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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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

Making the grade

LARAMIE — The summer was all about work and studying for Austin Conway. Conway joined the University of Wyoming football team as a wide receiver in the spring. He redshirted as freshman as a point guard for the men’s basketball team. The...

 

Healthy Evans ready to contribute

LARAMIE - Prior to Nico Evans coming to the University of Wyoming to play football, he never had hamstring injuries. The Los Angeles running back redshirted as a freshman in 2014 with the Cowboys,...

 

Nzeocha in line to make his final season a good one for Pokes

LARAMIE — The time is now for Eric Nzeocha. The University of Wyoming middle linebacker is a senior, and for the first time in his UW career, Nzeocha isn’t switching positions. Nzeocha came to UW in 2012 from Neusitz, Germany, as a wide receiver....

 

Possibility turning into reality for UW's Ebbesen

LARAMIE – In the spring, there was the possibility. Less than week into fall camp, all signs indicate it's going to become reality for Du'Ryan Ebbesen. Ebbesen, a fifth-year senior walk-on, is...

 

New quarterback nothing new for Gentry, Maulhardt

LARAMIE - Tanner Gentry and Jake Maulhardt enter their fourth season catching passes for the University of Wyoming football team. And, for the fourth consecutive season, they will have a different...

 

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