Wyoming Rumors & News

  • Wyoming lands verbal commitment from UCLA transfer Jalen Ortiz

    Casper Star-Tribune "Just shy of a month after announcing his decision to transfer from UCLA, Jalen Ortiz found his fresh start in Laramie. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound junior cornerback verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon, the Star-Tribune first reported. He will sit out the 2015 season to satisfy NCAA..." June 29

  • Wyoming won’t immediately replace coach who abruptly resigned

    College Football Talk "Earlier this month it was reported that Wyoming’s Craig Bohl had an unexpected hole to fill in his coaching staff. As it turns out, the Cowboys’ second-year head coach won’t immediately be breaking out a shovel to do some filling. UW confirmed in a press release late last week that wide..." June 23

  • After discovering he has one kidney, Wyoming DE to continue playing

    College Football Talk "Seth Edeen received the surprise of his life this past spring. In April, as relayed by Robert Gagliardi of the Laramie Boomerang last week, the Wyoming defensive end was on the receiving end of the news that, previously unbeknownst to him, he had been born without a right kidney. Not only..." June 17

  • Wyoming's Austin Fort to transfer in effort to remain at QB

    The Score "A week after Wyoming quarterback Austin Fort was told he would be moved to tight end, he's decided to move on from the program entirely. Fort has elected to transfer in order to continue playing quarterback at the college level, according to Scott Nulph of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle. "He..." April 20

  • Wyoming QB transfer Jason Thompson to play safety at Utah

    The Score "Utah transfer Jason Thompson will make a position change for the 2015 season. Thompson, who came over from Wyoming, will make the switch from quarterback to safety, accommodating the team's need at the position, according to Ben Anderson of 1320 KFan. " February 13

  • Wyoming safety Xavier Lewis life-flighted to Colorado hospital, recovering from stroke

    Casper Star-Tribune "Eric Nzeocha may have saved Xavier Lewis' life. On Wednesday night, Lewis -- Wyoming's 6-foot, 195-pound sophomore safety from Aurora, Colorado -- began having difficulty speaking in his apartment in Laramie. Nzeocha, his roommate as well as a sophomore tight end on the team, immediately..." December 13

  • Wyoming leading tackler Nzeocha doubtful to return this season

    Casper Star-Tribune "Wyoming senior linebacker Mark Nzeocha, who was injured in the Cowboys' 27-20 overtime loss to San Jose State on Saturday, is doubtful to return this season, head coach Craig Bohl said. Nzeocha -- a 6-foot-3, 239-pound senior -- leads the team with 59 tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles...." October 23

  • Wyoming suspends second-leading rusher

    College Football Talk "Saturday’s Gameday for most FBS players, but it won’t be for one member of the Wyoming football program. In a press release, first-year Cowboys head coach Craig Bohl announced that running back D.J. Mays has been suspended for today’s game against San Jose State. The reason given was, as..." October 19

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Ex-Hoosier QB says he’ll play for Wyoming

    College Football Talk "Four months to the day his decision to transfer from Indiana became public knowledge, Cameron Coffman has found himself a new place to call home. In an Instagram posting — replete with photoshopped picture — the quarterback wrote he’s”[e]xcited to announce that I will be going to Wyoming” and..." May 17

  • ‘Personal reasons’ cost Wyoming another player

    College Football Talk "With spring practices across the country ending, so too are the careers of some players at those particular schools as transfer season is once again in full swing. One of the latest to suffer a bit of a personnel hit is Wyoming, which announced Tuesday that Nico Brown – not to be confused with..." April 23

  • CSU Rams hire former Wyoming DB to strength-and-conditioning position

    Denver Post "Colorado State announced Tuesday that Michael Ray, a former defensive back at Wyoming, has been hired as CSU’s assistant strength-and-conditioning coach. Ray spent the past three years as Wyoming’s assistant sports-performance coach. He replaces Rashard Harris, who was named head..." February 25

  • New Wyoming coach Craig Bohl to emphasize recruiting Colorado players

    Denver Post "As new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl — fresh from winning three consecutive Football Championship Subdivision national championships at North Dakota State — conversed on the phone this week, he was on the recruiting trail in Missouri. But Bohl already had spent time checking..." January 23