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17  Corey Bramlet
Corey Bramlet

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wheatland, Wyo.

High School:
Wheatland

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 219

Position:
QB


UW This Season: Corey Bramlet returns in 2005 to lead the Wyoming offense for his second year as its starting quarterback. All he did in his first season as the starting QB was lead Wyoming to its first bowl appearance in 11 seasons and its first bowl victory in 38 years -- a 24-21 come-from-behind win over UCLA in the 2004 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl. He also helped the Cowboys post their best record since 1999, with a 7-5 overall mark. Bramlet showed great improvement during his first season as a starter, culminating in the best passing day of his career -- 307 yards versus UCLA. His poise and confidence in leading the Cowboys back from an 11-point deficit in the Las Vegas Bowl resulted in him being named the game's Most Valuable Player. 2005 Preseason honors he has received include: being selected preseason All-MWC by the Sporting News and Athlon; and being ranked the No. 32 best quarterback in the nation by Phil Steele's.

2004: Bramlet was named Honorable Mention All-MWC. He ranked No. 3 in the Mountain West Conference in both total offense (218.2 yards per game) and passing efficiency (123.0 rating) in his first season as a starting quarterback. He also ranked 46th in the nation in total offense and 48th in the NCAA in pass completions per game (16.3 per game). As a junior, he recorded seven 200-yard passing games, and had eight games in which he accumulated 200 or more yards of total offense. He set his career high for passing yards (307) in the 2004 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl win over UCLA. His best career game in terms of total offense was vs. Utah, with 329 yards. He also had 312 yards of total offense versus UCLA. In addition to throwing for 2,409 yards on the season, he was UW's third leading rusher with 209 net rushing yards. Bramlet accumulated 2,618 yards of total offense in `04. In 12 games, he completed 195 of 334 pass attempts (58.4 percent), threw 12 TD passes and 13 interceptions. In 2004, he earned Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors. He didn't have the luxury of much game experience over the previous two seasons, backing up his older brother Casey. The elder Bramlet concluded his Wyoming career as the school's all-time leading passer and total offense leader., and was drafted in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals where he became the third quarterback on the Bengal roster in 2004.

2003: Bramlet played in three games -- at Utah State, at Utah and at home versus New Mexico. For the season, he completed six of nine pass attempts for 63 yards, and he rushed for 35 yards. His best game came against New Mexico, completing five of seven passes for 32 yards and rushing for 35 yards. He did not throw a touchdown pass, nor an interception in 2003. He earned his second varsity letter.

2002: Saw limited action in a backup role as a redshirt freshman. He completed two of five passes for 67 yards. Included in his two completions was his first career touchdown pass -- a 24-yarder against New Mexico to Scottie Vines that capped a 10-play, 90-yard drive engineered by Bramlet.

2001: Redshirted.

High School: Bramlet was an All-State and All-Conference performer as a junior and a senior at Wheatland High School. He was named to the Casper Star-Tribune Super 25. As a senior he completed 94 of 203 passes for 1,553 yards and 15 touchdowns in six games, including 766 yards passing in his last two games. He broke his brother Casey's records for single-game completions, attempts and yards when he completed 29 of 56 passes for 467 yards against Rawlins as a senior. As a junior, he was 104 of 189 for over 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns in eight games. He was coached in high school by Paul Miller. He also was an outstanding basketball player and holds the Wheatland High School track and field record in the discus. In addition to Wyoming, he was recruited by Colorado State, Colorado, Montana State and Montana.

Personal: Born Jan. 17, 1983, he is the son of Jill and Tom Bramlet. His father, Tom, played football for the Cowboys for two seasons. Bramlet is majoring in finance.

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