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By Robert Gagliardi

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


August 18, 2016

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. After he redshirted as a freshman, Nzeocha played on special teams in 2013. The following year, when coach Craig Bohl was hired, Nzeocha moved to tight end.

Last season, Nzeocha was moved to middle linebacker and started five of the first seven games. He recorded 35 tackles and one tackle for loss.

Now that he hasn’t had to learn a new positi...

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