A couple of good articles discussing more of the changes expected in Wyoming head coach Dave Christensen's second year in Laramie. On offense, the Cowboys will use a
. On defense, they switched from a
. Wyoming’s schedule sets up well for pointspread value. Starting Week 2, the Cowboys play at Texas, Boise State, Air Force, at Toledo, at TCU, Utah and at BYU – arguably one of the toughest stretches in college football that will be loaded with big underdog prices. The season then closes with a four-game set against San Diego, at New Mexico, at UNLV and Colorado State – games competitively lined that Wyoming can win.
"When I initially got there, our plan was to run a 4-3 defense, but the personnel that we had in place and the experience of playing the 3-4 ... and keeping the coordinator on staff from the previous staff, we decided to stick with it," UW coach Dave Christensen said. "I wanted to make the change and thought we could get more speed on the field in a 4-3."
"I'm not sure we'll get the full effect, but we'll certainly be different offensively than we were a year ago," Christensen said. "We've got different personnel now at different positions, so we're going to be able to do more things that we weren't able to do in the first year. We'll be able to implement more this year."
“We’re going so fast that by the time they might figure out what it is, we’re already running,” Vernon said.
“Once we start stretching deep, that opens it up underneath,” Vernon said. “We’ll take a five-yard pass all day.”