University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl has announced that five sophomores, who are former walk-ons to the Wyoming football program have been put on scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.
Garrett Gardner, a running back from St. Paul, Minn.
Brent Gilliland, a defensive tackle from Sterling, Colorado.
Austin Lopez, a defensive end from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Pahl Schwab, an offensive tackle from Afton, Wyoming.
Ben Wisdorf, a linebacker from Cheyenne, Wyoming.
â€œWe always want to acknowledge players who have put forth a great effort,â€ said Bohl.Â â€œThese five young men have earned a scholarship for this coming year through their hard work and contributions since walking on to our football program.â€
Three of the five earned spots on the Wyoming depth chart coming out of 2017 Spring Football.Â Gilliland was listed No. 2 at defensive tackle on the final spring depth chart.Â Schwab was listed No. 2 at left offensive tackle, and Wisdorf was listed No. 2 at weak-side linebacker.