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By Robert Gagliardi
Sports Editor 

Patience pays off for UW running back Nico Evans


August 24, 2018

Nico Evans' Twitter handle is @NextUp_Nico.

That's fitting, as Evans is next up to be the University of Wyoming's leading running back.

The fifth-year senior earned the starting job during fall camp, and will start in UW's season-opener Saturday night at New Mexico State.

"It feels great, but the job is not over," Evans said. "This whole season is going to be a competition, so I can't relax. I have to do all the things I have been doing to keep this spot."

On top of that, Evans was elected as one of six team captains by his teammates – the first time he has been a captain for the Cowboys...

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