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By Robert Gagliardi
WyoSports 

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

 

April 6, 2017

COURTESY/ WyoSports

Wyoming linebacker Ben Wisdorf (bottom) and Wyoming safety Andrew Wingard (top) tackles UC Davis running back Joshua Kelley during the game September 17, 2016 at the War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

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 abilities, defensive coordinator Scottie Hazelton and safeties coach Jake Dickert – both in their first season with UW – have Wingard playing both free and strong safety this spring.

Wingard has played mostly free safety during his first two seasons, and he has played it well. He was a first team All-Mountain West selection last season, and a second team All-MW pick in 2015 as a true freshman....



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