Writers who cover the Mountain West Conference have picked future UW opponent Brigham Young to win the league title this season.
BYU will be Washington's home-opening opponent this season, visiting Seattle on Sept. 6.
Here's the MWC media poll. However, the Cougars have their sights set higher than a mere conference title this season. BYU's 2008 hopes include following in the footsteps of Boise State and Hawaii as this season's mid-major making the breakthrough to a BCS bowl game.
(The Pac-10 football writers' poll will be announced Thursday morning.)