DENVER (AP) Patrick Mertens' NFL dream was delayed by, of all things, a mosquito bite.
Fishing in a creek in 2011, Mertens suffered a bite that he didn't even feel at the time but which leveled the 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive tackle from the University of Wyoming.
It left him partially paralyzed, sapped his strength, stole his stamina, whittled 75 pounds off his frame, forced...
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Daniel Bejarano (Loveland Reporter-Herald file)This season proved to be a disappointment for most Division I men's basketball team along the Front Range, with only Wyoming getting a spot in the
Wyoming sophomore Jason McManamen threw down this awesome dunk during a recent game against Florida A&M, posterizing A&M’s Quentin Bastian in the process. Apparently, McManamen doesn’t do that often, as evidenced by the countless hilarious reactions that followed the dunk. Take, for example, this one: Or this one: Or these ones: And don’t forget these
Wyoming not only won the game, they came away with a poster…
On Saturday the Wyoming Cowboys will travel to play against the No. 9 ranked Michigan State Spartans.
Wyoming enters this game 3-1 while Michigan State is 2-1. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN 2 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, MI.
The Odds: The Michigan State Spartans are 31 point favorites agianst the Wyoming Cowboys. The over/under...
When Oregon travels to Laramie, Wyoming to complete the back end of a home-and-home with the Cowboys in September of 2017, chances are they’ll meet a much different Wyoming team, one infused with Craig Bohl’s signature identity for them, “Cowboy Tough.”
Bohl’s won 26 straight games as a head coach, two in his debut season at UW, the last three FCS Championships at North...
On Saturday the Oregon Ducks will host the Wyoming Cowboys in what figures to be another offensive display for the No. 2 team in the nation.
Oregon (2-0) has been averaging 54 points a game and they will look to keep that going when they host Wyoming. (2-0)
Coverage of the game between Oregon and Wyoming will air on the Pac-12 Network beginning at 2:00 pm ET from Autzen...
In week three of the 2014 football season the Ducks host Wyoming of the Mountain West Conference, a team undergoing an intriguing and dramatic transformation.
After going 5-7 last season with a spread offense, athletic director Tom Burman fired coach Dave Christensen, who resurfaced as offensive coordinator at Utah. Kyle Whittingham demoted ex-Beaver, ex-Miami, ex-Wyoming head coach...
Every season, a handful of teams with losing records turn things around the following year. Here’s a list of five teams who will accomplish that feat in 2014.
5. Wyoming Cowboys
2013 Record: 5-7
Projected 2014 Record: 7-5
New head coach Craig Bowl will shape up Wyoming’s defense this fall. (Photo credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)
The Cowboys could move the ball against...
Wyoming’s Josh Adams is only 6’2″, but he can still dunk with the best of them in college hoops. The Cowboys’ sophomore guard proved that with a ridiculous double-clutch dunk against UNLV in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday in Las Vegas.
Wyoming lost the game 71-67 (and as a result were knocked out of the Mountain West tournament),...
Leading scorer Larry Nance Jr. tore his right ACL in Wyoming's victory against Fresno State on Tuesday night and will miss the remainder of the season, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said.
Larry Nance Jr. suffered a knee injury Tuesday night, putting a damper on Wyoming's 72-66 victory over Fresno State.
Nathan Sobey scored a career-high 26 points and Larry Nance Jr. added 17, but suffered a knee injury, putting a damper on Wyoming's 72-66 victory over Fresno State on Tuesday, which snapped the Bulldogs' five-game winning streak.
Nance was 7-of-9 shooting before he crashed to the floor with 14:51 to play. The Cowboys' leader in scoring, rebounds, blocks and steals laid...
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Riley Grabau scored 17 points, Larry Nance Jr. had 14 and Wyoming beat No. 5 San Diego State 68-62 on Tuesday night to end the Aztecs' 20-game winning streak.
On a day when Wyoming's starting guards struggled from long range, Trey Washington III stepped up and delivered. The 5-foot-11 freshman sank 5 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 24 points to lead Wyoming over Western State 69-52 on Wednesday.
Washington was 8 of 11 from the floor and also had five rebounds and three assists in the final tuneup for Wyoming (9-4) before...
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Happy New Year to our College Chalktalk readers! Excited to be back again sharing…what a great group that has been assembled!! Currently, our Wyoming Cowboys sit 7-2 as we break for exams. It has been an exciting year thus far, and our team has formed a very different identity compared to its predecessors the last couple...
Larry Nance Jr.'s three-point play with two seconds remaining gave Wyoming a 67-66 overtime victory over South Dakota Saturday night.
Tyler Flack hit a 3-pointer to give South Dakota (3-5) a 66-62 lead with 1:43 remaining in overtime. Nance answered with a dunk, and the game-winning three-point play. Nance scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
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Larry Nance Jr. led a balanced attack with 16 points and seven rebounds and Wyoming defeated Black Hills State 79-65 on Monday.
Josh Adams scored 15, Nathan Sobey 12 and Riley Grabau and Derek Cooke Jr. added 11 apiece for Wyoming (6-2).
Division II Black Hills State, which treated the game as an exhibition, was paced by Myles Henry with 13 points. Joey Mitchell had 11 and Tommy...
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December 02, 2013