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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Cowboys look to build consistency heading into 2017


December 28, 2016

COURTESY/ Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen evades Boise State's Cameron Hartsfield on a run in the first half during the Oct. 29 contest against the Broncs at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE – There were a lot of firsts and unexpected happenings for the University of Wyoming football program in 2016, most of which were good.

But as the Cowboys look ahead to 2017, the biggest task for coach Craig Bohl and his staff is to keep it going, which has been difficult for the better part of 20 years.

UW has not has back-to-back seasons with better than .500 records since 1998-99. It also hasn't played in bowl games in consecutive years since 1987-88.

After an 8-6 record in 2016, a Mountain West Mountain Division title and the program's first bowl appearance since 2011, there a...

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