February 16, 2022 — Wednesday, the Mountain West Conference and its member schools announced their 2022 football schedules. The Wyoming Cowboys will kick off their 2022 schedule in “Zero” Week on Saturday, August 27, traveling to Champaign, Ill., to play the University of Illinois Fighting Illini.
Wyoming will have four of its first six games of the season at home in 2022. The Cowboys’ 2022 schedule will feature six home games and six road games.
There are seven teams on Wyoming’s 2022 schedule who earned bowl bids last season, including non-conference opponents BYU and Tulsa and Mountain West Conference opponents Air Force, Boise State, Fresno State, Hawai’i, and Utah State. Four postseason teams will play in Laramie — Tulsa, Air Force, Boise State, and Utah State.
The Cowboys concluded the 2021 season with a 52-38 win over Kent State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.
The 2022 Wyoming Cowboy football schedule (Home Games)
Sat., Aug. 27 – at Illinois
Sat., Sept. 3 TULSA Sat.,
Sept. 10 NORTHERN COLORADO
Sat., Sept. 17 AIR FORCE
Sat., Sept. 24 at BYU
Sat., Oct. 1 SAN JOSE STATE
Sat., Oct. 8 at New Mexico
Sat., Oct. 15 BYE
Sat., Oct. 22 UTAH STATE
Sat., Oct. 29 at Hawai’i
Sat., Nov. 5 BYE
Sat., Nov. 12 at Colorado State
Sat., Nov. 19 BOISE STATE
Sat., Nov. 26 at Fresno State
Game times to be announced at a later date.