... 6) Boise has now jumped ahead of TCU after a absolute slaughter of Fresno St. The Nevada game is huge for them, since it's their last chance to make a public appeal, but right now it looks like they should be fairly safe ahead of TCU barring a poor showing at Reno. It's not a huge difference, but this late in the year it's more and more difficult to overcome differences, since resumes become increasingly well-defined with each successive week of play. In terms of schedule strength, as the table shows it's almost exactly a wash. The key difference is that Boise has been more dominant overall (actually they're rated #1 in this department).