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By Robert Gagliardi

Leppke hopes to help UW sooner than later with move to WR


April 13, 2017

COURTESY/ SHANNON BRODERICK/ Boomerang photographer

Quarterback Isaac Leppke, right, and another Wyoming player collide during Tuesday's practice in the Indoor Practice Facility.

LARAMIE – Isaac Leppke said it crossed his mind a time or two. The last time it did, it became a reality.

The University of Wyoming moved the redshirt freshman walk-on from quarterback to wide receiver earlier this spring. In the mind of fourth-year coach Craig Bohl, the reason was simple.

"We felt he could help our football team earlier at the wide receiver position as opposed to quarterback," Bohl said.

Leppke was behind redshirt junior starter Josh Allen and junior backup Nick Smith at quarterback before the swap. Meanwhile, sophomore walk-on Nick Szpor established himself as the Cowbo...

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