I suspect there will be four teams from the BSC in the 2019 playoffs again. To get there, a team has to win at least seven games against FCS opponents and go at minimum 5-3 in conference (Montana State as an example).
After taking a look at our 2018 stats, it became apparent there were certain areas that our 2018 playoff participants did to get there. Defense is needed the most.
The following were the most important strengths of any BSC team to get into the playoffs beyond just win-losses:
Red Zone Offense
These were other areas of importance:
Sacks for and Sacks against
Red Zone Defense
Was this different for your conference?