Cowboy Football Two-A-Days: #35 and #85
July 28, 2012
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
In a long line of excellent place kickers, Burlington, Colo., native Cory Wedel is one of the Cowboysí all-time best scorers and kickers. Wedel still is the third-best scorer in UW history with 301 points on 139 extra points and 54 field goals. He also has four single-game records, including total points scored kicking (20), extra-points attempted and made (9), and single-game field goal attempts (6). The most accurate kicker in Cowboy history, Wedel made 99 percent of his PATs during his career, going 139-for-140. During the 1995, í96 and í97 seasons, Wedel made every PAT and from 1995-97 he made 128 consecutive extra points. In 1996, Wedel set the UW single-season record for total field goals made with 20. During his stellar career, Wedel earned three consecutive All-Western Athletic Conference honors (1995-97). He also excelled in the classroom earning Academic All-WAC honors all four seasons. Following his career at UW, Wedel earned an NCAA post-graduate scholarship.
Current Cowboy to Wear #35:
6-0 / 235
Beginning on July 13, we will count down the 50 days to kickoff of the 2012 Wyoming Cowboy football season with a new feature titled "Cowboy Two-A-Days". Each day for 50 days leading up Wyoming's season opener at Texas on Sept. 1, we will feature some of the great Cowboys who wore jersey numbers 1-99 during their playing careers. Read More | Twitter | Facebook
The leading pass catcher for the Cowboys in three separate seasons, McGuffey put his mark on the program known as ìReceiver U.î From 2000-03, the Riverton, Wyo., native was a letterwinner and earned Honorable Mention All-MW in 2000 and 2003 and First Team All-MW honors in 2001. He is fifth in UW history in career yards (2,679) and fourth in receptions with 231. He caught 13 TDs in his career. His best game came against UNLV in 2001, in which he caught 15 balls for 144 yards, good for third all-time in UW single-game history. McGuffey was a captain in both 2001 and 2002 for the Cowboys.
Current Cowboy to Wear #85:
6-4 / 225
Oak Park & River Forest HS
Oak Park, Ill.