Oct. 2, 1999
By BOB MOEN
Associated Press Writer
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Kofi Shuck caught a career-high seven passes for 139yards and three touchdowns, and reserve Matt Swanson threw three touchdownpasses in Wyoming's 28-13 victory over Idaho on Saturday.
Wyoming (3-1) had just 25 rushing yards - 120 yards below its averageentering the game - but scored 28 second-quarter points.
Wyoming's defense forced four turnovers and stopped three of five Idahofourth-down conversion attempts.
The Vandals (2-2) were led by quarterback Greg Robertson, who completed 26of 58 passes for 302 yards and one touchdown. However, he also threw threeinterceptions and lost one fumble.
Wyoming's 28-point second quarter included three TDs in a span of twominutes and 39 seconds.
Alan Jones blocked a punt at the Idaho 19, which led to a 17-yard TD passfrom Swanson to Shuck. On Idaho's next possession, Al Rich tipped a pass byRobertson into the hands of cornerback Trent Gamble, who returned theinterception 54 yards to the Vandals 1. Shuck scored on the next play on an endrun.
On Idaho's first play on its ensuing possession, Robertson fumbled after avicious hit by Jared Jarnagin. Jason Dreessen fell on the ball at the Vandals1. Three plays later, Swanson rolled right and found Shuck alone in the endzone for an 11-yard score.
Earlier in the second quarter, Swanson connected with Wendell Montgomery ona 15-yard TD pass. The score was set up by a 39-yard pass play from Swanson toShuck.
The Vandals' only first-half points came on a 52-yard field goal by BenDavis in the first quarter.
Idaho pulled within 28-13 in the third quarter on an 11-yard TD pass fromRobertson to Willie Alderson and another 52-yard field goal by Davis.
The Vandals didn't help themselves as they threw an interception, prolongedone Cowboys drive by roughing the punter and failed to convert a fourth-and-1at the Wyoming 3 with 2:17 left.