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By Robert Gagliardi
WyoSports 

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 elected a team captain his sophomore and junior seasons.

 

November 11, 2017

Jacob Byk/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming free safety Marcus Epps runs the ball up the middle against Texas State during the first half of the game at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 in Laramie, Wyo.

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 elected a team captain his sophomore and junior seasons.

Epps enters tonight's game at Air Force as the Cowboys' fifth-leading tackler (54) this season, and a vital part of a defense that has allowed 18.6 points per game and is among the national leaders in turnovers forced (24) and turnover margin (plus-15).

In less than three full seasons, Epps has 248 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 18 pass break-u...



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