Pontiac, Michigan Marshall 21, BYU 3
Liberty Bowl December 31, 1999 Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Memphis, Tennessee Southern Miss 23, Colorado State 17


  • Co-Coaches of the Year: Sonny Lubick, Colorado State
  • Offensive Player of the Year: RB Kevin McDougal, Sr, Colorado State
  • Defensive Player of the Year: S Brian Urlacher, Sr, New Mexico
  • Freshman of the Year: RB Luke Staley, BYU

All Conference TeamEdit

QuarterbackKevin Feterik, Sr, BYU
Running backMike Anderson, Sr, Utah
Kevin McDougal, Sr, Colorado State
Wide receiverMargin Hooks, Jr, BYU
W. Montgomery, Sr, Wyoming
Tight endGray McNeill, Jr, San Diego State
Offensive LineMike Malano, Sr, San Diego State
Luis Park, Sr, Utah
Blane Saipaia, Sr, Colorado State
Matt Johnson, Sr, BYU
James Norman, Sr, Air Force
KickerJackson Whiting, Sr, Air Force
Kick ReturnerSteve Smith, Jr, Utah
Defensive LineByron Frisch, Sr, BYU
John Frank, Sr, Utah
Clark Haggans, Sr, Colorado State
Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, Sr, San Diego State
LinebackerRob Morris, Sr, BYU
Ula Tuitele, Sr, Colorado State
Kautaui Olevao, Jr, Utah
Defensive backBrian Urlacher, Sr, New Mexico
Rico Curtis, Sr, San Diego State
Brian Gray, Sr, BYU
Erik Olson, Sr, Colorado State
PunterDeone Horinek, Sr, Colorado State

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