VIDEO: Cowboys Coaches Clinic Part 3 – Jim Harding

This is the third 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 co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Jim Harding, and how he coaches some of the blocking drills for his players. Harding is in his fifth year at UW.

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

VIDEO: Cowboys Coaches Clinic: Dave Christensen

This is the first 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 first one features head coach Dave Christensen, and how he and his staff approach game planning each week. Christensen, in his fifth-season, also is calling the offensive plays this season.

Check back to the blog and wyosports.net for this feature throughout the football season.

Wacha working to put on the pounds

Wyoming redshirt freshman Lucas Wacha came out of spring drills as the starter at weakside linebacker.

All 6-foot-1, 210 pounds of him.

Four days into fall camp Wacha has put on some weight. … about two to four pounds.

Lucas Wacha

Lucas Wacha

It is not like Wacha isn’t trying to add weight. Linebackers coach Robin Ross said during UW’s media day on Friday that Wacha is required to be eating food every time he attends a team meeting or film session.

“Anything that has calories,” said Wacha when asked what he eats. “It ranges from fruit, to crackers, to chocolate. Anything having to do with weight.”

After a summer workout in July, Wacha came to do an interview eating out of a big jar of peanuts.

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Video: Jake Jones

Jake Jones made his Wyoming debut last week as the starting right guard against then 15th-ranked Texas. When asked what he did to earn the starting job, he modestly said: “I don’t know. I put a lot of time and work in like all of us linemen did.”

Hear more on what Jones said here, and read about this and more Wednesday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Laramie Boomerang and online at wyosports.net.