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By Scott Nulph
WyoSports 

UW football poised for long, successful run

 

November 28, 2018

COURTESY/ Jacob Byk/ Wyoming Tribune Eagle

University of Wyoming running back Jevon Bigelow gains a few more yards before being tackled by Air Force Academy defensive back Zane Lewis during the final home game against Air Force at War Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17 in Laramie.

These are nervous days in and around the University of Wyoming football program.

The Cowboys did a remarkable job – aided, in part, by a forgiving schedule down the stretch – to climb out of a 2-6 hole. They won their final four games and finished the regular season at 6-6.

In a normal year, that would be enough to earn the Cowboys a bowl invitation somewhere.

But this season has been anything but normal for UW.

So of course there are 81 bowl-eligible teams for 78 spots after this past weekend, meaning the Cowboys could be left out in the cold. That number could climb to 82 if Virginia...



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