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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Hear me out...A change in the football winds at UW


December 3, 2016

COURTESY/ Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming fans react to the Bronze Boot as it's passed around after the Cowboys 38-17 win over rival Colorado State University on Oct. 1 at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colo.

I have lived in Wyoming for 20 of my 29 years on this rock and in that time I've never really bought a stake in the University of Wyoming fan hood. I'll root for them to be successful or cheer on their players in the pro ranks, like Larry Nance of the Los Angeles Lakers. Yet for some reason I just haven't had the emotional investment in their success or failure.

My lack of emotional investment could be tied to a theme of "all of this has happened before and all of this will happen again" in all things surrounding UW athletics. For example UW football has this typical pattern.

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