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By Robert Gagliardi
WyoSports 

Evans' injury causes uncertainty for UW's offense

 

September 4, 2018

COURTESY/ SHANNON BRODERICK/ Boomerang photographer

Wyoming running back Nico Evans avoids a tackle from Washington State safety Skyler Thomas (25) and linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during Saturday's game at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE – The running back situation for the University of Wyoming may have become a little more uncertain.

UW lost senior co-captain and leading rusher Nico Evans to injured ribs early in the third quarter in its 41-19 home-opening loss to Washington State this past Saturday at War Memorial Stadium. Evans led the team with 18 carries for 89 yards, but the Cowboys gained just 52 yards of total offense the rest of the game after Evans' injury.

Fifth-year UW coach Craig Bohl didn't know after the game how long Evans will be out.

The uncertainty isn't who will play running back if Evans miss...



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