Cowboys Picked Fifth, Yarbrough Selected Preseason All-Conference
The Mountain West pre-season poll and All-Conference team have been announced from MW Media Days in Las Vegas.
The Wyoming Cowboys have been picked to finish fifth in the Mountain division a poll of media members who cover the conference. Only one Cowboy, senior defensive end Eddie Yarbrough, made the pre-season All-Conference team.
Defending Mountain West champion Boise State and San Diego State were chosen overwhelmingly to win the Mountain and West divisions, respectively. The Broncos earned 28 of the 30 first place votes, while the Aztecs received 27 of the 30.
The Cowboys garnered only 64 total points in the balloting to finish behind Air Force and in front of only New Mexico within the division.
Yarbrough received pre-season All-MW accolades for a second straight year. He’s a two-time First Team All-MW selection, after both his sophomore and junior seasons, and a leading All-America candidate for 2015.