Wyoming Football Student-Athlete Xavier Lewis Continues to Recover in Denver From Stroke

Jan. 13, 2015

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The family of University of Wyoming football student-athlete Xavier Lewis wanted to let Wyoming fans know that Lewis continues to undergo rehabilitation in Denver as he recovers from a stroke that he suffered in Laramie the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 10.

In an email from the family they said, "Xavier wants to let you know that he is undergoing rehab. Things are going quite well. There unfortunately is not a timeline as to which Xavier will finish rehab, but he is definitely looking forward to returning as soon as possible."

No more specifics were available at this time.

Lewis completed his sophomore season as a safety on the Cowboy Football team this past fall. The native of Aurora, Colo., where he played at Eaglecrest High School, is a mechanical engineering major at Wyoming. He has played in 23 career games over the past two seasons, including 11 in 2014. As a high school senior, he was the recipient of the 2012 Gold Helmet Award presented by The Denver Post, which signifies the state of Colorado's top senior football player, scholar and citizen each season.