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By Robert Gagliardi

Cowboys remain humble despite higher expectations


July 26, 2018

COURTESY/ Blaine McCartney/ Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Craig Bohl

LAS VEGAS – The University of Wyoming football team often has been the underdog since the Mountain West's first year in 1999. The Cowboys have fed off that underdog mentality to prove people wrong and finish better than expected.

For example, they were picked to finish last in the Mountain Division in 2016, but won it.

However, expectations are higher this season, for both the team and certain players. The media picked UW to finish second behind Boise State in the division, which was announced Tuesday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as part of the MW Media Summit.

It is the highest UW ha...

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