Junior Quarterback Brett Smith and Wide Receiver Unit Shine for Offense,
Defense Wins Monday Morning Practice 50-45, Continues to Experiment With Players at Different Positions
Competition at Positions Will Continue Throughout Spring Practice and on Into the Fall
Practices Will be in the Mornings and Open to the Public and Media, Spring Game Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Wyoming football loses sixth game of season
Images from the first day of fall practice for the 2010 Wyoming Cowboy Football team, Aug. 5.
UW This Season: Sonny Puletasi is penciled in as the No. 1 right defensive end on the depth chart entering fall camp. His speed off the edge is an asset to the Cowboys.
2011: After redshirting his freshman season Puletasi entered fall camp at No. 2 on the depth chart at the right defensive end. He played in 13 games during his redshirt freshman season for the Pokes. For the season, he had eight total tackles, two tackles for loss, one forced fumble and a quarterback hurry. He recorded a career-high four tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble Sept. 10 against Texas State. Against UNLV, Puletasi assisted on two tackles and a tackle for loss in the Cowboys' 41-14 victory over the Rebels. He was a consistent performer for the Pokes behind senior defensive ends Gabe Knapton and Josh Biezuns and earned a letter.
High School: Puletasi achieved a number of honors his senior year playing for Lawton High School in Lawton, Okla. He was named to the Oklahoma Coaches' Association All-State team and played in the Oklahoma All-State game in the summer of 2010. He was selected to the Oklahoma First Team All-State Defensive Team by The Daily Oklahoman in `09, and was named the District 6A-1 Defensive Lineman of the Year. In the talent-rich state of Oklahoma, Puletasi was ranked No. 34 in the Rivals.com's rankings of all 2009 prospects coming out of the state. A team captain, Puletasi led Lawton High to an 8-2 record and the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. He recorded 100 tackles, 12.0 sacks and blocked five punts his senior season. His junior season, Puletasi was credited with 45 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions. He achieved Honor Roll status all four years of high school He played for head coach Randy Breeze.
Personal: Born April 29, 1992, he is the eldest of four children of Fa'amasani Puletasi. He was also recruited by Kansas, Kansas State and Oklahoma State. He is majoring in criminal justice.