It’s finally ‘Game Day’ for the Wyoming Cowboys vs. Georgia State

Wyoming’s “Pistol Pete” meets up with “Pounce” of Georgia State at Monday’s Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Prep Rally in Tucson, Arizona. Wyoming plays Georgia State this afternoon in football. Photo Credit: Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Facebook page.

ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (Dec. 31, 2019) – The practice sessions are done, the pre-game media questions have been answered, and the prep rallies are over… It’s time to play some football! The day has arrived for the Wyoming Cowboys to play Georgia State in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl in Tucson, Arizona.

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Game time is 2:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on WyoRadio’s 99.7 JACK FM and streamed at beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Today’s game marks the first time Wyoming has played in the Arizona Bowl and also the first time they have played Georgia State in football. Both teams sport 7 and 5 records entering the contest. Both were also 4-4 in their respective conferences.

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Wyoming has played in post-season bowl games two of the three years. Last season, while the team qualified for post-season play with a 6-6 record, no bowl invite was extended.

Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl is 1-1 in bowl game since becoming Wyoming’s head coach. The Bohl lead Pokes defeated Central Michigan, 37-14, in the 2017 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, and lost 24-21 to BYU in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl. Overall, Wyoming is 7-8 in bowl games since 1951.