Defense Wins Monday Morning Practice 50-45, Continues to Experiment With Players at Different Positions
Defense Intercepts Three Passes, and Returns Two for Touchdowns
Defense Starts Fast and Forces Three Turnovers, But Offense Wins the Day in First Major Spring Scrimmage
Reading Program One of Several Community Service Activities Planned for This Year
Practices Will be in the Mornings and Open to the Public and Media, Spring Game Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Wyoming 28, New Mexico 23 - AP Photos
UW This Season: The UW coaching staff has high hopes for this talented youngster, and he will contend for playing time all season. He currently is No. 2 on the depth chart for the right defensive end spot.
High School: Eddie Yarbrough was one of the select individuals in the state of Colorado to be named to The Denver Post All-Colorado All-State First Team for all classifications in 2010. The Denver Post also named Yarbrough to the First Team All-State squad in Class 5A, the largest classification in Colorado. Rivals.com ranked Yarbrough as the 31st-best outside linebacker in the nation with a three-star rating. Rivals also ranked Yarbrough as the No. 6 overall recruit in the state of Colorado at all positions, and the No. 2-ranked linebacker in the state of Colorado. Yarbrough played linebacker in high school. He helped lead Grandview to an 8-5 record and the semifinals of the state playoffs his senior season. As a junior, Yarbrough was an Honorable Mention All-State selection by The Denver Post, and his Grandview team posted a 6-5 record, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs. Yarbrough earned four letters in football and lettered two years in track and field. During high school, he was named an Aurora Scholar-Athlete. He played for head coach John Schultz at Grandview High.
Personal: Born April 24, 1993, he is the son of Dana and Eddie Yarbrough and has two sisters, Erica and Amanda. His father played football at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and his uncle, Raymond Jackson, played football at Colorado State. Yarbrough was also recruited by Arizona State, Colorado, Colorado State, Indiana and Kansas State. He is studying business administration.