Cowboy football announces five incoming transfers including two quarterbacks

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January 20, 2022 — On Wednesday, the Wyoming Cowboy football program announced five transfers are coming to the program. Four transfers come from FBS programs and one from the junior-college ranks. According to a UW press release, all transfers have officially signed scholarship agreements to become Cowboys. 

Of the four FBS transfers, two will come to Wyoming from Big Ten Schools (Michigan State and Wisconsin), one from the SEC (Ole Miss), and one from Utah State of the Mountain West Conference. The group of transfers includes two quarterbacks, two cornerbacks, and one linebacker.

“We are certainly excited about the addition of these young men to our program,” said Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl. “They all have a deep desire to add great value to Cowboy Football, and we believe they will help move our program forward in a positive direction heading into next season.”   

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Incoming Wyoming Transfers:

Andrew Peasley, Junior quarterback from Utah State

Peasley has completed 70 of 127 passes (.551) for 830 yards, seven touchdowns, and five interceptions during his college career. He has also rushed for 515 yards on 57 carries, averaging 9.0 yards per carry, and scored three rushing touchdowns.

At La Grande High School in La Grande, Ore., Peasley was a three-year starter at quarterback and earned Honorable Mention All-State honors twice. 

Deron Harrell, Senior cornerback from Wisconsin

Harrell played in 22 career games with Wisconsin, starting in nine games. He has one year of eligibility remaining.

Harrell didn’t play in any games during the 2021 season due to an injury, but he was a three-year letterman at Wisconsin. He was credited with 26 total tackles and eight pass breakups during his time as a Badger. 

Jakorey Hawkins, Junior cornerback from Mississippi

Hawkins played in 26 career games and started six during his time with the Ole Miss Rebels. He has two years of eligibility remaining.

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Cole DeMarzo, Sophomore linebacker from Michigan State

DeMarzo comes to Wyoming from Michigan State University with three years of eligibility remaining. He spent his first year of 2020 as a redshirt and appeared in one game in the 2021 season for the Spartans against Rutgers.

Evan Svoboda, Sophomore quarterback from Snow Junior College

Svoboda joins Wyoming Football after playing his freshman season at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. He was recruited by Wyoming out of Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.

He played in a backup role as a freshman for Snow College, a team that was ranked No. 1 in the nation during the 2021 season and ended the season ranked No. 5 in the nation in the final NJCAA national rankings.