Norman makes impact in different ways

Wyoming junior receiver Trey Norman was involved only in two pass plays in last week’s 38-31 homecoming win over New Mexico.

Trey Norman

Trey Norman

But they were significant plays — for different reasons.

On UW’s first series of the game, Norman caught a 30-yard pass along New Mexico’s sideline. Officials ruled it a catch, it was reviewed by video replay and it held up. Two plays later, sophomore running back Shaun Wick scored on an 11-yard touchdown run to put UW up 7-0.

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VIDEO: Cowboys Coaches Clinic: Derek Sage

This is the fifth of a season-long series of video interviews with University of Wyoming football coaches, and how they teach and coach certain aspects of the game. This one features receivers coach Derek Sage, along with junior receiver Sam Stratton. Sage demonstrates how he coaches some techniques on how to catch the football.

Check back to this blog and every week for this feature.

Pokes land commitment from Colo. receiver

Wyoming’s 2012 football recruiting class didn’t have a player from Colorado.

Its 2013 class does.

Tanner Gentry, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound receiver from Grandview High in Aurora, Colo., verbally committed to UW Tuesday. Gentry is the third verbal commitment to the Cowboys’ 2013 class.

Here is a link to some of Gentry’s junior highlights at Grandview

Gentry caught 50 passes for 693 yards and seven touchdowns last season as a junior, and was among the state leaders as a safety with 10 interceptions. He is projected to play receiver at UW. Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Gregg Brandon was the primary recruiter of Gentry, and for UW in Colorado.

I really like the fact UW got a verbal commitment from a Colorado prospect this early, especially one as talented as Gentry. Colorado needs to be a good recruiting area for the Cowboys, and this get shouldn’t hurt that cause. What do you think about ┬áthat, folks?

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