Josh Allen’s name has popped up on numerous mock drafts this year, including a few that projected him to be the very first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft — most notably on Mel Kiper Jr.’s first mock for the upcoming NFL Draft.
Things have been relatively quiet for former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen over the past week, now that the Reese’s Senior Bowl has concluded and the NFL Combine is weeks away. Allen did receive an invitation to the Combine this week, but that was a mere formality.
After playing mostly defensive end at Hudson (Wisconsin) High School, Cole Godbout signed with Wyoming football as a defensive tackle.
One of Wyoming football’s goals for its 2018 signing class was to find a physical running back who was at least 6-foot-1. The solution turned out to be a player who was a wide receiver until the end of last season.
Former Wyoming cornerback Rico Gafford and the American Team fell 23-0 to the National Team in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
This week’s Josh Allen news couldn’t wait for the Allen Report. ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. released his first mock draft of the year Thursday, and Allen sat at the top.
Former Wyoming cornerback Rico Gafford will participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at 2 p.m. Mountain Time Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California (FS1).
ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. predicted in his first mock draft of the year that the Cleveland Browns would draft former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen first overall. Kiper, perhaps the biggest name in NFL Draft analysis, announced his first mock draft Thursday morning on SportsCenter.
CBS Sports listed the 25 best college football players who will be returning for the 2018 season Wednesday, and Wyoming safety Andrew Wingard made the list at No. 20.
Continuing what we began a week ago, here’s another compilation of the national buzz surrounding Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen. While Allen’s NFL Draft status continues to rise according to some, others are suggesting the top-15 projections might be a little lofty.
Wednesday, Wyoming safety Andrew Wingard tweeted “Everything from here on out is a last go round, my senior year... CRAZY!”
Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has accepted an invite to the Reese’s Senior Bowl, UW announced Wednesday. Allen had previously said he expected to attend the game if he chose to forgo his senior year at Wyoming.
It was announced Tuesday that Gordie Haug, who had been the director of recruiting for the Wyoming football program, has been promoted to assistant coach.
LARAMIE — There was a time not so long ago when few outside of the state of Wyoming were writing about Josh Allen. Obviously, that is no longer the case. To keep you up to date, here’s a compilation of what some in the national media — as well as local media in cities where Allen could be headed — are saying about the former Wyoming quarterback, who is projected as a first-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.
LARAMIE — The Wyoming athletics department added another strength and conditioning staff member Thursday, when Eric Donoval was announced as the associate director of sports performance for football.
LARAMIE — Ben Iannacchione has been named the director of sports performance for Wyoming athletics, the athletic department announced Thursday. Iannacchione will run the football team’s strength and conditioning program.
2017 was a jam-packed year for Wyoming athletics, beginning with drama and ending with even more of it — and that’s just the Josh Allen component. Teams throughout the UW athletics department saw success, while memorable members of those teams saw the Laramie chapters of their careers come to a close.
As you might remember, Tim Zaleski’s collegiate career did not start the way he would have liked.
Allen’s arm abides
BOISE, Idaho — Before, during and after Friday’s Potato Bowl between Wyoming and Central Michigan, all eyes were on Josh Allen.
BOISE, Idaho — It’s official.
CURRENT SCORE: Wyoming 37, Central Michigan 14
BOISE, Idaho — It’s not that Wyoming was just happy to be in San Diego last December.
Evan Petzold covers Central Michigan for CM Life in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. We caught up with him to talk about the Chippewas ahead of Friday's Potato Bowl.
BOISE, Idaho — Any sports fan worth their weight in potatoes knows the field at Albertsons Stadium, home of the Boise State Broncos, is blue. What they might not know is that it can be red, too.
BOISE, Idaho — The coming years will determine the merits of Wyoming football’s 2018 signing class. But as of Wednesday, the first Division I Early Signing Day, the Cowboys are outpacing themselves.
BOISE, Idaho — Josh Allen will play another game as a Wyoming Cowboy.
BOISE, Idaho — Gregarious as always, Drew Van Maanen was a man on a mission Tuesday afternoon at Fast Lane Indoor Kart Racing.
BOISE, Idaho — The current roster of Wyoming Cowboys hopes to end the 2017 season on a high note this week in the Potato Bowl, which will be played Friday at Albertsons Stadium. But the day this week that will have the biggest impact on Wyoming's future is Wednesday, not Friday.
LARAMIE — The past few years, the conversation regarding which college football players will play in bowl games has centered around players with NFL hopes who are sitting out to protect their futures. In the coming years, the talk might become more about bowl-game participants who are playing in their first games all year.
LARAMIE — The college careers of Wyoming’s senior class, and potentially a junior quarterback, will come to an end Friday in Boise, Idaho, when the Cowboys take on the Central Michigan Chippewas in the Potato Bowl. For some of them, this month has also marked the ends of their academic careers.
I was scrolling through my Twitter feed last week when I saw SB Nation’s Spencer Hall point out that Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has nearly rushed for more yards this season than Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has thrown for. It was part of a string of tweets ragging on Allen, who many project to be a first-rounder in the upcoming NFL Draft, and it bummed me out, because I like Spencer and tend to agree with him. It made me realize that the next few months likely will be full of these moments when someone I like will say something negative about Allen, the player I’ve probably written more words about than any other.
Back in April, Charles Davis, Fox NFL broadcaster and NFL Network draft analyst, told the Star-Tribune that the excitement had already begun to spread in NFL circles around Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen. Now that Allen is expected to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft, those conversations carry more weight.
LARAMIE — C.J. Johnson isn’t the only receiver in the Johnson family playing a postseason football game this year. Cade Johnson, the Wyoming sophomore’s younger brother, is a redshirt freshman for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, who reached this year’s Football Championship Subdivision’s semifinals.
Miles Williams was a late bloomer physically.
LARAMIE — Nick Smith has the mentality of a backup quarterback down pat. Prepare as if you're going to play, because you're always one play away.
Wyoming's Dec. 22 Potato Bowl game against Central Michigan isn't the only game between the Cowboys and Chippewas on the schedule. The teams have agreed to a home-and-home football series, Wyoming announced Wednesday.