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11  Eric Nzeocha
Eric  Nzeocha

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Neusitz, Germany

High School:
FOS Ansbach

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 231

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
3L


04/09/2016

Cowboys Complete First Scrimmage of Spring in Cheyenne

Allen and Wick Shine on Offense, Prosser Records Two Sacks for Defense

03/17/2016

Spring Football Opens for Wyoming Cowboys on Tuesday, March 22

Cowboys Return 18 Starters, Including 9 on Offense, 8 on Defense and 1 on Special Teams

10/20/2015

Saturday Night National TV Game at Boise State Next Up for Cowboys

ESPN2 Game to Kick Off at 8:15 p.m.

10/17/2015

Wyoming Captures 28-21 Victory Over Nevada

Cowboys Lead Wire-to-Wire for First Win of Season

09/08/2015

Wyoming Cowboys Host Eastern Michigan Eagles in First Match-up Between the Two Universities

Game to Kick Off at 2 p.m. From War Memorial Stadium

11/10/2012

Wyoming 28, New Mexico 23 - AP Photos

Wyoming 28, New Mexico 23 - AP Photos

UW This Season: Nzeocha made another position change last spring moving to linebacker. He finished spring drills number one on the depth chart at Mike linebacker.

2014: Nzeocha appeared in all 12 games for the Cowboys at tight end. He finished the season with eight catches for 65 yards. He recorded two receptions for 22 yards against New Mexico with both being career highs. He also recorded the longest reception of his career of 16 yards against the Lobos.

2013: Nzeocha played in 11 games on special teams for the Cowboys. He was named to the Academic All-Conference team for his work in the classroom.

2012: Redshirted.

High School: Nzeocha played for the Franken Knights Youth Team, a club team in Neusitz, Germany. He also was selected to play on the Junior National Team by the Bavarian Football Association. Nzeocha was part of a German Junior National Team that placed fourth in the U19 European Championship in Spain. Nzeocha had one more year of eligibility available to him to play for the Franken Youth Team, but he chose to bypass his final year of youth football to sign with Wyoming.

Personal: Born April 1, 1993, he is the son of Antonie Petersen and Chris Nzeocha. He has three older brothers; Steve, Paul and Mark, who is a linebacker for Wyoming. He is pursuing a degree in business administration at UW.

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