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Wyoming Bowl Prospectus Revisited

We are down to Sheep week and now it looks like a certainty that the Pokes will be bowling.  However, the question of where remains as murky as ever.  Interestingly enough the outcome of the game on…Read More

Mountain West Toxic Tuesday: Week 13

The greatness of the toxic differential is the more time in a season that passes the more accurate it is. The cream should rise to the top and finally in week 13 the cream has arisen to the the top of…Read More

Wyoming Bowl Game Prospectus

With two weeks to go the Cowboys are eligible to attend a bowl game, but where they go or whether they go has yet to be decided.  The bowl picture for Wyoming is murky at best, regardless of what they…Read More

Mountain West 3rd Quarter Grades

The season is almost over and it is time to look at how everyone is doing.  Some teams can’t wait for the offseason while others cannot wait to see what December/January brings.  These grades are representative of…Read More

Wyoming vs Air Force Preview

Saturday’s matchup features the nation’s 4th ranked rushing offense against one of the nation’s worst rushing defenses, so the Vegas odds makers have determined a 14 point spread expecting Air…Read More

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Mountain West Toxic Tuesday: Week 10

It’s hard to believe but we are already in the final month of the college football regular season.…Read More

Wyoming vs TCU Review And Grades

The snow arrived late.  The Cowboys showed some guts Saturday and took another step towards the top…Read More

600 (Yards) Is The New 500 (Yards)


Wyoming vs. TCU Preview

Bring on the snow! This is the type of forecast that Barrel Man’s reputation and credibility are built…Read More

Know The Foe: TCU

Nickname: Horned Frogs Colors: Purple and White Location: Fort Worth, Texas Stadium: Amon…Read More

Conference Expansion: Don’t Hate The Players, Hate The Game

Just two years ago before the shuffling of cards in the college football conference affiliation game…Read More

Mountain West Conference Midseason Grades

Given that there is no Cowboy game to grade this Monday, we will instead reflect on the conference as…Read More

Mountain West Touchdown Production

Here is a fun visual to think about.  I realize that the image is a bit smashed together but when you…Read More

Offensive Improvement

I believe this is the second time this season that I have used this title.  Last time it was a hope…Read More

Wyoming vs Texas State Football Preview

After narrowly escaping a disastrous start to the 2011 season the Cowboys have a chance to build on their…Read More

Toxic Tuesday: Week One

At the end of the 2010 football season we calculated the “toxic differential” for each of…Read More

Wyoming Football Youth In Comparison To The Mountain West

In an interview after the first practice of the fall, coach Christensen talked about the youth on the…Read More

August 2nd 2005: Boise State Prepares For Inaugural MWC Season

The headline that never was, but one that could have been. In 2004, when the Mountain West decided it…Read More

Mountain West Should Release The Full 2012-2013 Conference Schedule

   The Mountain West has once again dropped the ball and the conference leadership is not providing…Read More

Rumor Has it……

Rumor has it there is a basketball game today  and I suppose that is correct. The 10-20 Cowboys take…Read More