UW football practice notes

Wyoming football coach Dave Christensen said, from what he saw, his team had a good practice Wednesday morning inside War Memorial Stadium. Christensen spends most of his time with the offense now that he is calling the plays.

Christensen said the same thing about Tuesday’s practice, but also said there were a few things that needed to be corrected … and they were.

“It was more of an effort on a couple of plays,” he said. “We expect 100 percent effort on every play by every player. When we don’t have it, we are going to call them out in front of their peers and get it corrected.”

Christensen said he has not noticed a difference in the way the team practiced last week getting ready for No. 22 Nebraska (then ranked No. 18) compared to this week facing and Idaho team on Saturday at home that lost its season-opener 40-6 at North Texas last week. That’s what Christensen said he wants to see out of his team, and also said the focus and intensity in practices going back to fall camp have been pretty consistent.

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Christensen likes Cowboys’ practices

Fifth-year Wyoming football coach Dave Christensen said the team’s first practice Monday following its 37-34 loss at No. 22 Nebraska (was No. 18 prior to the game) was the best he’s seen since he has been the coach at UW.

Christensen had more praise for his team following Tuesday morning’s practice at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium.

“I thought we were really sharp offensively, and that’s where I am at mostly (during practice),” he said. “I need to watch the film and talk to the defensive coaches, but it sounded like they were pretty positive on how things went down.

“I thought our protections, routes and the passing game was really on. That’s encouraging.”

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