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  • Wyoming Cowboys walk off a 16-15 victory in the Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl

    Tim Harkins, UW Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations|Jan 4, 2024

    Tucson, Ariz. (Dec. 30, 2023) -- It was a storybook ending for the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday as they sent retiring head coach Craig Bohl out with a dramatic 16-15 walk-off victory in the Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl. Cowboy place-kicker John Hoyland made a 24-yard field goal as time expired to give the Pokes their ninth win of the season. Wyoming quarterback Andrew Peasley was forced to leave the field on numerous occasions during the game following big hits, but fought through to return and lead the Cowboy offense, while the Wyoming defense...

  • Wyoming Cowboys Accept Invitation to the 2023 Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl

    Tim Harkins, UW Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations|Dec 7, 2023

    Laramie, Wyo. (Dec. 3, 2023) – For the third consecutive season the Wyoming Cowboys will be playing in a bowl game, which is the first time that has happened in Wyoming school history. The Cowboys have accepted an invitation to the 2023 Bartstool Sports Arizona Bowl, marking the second consecutive year the Pokes will play in Tucson and the third time in the past five seasons. Wyoming will face the University of Toledo Rockets in this year’s Arizona Bowl. The 2023 Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl will kick off on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 2:30 p.m., Mou...

  • Wyoming Completes a Perfect 7-0 Home Season

    Tim Harkins, UW Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations|Nov 22, 2023

    Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 18, 2023) -- An explosive first half by Wyoming’s offense and a smothering Cowboy defense fueled a 42-9 victory for the Wyoming Cowboys over Hawai’i in the final home game of the 2023 season. Wyoming scored five touchdowns on its first six possessions of the first half, while the Poke defense shutout the Rainbow Warriors in the first half to build a 35-0 halftime lead. Wyoming’s five first-half scoring drives included numerous big plays as the Cowboys’ scoring drives consisted of 3 plays for 75 yards, 1 play for 89 yards,...

  • Big-Plays Help Cowboys Record Their Fourth Win of the Season, A 35-26 Victory Over New Mexico on Homecoming

    Tim Harkins, Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations, UW Athletics|Oct 5, 2023

    Laramie, Wyo. (Sept. 30, 2023) -- Big plays on offense, defense and special teams fueled the Wyoming Cowboys to their fourth win of the season on Saturday as the Pokes came away with a 35-26 home win over New Mexico on Homecoming. The win was also the Mountain West opener for the Cowboys and improved UW’s season record to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the Mountain West Conference. New Mexico fell to 2-3 and 0-1. “Conference play is here, and we knew it was going to be a challenging game,” said Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl. “Coach (Danny) Gonzales doe...

  • Cowboys take the field for first fall practice

    Tim Harkins, Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations|Aug 17, 2023

    Laramie, Wyo. (Aug. 2, 2023) -- The 2023 Wyoming Cowboy Football team took to the practice field for the first time this fall for a Wednesday morning practice in War Memorial Stadium. It couldn’t have been a more perfect day, with temperatures in the high 60s under partly cloudy skies. It also marked the Cowboys’ first practice on their new beautiful FieldTurf Vertex CORE playing surface that was installed on Jonah Field at War Memorial this summer. The Pokes practiced in Spiders for the first day of Fall Camp. They will practice in either Spid...