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By Robert Gagliardi

Making the grade

Conway passing his test moving from basketball to football


August 20, 2016

LARAMIE — The summer was all about work and studying for Austin Conway.

Conway joined the University of Wyoming football team as a wide receiver in the spring. He redshirted as freshman as a point guard for the men’s basketball team.

The 5-foot-10, 173-pound Conway impressed third-year coach Craig Bohl during spring drills, but Conway knew he had a lot of work to do to get ready for fall camp in August.

That work included spending time in the weight room to get bigger, faster and stronger. Conway added nearly 10 pounds of muscle. It also included studying his playbook so he knew exactly...

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