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By Robert Gagliardi
WyoSports 

Priester primed for improved season for Cowboys

 

Michael Smith/WyoSports

University of Wyoming cornerback Robert Priester tackles Florida Atlantic's Lucky Whitehead during a game during the 2014 season. After recovering from a season-ending knee injury in the second-to-last game of the season last year, Priester is back fully healthy and ready to go in fall camp.

LARAMIE - Like all good cornerbacks, Robert Priester has a short-term memory.

The University of Wyoming sophomore doesn't think about his knee injury in the second-to-last game in 2014. As a true freshman Priester played in 11 games, including seven starts. He finished with 39 tackles, two forced fumbles and two pass break-ups.

The Tampa, Florida, product was listed at 168 pounds on the roster, but he said he played at around 162 pounds at the end of the season.

It can be argued Priester's lack of size contributed to his injury. Despite showing an aggressiveness and fearlessness that impres...



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