Updated weights to 2016 UW football roster

Wyoming released its latest roster Wednesday night with updated heights and weights. The previous roster UW had out was around late June to early July.

Not a lot changed in terms of heights, but here are some of the more noticeable weight differences.

Player                                      Old Roster                                  New Roster

FB Drew Van Maanen               230                                             241

*LB Cassh Maluia                      210                                             223

*LB Drew Harvey                       210                                             234

^DE Josiah Hall                         232                                              237

*OG Gavin Rush                       285                                              301

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Baker talks commitment to UW football

Wyoming got a verbal commitment Tuesday from Ja’Chai Baker, a 6-8, 260-pound defensive tackle from Lewis Central High in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Here’s the link to the short story I did on Baker’s commitment.

http://www.wyosports.net/university_of_wyoming/wyoming-football-iowa-defensive-lineman-commits-to-uw-football/article_e8f4152e-98b9-11e5-bc4e-c326d63dae8a.html

I tried to contact Baker Tuesday but he was busy playing basketball for his high school team. But he was able to talk to me Wednesday night.

“I just really like the coaches and the direction the program is heading,” said Baker on why he choose UW. “I really think they’re going to get things rolling and I want to be a part of that.”

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