VIDEO: Brett Smith

Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith talks about the Cowboys’ bye week, the offense’s struggles in its last game at Texas State and about Wyoming’s next game on Saturday at home against New Mexico for homecoming during this interview on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Laramie Wyo.


See today’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang for more on the game, and also log on to wyosports.net. Join WyoSports senior editor Robert Gagliardi for his live chat during the game starting at 1 p.m. Links to the chat are on this blog and at wyosports.net.

VIDEO: Dominic Rufran

Wyoming junior wide receiver Dominic Rufran talks about coming back this week after a shoulder injury at Texas State in the Cowboys’ last game on Sept. 28, 2013. Wyoming hosts New Mexico for homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 12.


For more on Rufran and a closer look at New Mexico’s unique and national-leading rushing offense, see Thursday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang, and log on to wyosports.net.

VIDEO: Shaun Wick

Wyoming sophomore running back Shaun Wick, who leads the team in rushing and rushing touchdowns, talks about the lesson learned about ball security and the Cowboys’ upcoming game with New Mexico this week. The interview was done on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Laramie, Wyo.


For more on Wick, see Wednesday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang and log on to wyosports.net.

VIDEO: Chris Tormey

Wyoming defensive coordinator Chris Tormey talks about the defense’s struggles in last week’s 42-21 loss at Texas State and the first of two bye weeks for the Cowboys this week during this interview done on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Laramie, Wyo.

Can Wyoming’s defense improve after last week’s game? See WyoSports senior editor Robert Gagliardi’s column in Thursday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang, and at wyosports.net.

VIDEO: Jordan Stanton

Wyoming junior linebacker Jordan Stanton, one of the team’s leading tacklers this season, talks about last week’s game at Texas State, the team’s bye week and his unique haircut during this interview on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Laramie, Wyo.


Wyoming’s defense struggled in many areas in the 42-21 loss at Texas State last week. Can it improve? See my column in Thursday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang, and at wyosports.net.

VIDEO: Albert Perez

Wyoming junior center Albert Perez talks about the Cowboys’ 42-21 loss at Texas State last week, and looks ahead to the team’s bye week before its next game Oct. 12 at home against New Mexico. The interview was done on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Laramie, Wyo.


For more on UW football, see Tuesday’s Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Laramie Boomerang, and log on to wyosports.ent

Unbalanced offense not good for UW

For the first time this season Wyoming’s offense was not balanced, and the results showed in a 42-21 loss at Texas State last Saturday.

There were other factors on defense that led to the loss, too, but I will address those later.

UW had a season-low 64 yards rushing, compared to 292 yards passing. It also ran 29 run plays and 48 pass plays.

Texas State’s defense had a lot to do with that, and also the fact UW trailed by double-digits much of the second half and needed to throw the ball to try and get back into the game.

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UW-Texas State what they are saying

Quotes and comments from the University of Wyoming’s 42-21 loss at Texas State Saturday night.

— “Pathetic.” — from @MarkMstacy via Twitter.

— “Refs, weather and not much effort. Doesn’t look good for (the) Pokes tonight.” — from @johnywyo via Twitter.

— “Wow. Wyoming getting butts whipped with ZERO effort.” — from @beaufodacious via Twitter.

— “You should write a ‘choose your own journey’ story about what you think will happen in this game and publish it.” — from @WyoNationDotCom during the 3 hour, 28 minute weather delay.

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