1990 Wyoming Cowboys football team

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1990 Wyoming Cowboys football
Copper Bowl vs. California, L 15–17
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1990 record 9–4 (5–3 WAC)
Head coach Paul Roach
Seasons
« 1989 1991 »
1990 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#22 BYU 7 1 0     10 3 0
Colorado State 6 1 0     9 4 0
San Diego State 5 2 0     6 5 0
Wyoming 5 3 0     9 4 0
Hawaii 4 4 0     7 5 0
Air Force 3 4 0     7 5 0
Utah 2 6 0     4 7 0
New Mexico 1 6 0     2 10 0
UTEP 1 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Cowboys' 95th season and they competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). The team was led by head coach Paul Roach, in his fourth year, and played their home games at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming. They finished with a record of nine wins and four losses (9–4, 5–3 WAC) and with a loss in the Copper Bowl. The Cowboys offense scored 327 points, while the defense allowed 297 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 1 Temple* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 38–23   17,654
September 8 at Washington State* Martin StadiumPullman, WA W 34–30   30,484
September 15 Arkansas State* War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 34–27   18,433
September 22 Air Force War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 24–12   27,463
September 29 at Utah Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT W 28–10   31,051
October 6 San Diego State War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 52–51   16,713
October 13 New Mexico #23 War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 25–22   21,336
October 20 Weber State* #21 War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 21–12   12,959
October 27 at UTEP #18 Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 17–10   16,694
November 3 at Colorado State #19 Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO (Bronze Boot) L 8–17   30,111
November 10 #8 BYU #25 War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY L 14–45   34,231
November 17 at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI L 17–38   39,103
December 31 vs. California* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ (Copper Bowl) L 15–17   36,340
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.
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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1991 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Mitch Donahue Linebacker 4 95 San Francisco 49ers
Shawn Wiggins WR 9 239 Cleveland Browns
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Wyoming – 1990". College Football Reference. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "1990 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 10, 2012.