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Josh Allen gets rave reviews after Wyoming Pro Day

Those who watched Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen at his Pro Day on Friday certainly came away impressed.According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, Allen “dazzled” in front of a number of top decision-makers. That included a contingent of top Cleveland Browns executives including owner Jimmy Haslam, coach Hue Jackson and general manager John Dorsey. New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Allen NFL Draft Profile and Scouting Report

Josh Allen - Wyoming Cowboys   Position: Quarterback Height: 6'5" Weight: 237 Year: Junior Hometown: Firebaugh, CA Experience: 2 year starter   Measurables: 40yd dash: 4.75 Broad jump: 9’11” Vertical: 33.5” 3-cone: 6.9 20yd. Shuttle: 4.4 Bench Press: --   Career Notes: Allen is a junior college transfer who only received an offer from one other FBS school. He started...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Spartan Basketball: Cowboy subjugation

What to learn from the inevitable As the first round outcomes in the 2018 MW tourney had no real surprises, the far-fetched Cinderella dream of an earth-shattering win by the Spartans over the Cowboys found me still with the same tattered clothing, cheap bourbon and dark alleys. What can possibly be gleaned from the Spartans depressing season to help this article be worthwhile?...
Via Mountain West Connection
15 days ago

NFL draft analyst likens Josh Allen to JaMarcus Russell

There are only two months remaining until the 2018 NFL Draft, which means the hot takes are officially flying.Even some of the best draft analysts sometimes have polarizing opinions, and NFL Network’s Mike Mayock is no different.Oklahoma product Baker Mayfield is Mayock’s fourth-best quarterback in the draft, which seems a bit low, and maybe Mayock is keying on his off-field issues...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayock compares Josh Allen's arm to JaMarcus Russell's

University of Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen caught the eye of NFL Draft analyst Mike Mayock. He has, in the past, compared Allen favorably to Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen. More recently, he compared Allen to a quarterback who was taken first overall.Though to be fair, this comparison is rather dubious.Per Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, the NFL Network analyst said Allen has the...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2018 Recruiting Breakdown: Wyoming

Did the Cowboys find the type of players who will fit their system? Wyoming is a football program that is very similar to San Diego State when it comes to recruiting. An outsider may look at their class and think it’s full of some solid players but overall doesn’t have anyone with that “wow factor”. Then in three to four years later many of those unknown recruits develop into some...
Via Mountain West Connection
25 days ago

Wyoming signs son of Notre Dame star Rocket Ismail

There’s a new Rocket Ismail coming to college football. Raghib “Rocket” Ismail Jr., son of the man we all know as Rocket Ismail, has signed with the Wyoming Cowboys ahead of the 2018 college football season. Not surprisingly, junior will also be known as The Rocket, just like his dad.“Rocket (Ismail) is a young man who brings great speed and athleticism to the wide receiver position...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys continue push for first-round bye

With a 78-68 victory against Fresno State, Wyoming now has more conference wins than they have the last two seasons. Allen Edwards and the Cowboys are pushing for the best tournament seed in the same time frame. Last Tuesday, the Cowboys lost to New Mexico in the highest scoring game in Arena-Auditorium history: 119-114. Both teams shot the lights out of the stadium. New Mexico...
Via Mountain West Connection
26 days ago

Cowboys Share their Thoughts After Loss to the New. Mexico Lobos

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
February 21, 2018

WATCH: Josh Allen, from knees, hits crossbar from 50 yards

There are some concerns among scouts and analysts about quarterback Josh Allen’s accuracy, but one thing that cannot be called into question is the Wyoming product’s arm strength.Allen recently showed off his strong arm during a workout, when he kneeled on the 50-yard line. The first-round hopeful then uncorked a throw — from his knees — which ended up drilling the crossbar. Sure...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2018  |  Discuss

Cowboys Share Their Thoughts After 89-75 Victory Over the SJSU Spartans

Via Wyoming Cowboys Athletics
February 17, 2018

Wyoming men make a push for the 3rd seed

Despite clunkers against UNLV and Fresno, Wyoming is still alive for a first round bye The Wyoming men have gone 5-2 in their last seven games. Those seven games feature a double overtime win against a ranked Nevada, an overtime win at San Jose State, and a double overtime comeback win at Colorado State. Sense a theme? Exhaustion started to rear its head in that CSU game, where the...
Via Mountain West Connection
February 11, 2018

Wyoming Cowboys QB Josh Allen invited to NFL combine

CASPER, Wyo. — Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has been invited to participate in the NFL combine. Allen has been projected by some analysts to be the No. 1 selection in April’s NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 233-pound Allen started the last two seasons at Wyoming where he passed for 5,066 yards and 44 touchdowns. He recently competed in the Senior Bowl, completing 9 of 13...
Via The Denver Post
February 06, 2018

WATCH: Josh Allen shows off gorgeous touch on TD pass in Senior Bowl

Nobody will argue that Josh Allen has a Howitzer for an arm. He threw some bullets for touchdowns at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl last December, and he ripped off the fastest pass ever recorded at the Senior Bowl (66 miles per hour) during the week.NFL scouts are just drooling over his potential. However, one thing that’s been a huge question mark is whether Allen has the requisite...
Via Sportsnaut
January 27, 2018  |  Discuss

Wyoming takes down #23 Nevada in 2OT

“Welcome. To the Dome of Doom.” Those are some of the first words that greet opposing teams that come to Laramie. And recently, the Dome has been living up to its name. We’re a little over halfway through the season and your Wyoming Cowboys have beaten the best three teams (according to KenPom rankings) in the conference, all at home. You have to earn a win when you come to Laramie...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 26, 2018

Josh Allen announces he’s declaring for NFL Draft

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen is going out on top, it seems.Allen, who led his team to a 37-14 victory over Central Michigan in Friday’s Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, made it clear that he will be declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft after the win.The Wyoming quarterback spoke to ESPN reporter Alex Corddry on the field after the game, and that’s when he revealed his big plans for the future...
Via The Sports Daily
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Allen shows everyone why NFL scouts are drooling

Josh Allen was touted as a potential top 2018 NFL Draft pick before the 2017 season began, but his final season at Wyoming didn’t exactly go as planned. Allen completed just 57.2 percent of his passes while throwing 13 touchdowns and six interceptions heading into the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Central Michigan.As uninspiring as his junior campaign has been, Allen is dealing...
Via Sportsnaut
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Wyoming QB Josh Allen deleted Twitter off his phone after Oregon game

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen revealed this week that he deleted Twitter from his phone after putting up a dud against Oregon last weekend.Allen entered the season in contention to be the No. 1 overall pick in next year’s NFL draft. After poor showings against Iowa and then Oregon, his draft stock may have slipped.He doesn’t really want to hear about it, which is why he got rid...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wyoming punter Tim Zaleski completely whiffs on punt attempt

When you’re a small school like Wyoming going up against a big program like Iowa, you need all the little things to go your way to pull off the upset. Cowboys quarterback Josh Allen provided an early example of what that looks like when he helped create the game’s first points. Later in the second quarter, however, Wyoming punter Tim Zaleski did quite the opposite. This whiff cost...
Via Sportsnaut
September 02, 2017  |  Discuss

McManamen's 30 helps lift Wyoming to wild 4-overtime win

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen started out red hot from 3-point range and scored a career-high 30 points, but it was his free throw with 11 seconds remaining that lifted Wyoming to a 102-100 quadruple overtime win over Fresno State on Wednesday night. The frenzied contest was just the second four-overtime game in Mountain West Conference history and featured a combined 25...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Dalton scores 19 points, Wyoming beats Utah State 95-87

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Hayden Dalton scored 19 points with eight rebounds and led five players in double figures as Wyoming snapped a two-game skid, beating Utah State 95-87 on Wednesday night. Dalton was 6 of 8 from the field and 5 of 5 from the line for the Cowboys (12-5, 2-2 Mountain West Conference). Alexander Aka Gorski added 18 points with six 3-pointers, Alan Herndon had 15...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

BYU, Wyoming renew old rivalry in Poinsettia Bowl

SAN DIEGO (AP) The BYU Cougars and Wyoming Cowboys had to come to San Diego to renew a rivalry that dates to 1922. The Cougars (8-4) play Wyoming (8-5) in the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday night. It's the first meeting between the schools since 2010, before BYU left the Mountain West Conference to go independent. None of the players were around when the rivalry ended. Some of the...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Poinsettia Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. Most of us here at Yardbarker are West Coasters...
Via Yardbarker
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming slips past Colorado Christian for 67-60 win

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Alan Herndon scored 15 points on 6-for-10 shooting Monday night to lead Wyoming past Division II Colorado Christian 67-60. Trailing by three in the second half, Wyoming (6-2) got a 3-pointer from Jeremy Lieberman to spark a 12-0 run that made it 48-39 and put the Cowboys on top for good. Herndon and Jason McManamen also had 3-pointers in the breakaway run. ...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Wyoming sinks 16 3-pointers in beating Northern Iowa

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Jason McManamen was 6 of 7 from the arc in scoring 21 points and Wyoming defeated Northern Iowa 81-73 on Saturday. McManamen led a Cowboys team that made 16 of 29 3-point attempts for 55.2 percent, the third-most 3-pointers made in Wyoming history. Hayden Dalton made three triples for a career-high 19 points and dished out six assists with the Cowboys (5-2)...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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