Archive | October, 2012

Shakir Smith, Patrick Martinez suspended

On Wednesday the Cowboy basketball team and the Cowboy wrestling team suspended two players. Patrick Martinez, a standout on the wrestling team and expected to compete as an All-American wrestler this season, was suspended by wrestling coach Mark Branch for conspiring to commit larceny from a September 29th incident. Shakir Smith, mostly a bench player […]

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Wyoming suspends Christensen

In an announcement from Tom Burman and the UW athletic department this afternoon they have chosen to suspend head football coach Dave Christensen for his post-game tirade against Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun. The incident began at the end of the Wyoming/Air Force game when Christensen and Calhoun met for the post-game handshake. Christensen felt that Air […]

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Quote Of The Week: Tom Burman

“We’ve had years in the past where I have felt, ‘We are what we are.’ You know that statement. I don’t think we are what we are. I think we’re pretty good.” -Tom Burman on this season’s 1-5 start to the Casper Star Tribune’s Ben Frederickson. ———————————————————————————————————————————— From this quote and other quotes by Dave […]

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Second Half Blues?

With Wyoming losing to the Air Force 28-27 despite having a 24-14 halftime lead, I asked on Twitter is Dave Christensen a good game day coach? The overwhelming response to that question was no as he was deemed to be a better coach in the first half of games but failed to make adjustments in the second […]

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Sunny Side Up

I could launch into a rant where I note the Wyoming defense ranks 100th in the country in scoring defense allowing 33.4 points a game. I could also note that with new coaches, a new scheme and new players that the rush defense hasn’t improved one bit ranking 120th in the nation allowing 253 yards […]

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Mountain West Toxic Tuesday: Week 5

It’s time for another toxic Tuesday! You all know the drill I complile the statistics from   and put them into a Mountain West shaded table. This allows us to easily see which teams in the conference are good and which ones are counting down the days to basketball season. Coming off a bye week […]

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