Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Greg Nelson. Charliessports.com produces it for Football Betting news and notes.
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This Sports Handicapper believes fans of the University of Wyoming are looking forward to another excellent season in the Mountain West Conference, Mountain Division.
Fifty-Eight-year old Craig Bohl is in his third season in Laramie, Wyoming after having success at North Dakota State.
Don’t let the 14-24 overall record full you; the Cowboys are on the rise. Once considered a doormat in the Mountain West, Wyoming beat Boise State, Air Force, Nevada, Colorado State and Utah State in a five game span in 2016.
They also beat then twenty-fourth ranked San Diego State before losing to the San Diego State Aztecs team in the Mountain West Championship game.
The season ended with a 24-21 Poinsettia Bowl loss to BYU. With success comes expectations and the coaching staff is well aware of this fact.
Wyoming play’s Iowa on the road and hosts Oregon in nonconference action.
Trips to Utah State and Boise State in October could tell what direction the 2017 Cowboys are headed.
Offensive Coordinator Brent Vigen has the luxury of having an NFL prospect under center in 2017.
Josh Allen (3,203) passing yards last season has a strong arm and is considered the cream of the crop as far as Mountain West quarterback are concerned.
The Wyoming offense produced (35.9) points per game in 2016, and the number should increase this season.
Wideout C.J. Johnson is the only returning receiver with experience, and it could be a liability. Redshirt Freshman wide receiver Parker Duma has the speed to stretch the defense and will be a long ball threat.
The loss of a 1,000 rusher in the backfield must also be filled. However, the offensive line returns five of six starters from last season.
Sophomore Gavin Rush will move from guard to center, replacing the void left by Chase Roullier.
The key to success for the Wyoming offense is for newcomers at the skill positions to step up their game.
The 2017 Wyoming defense, led by first-year coordinator Scottie Hazelton. He has plenty of talent; nine starters return to a unit which ranked 101st overall in College Football.
Kevin Prosser and Carl Granderson lead the charge upfront, Granderson missed a lot of the season and the spring with an ACL tear but will be ready for the season opener.
Mountain West Freshman of the Year Logan Wilson leads a cast of linebackers who can make plays from sideline to sideline and defend the pass.
Wilson moves to the inside linebacker position; he will make all of the calls and adjustments as a defensive signal caller.
All four starters return to a secondary that gave up too many big plays last season. The (249.5) yards through the air must improve.
A year of experience can do wonders for defensive backs, and they should know how to adjust to the football in the air.
The key to success for the Wyoming defense it to play zone, bend do not break.
Bovada.Lv lists the Wyoming Cowboys at +1,200 to win the 2017 Mountain West Conference Championship.
Free Betting Odds Prediction: The 2017 Wyoming Cowboys will go 8-4 and finish second in the Mountain West, Mountain Division.
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