Cowboy Football Signs 22 Recruits

Feb 5, 2014

University of Wyoming Football Coach Craig Bohl signed 22 players from California to Florida during National Signing day today (Wednesday).  

His first recruiting class features 20 freshmen.  Among his recruits were four tight ends, four defensive backs, and five defensive linemen.   Gillette’s Austin Fort was among the three Quarterback recruits.

Bohl says they had a short time to recruit, but they exceeded their goals.     

“We were able to get done the things we really needed to get done.  We sat down as a coaching staff and composed what we would determine would be the Wyoming profile.  And I would say the results today exceeded our expectations, both in the depth of the class, the numbers, and the quality.”

Overall the Cowboys signed 12 players on offense and ten on defense.  He admits that the four tight ends is an unusually high number.

“That’s heavier than what we would ever probably do.  But as we transition our offense, to the offense that we eventually want to have…the tight end is so critical.  You know we had one tight end currently in the program, so it was important to stockpile that position fairly quickly.”

Bohl made the equally unusual move of signing three players from Florida but he said they enjoyed their visits and points out that they are all very good players.