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He is first 1,000 yard rusher for UW since 2008
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Quarterback Helped Lead Wyoming to 28-21 Victory Over Nevada
Cowboys Lead Wire-to-Wire for First Win of Season
Wyoming outlasted UNLV 35-28.
Check out the photo gallery from the Wyoming football game against Colorado State.
Photos from Wyoming @ Air Force on October 10, 2015.
Photos from New Mexico @ Wyoming on Sep. 26, 2015
2014: Sat out this season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.
Prior to UW: In 2013, Coffman played against Indiana State, Bowling Green and Purdue. He completed 2-of-9 for 29 yards with one interception. He served as a team captain against Missouri and was an Academic All-Big Ten selection. In 14 career games, he finished with 2,763 yards, a 59 percent completion rate (249/416), 15 TDs, 12 interceptions and a rating of 121.8. As a sophomore in 2012, Coffman completed 247-of-407 (60.7 percent) for 2,734 yards with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He averaged 248.5 yards per game and added one rushing touchdown. In a banner season, he finished third on IU's single-season lists in completion percentage, fourth in passing yards, completions and attempts, seventh in total offense and tied for seventh in passing TDs. Coffman ranked second in the Big Ten in passing yards per game, completions and attempts, third in passing yards, tied for third in passing scores and fourth in total offense, throwing for 300 or more yards three times. He recorded five multi-touchdown games, posted three games with 30-plus completions and four-games with 45-plus attempts. He completed 30 passes for more than 20 yards, 13 passes for 30-plus and three for 75 or more yards. Against Penn State, Coffman threw for season-highs of 454 yards, 33 completions and 59 attempts to go along with two scores, including a 79-yarder. Both the yardage and attempts were Big Ten season highs, while the yardage and attempts were second and completions tied for fourth on IU's single-game lists. Against Purdue the following weekend, he went 31-of-53 for 348 yards with one passing and one rushing TD. He completed 21-of-33 (63.6) for 315 yards with three touchdowns in win over Iowa, and was 33-of-48 (68.8) for 282 yards with three scores against Michigan State. He added a 25-of-37 (67.8) effort for 244 yards at Navy and went 16-of-22 (72.7) for 159 yards and one score in his collegiate debut at Massachusetts. Coffman was named the IU offensive player of the week for his work against Iowa.
Junior College: Coffman began his career at Arizona Western Community College in Yuma. He threw for 2,244 yards with 21 touchdowns and six interceptions and completed 61.4 percent of his passes in 2011. He led Arizona Western to the National Junior College Athletic Association national championship game, and in the title game, passed for 291 yards with four touchdowns. Arizona Western won 11 games for first time in school history.
High School: Coffman played high school ball at Raymore-Peculiar Senior High School in Peculiar, Mo. He was a three-time all-state selection, compiling 3,300 yards passing, 25 touchdowns and 14 interceptions as a senior. He rushed for 680 yards and eight scores.
Personal: Born July 1, 1992, he is the son of Paul and Amy Coffman. His father was a standout tight end at Kansas State University as well as the Green Bay Packers (1978-85) and the Kansas City Chiefs (1986-87). His brother, Chase, is currently a tight end with the Atlanta Falcons and played at the University of Missouri (2005-08) and with the Cincinnati Bengals (2009-10). Another brother, Carson, played quarterback at Kansas State University (2007-10).