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By Robert Gagliardi

Healthy Evans ready to contribute

Sophomore running back working for No. 3 spot


August 19, 2016

JEREMY MARTIN/Boomerang photographer

University of Wyoming running back Nico Evans (22) runs through drills during a recent Cowboys practice at the Indoor Practice Facility.

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, and still had no hamstring issues.

But in the spring of 2015 Evans injured his hamstring. He also had the same injury when fall camp started that year.

"It slowed me down and lot and I couldn't prove what I could do," Evans said.

Evans played in 10 games last season and had 14 carries for 56 yards. He also had two kickoff returns for 21 yards.

"I needed to get in the ice tubs a lot and start stret...

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