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James ready to improve his game, take on new challenge with Cowboys

LARAMIE – Justin James got the feedback he wanted. Now, the University of Wyoming senior guard is back on campus working on what NBA coaches and staff told him to improve in order to give...

 

UW, Adidas signs contract for gear and apparel

ARLINGTON, Texas – The University of Wyoming is now an Adidas school – for all of its sports. UW announced Wednesday an eight-year contract with the Portland, Oregon, based company to supply...

 

Fullback position still evolving, developing for Cowboys

Fullback position still evolving, developing for Cowboys LARAMIE – Mike Bath wants three but, right now, he only has one. The University of Wyoming fullbacks/tight ends coach wants three fullbacks...

 

WEBSITE EXCLUSIVE: Cowboys look to return to winning ways

LARAMIE – The roles are reversed as the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team hosts Utah State at 7 p.m. today at Arena-Auditorium. On Jan. 20, UW was coming off a bye week as it headed into its game at Utah State. Thanks to a strong first...

 

Defensive turnaround biggest factor in UW's 2017 football success

LARAMIE – Expectations were high for the University of Wyoming football team in 2017, and for the most part, the Cowboys lived up to them. UW posted back-to-back winning seasons for the first time...

 

Allen still uncertain for bowl game, but progress continues

LARAMIE – Whether Josh Allen plays in the University of Wyoming's bowl game remains uncertain, but there is reason for optimism. UW's junior starting quarterback missed the last two games of the...

 

UW to play Central Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

LARAMIE – Last year's bowl game was nice, but now the University of Wyoming football team wants more. "We're very motivated. We lost our last two games – games we could have won," UW redshirt...

 

Allen remains day-to-day as UW prepares for regular-season finale

LARAMIE – Same message, different week. Fourth-year University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl said Monday junior quarterback Josh Allen is day-to-day and is hopeful he will play in UW's...

 

Ghaifan, Jackson show impressive production

LARAMIE – Javaree Jackson was told by a teammate well after it happened. Youhanna Ghaifan didn't seem to care one way or the other. However, those two University of Wyoming interior defensive...

 

UW junior safety Marcus Epps juggles fatherhood and football

LARAMIE – Marcus Epps has a lot to be proud of. He came to the University of Wyoming football program in 2014 as a walk-on safety from Los Angeles. Not only did Epps earn a scholarship, he was...

 

Youth is no excuse, but factor in Cowboys' early-season struggles

Prior to fall camp, fourth-year University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl said he expected a handful of true freshmen to play this season. Through UW's first three games, that number is 11. Six...

 

Allen's performance becomes focal point vs. Oregon

Big-time players have big-time games to defeat big-time teams. Josh Allen is looking to do just that Saturday. It isn't that the University of Wyoming junior quarterback hasn't played well in...

 

Wingard, Epps showing veteran influence during fall camp

LARAMIE – There hasn't been a lot of talk about two of the University of Wyoming's better defensive players during fall camp. However, fourth-year coach Craig Bohl begs to differ about what he's...

 

No shot in the dark

No shot in the dark Correlations between throwing the shot put and playing football have helped UW freshmen Logan Harris and Javaree Jackson By Robert Gagliardi WyoSports LARAMIE – Although they...

 

Better prepared to contribute

LARAMIE – John Okwoli played in every game during his true freshman season for the University of Wyoming. Yet, 2016 was still like a redshirt year. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound wide receiver didn't...

 

Cowboys wanting more after successful 2016 season

LAS VEGAS – They're welcomed, yet the University of Wyoming football team hopes they're handled better than by past squads. We're talking about expectations for the Cowboys in 2017 after winning...

 

Moving right along

LARAMIE – Two months ahead of the home-opening football game and all is well in terms of the University of Wyoming's two major athletics facility upgrades. Exterior work for the $44 million High...

 

Leppke hopes to help UW sooner than later with move to WR

LARAMIE – Isaac Leppke said it crossed his mind a time or two. The last time it did, it became a reality. The University of Wyoming moved the redshirt freshman walk-on from quarterback to wide...

 

UW Cowboys expect junior Andrew Wingard to play at lot at both safety spots this season

LARAMIE – Andrew Wingard is on the move. No, the University of Wyoming junior safety isn't leaving school. Nor is he switching to a completely new position. But to better utilize his skills and abil...

 

Cowboys begins CBI with 10-point win over Eastern Washington

LARAMIE - Justin James became the University of Wyoming's leading scorer this season by coming off the bench. The sophomore guard made his first start of the season in the Cowboys' first-round game...

 

Long-time rivals reunite in San Diego

LARAMIE – A long-time rival and a destination location. The University of Wyoming football team accepted a bid to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego on Sunday afternoon, and will play Brigham...

 

Cowboys, Aztecs should be fresh in each other's minds

LARAMIE – Less than two weeks ago, the University of Wyoming football team won arguably its most important game of the season – a 34-33 victory over then No. 24-ranked San Diego State. This...

 

Wick adjusting to new role in UW's backfield

LARAMIE — Shaun Wick said he feels good, despite a different role. The University of Wyoming senior running back missed the final eight games of last season due to concussions. He was granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA to come back...

 

Bohl feels Cowboys are playing more than just a team in opener

LARAMIE — Craig Bohl doesn’t see Northern Illinois as a football team. The third-year University of Wyoming football coach sees the Cowboys’ season-opening foe Saturday night as much more than that. “When you’re talking about Northern Illin...

 

Injuries mean opportunities for UW receivers, secondary guys

LARAMIE - Craig Bohl described it as taking lemons and making lemonade out of them. The third-year University of Wyoming football coach referred to the extra practice reps several guys at wide receive...

 

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