Competition at Positions Will Continue Throughout Spring Practice and on Into the Fall
Defense Starts Fast and Forces Three Turnovers, But Offense Wins the Day in First Major Spring Scrimmage
Offense Enjoys Big Day, Winning 73 to 23, Sophomore Punter Tim Gleeson Leaves Team
Practices Will be in the Mornings and Open to the Public and Media, Spring Game Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Forty-seven UW students honored for hard work in classroom
Photos of Wyoming's 45-10 win over Texas State on Sept. 10, 2011 in Laramie.
UW This Season: One of the most athletic Cowboys, Mark Nzeocha will begin the fall campaign as the No. 1 strong safety on the depth chart after playing linebacker last year.
2011: Nzeocha played in 10 games for the Cowboys. He began the season as the starter at LEO linebacker. In his first five games, he recorded 14 tackles, one interception and two pass breakups. In his first career game, he notched four tackles and assisted on one tackle for loss. His best game of the season came against then-No. 9 Nebraska, recording four tackles and one pass breakup. He also intercepted his first career pass against Texas State.
High School: With no football in his high school, Nzeocha played club football for the Franken Knights Youth Team in Germany. He was also a member of the German National Team that played in the 2009 Junior World Championship played in Canton, Ohio. Nzeocha was named to the All-Tournament team at the 2009 Junior World Championship.
Personal: Born Jan. 1, 1990, he is the son of Antonie Petersen and Chris Nzeocha. He has one older brother, Steve, and two younger brothers, Paul and Eric. He will be joined on the roster by Eric, who is a receiver for the Pokes. Nzeocha was also recruited by Virginia. He is majoring in business administration at UW.