Cowboy Football Classics to launch Sept. 5

Posted at 6:12 AM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 11:04:16-04

(Editor's note: UW Athletics release)

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- The Cowboy Sports Network and the University of Wyoming athletics department have announced 13 classic football games to air on Saturday afternoons from September through November on the Cowboy Sports Network.

“We’re excited to deliver some of the great Cowboy football games of the past, and support our Cowboy Sports Network radio affiliates across Wyoming,” said Brad Poe, General Manager of Wyoming Sports Properties. “It’s tough on all of us to not have a 2020 season, but we’re hoping these classic games will help our partners, while rekindling some great memories for our fans. We certainly appreciate the support of our affiliates throughout the state.”

The games will be broadcast every Saturday starting at 1 p.m. on Cowboy Sports Network affiliates. The contests will feature a pregame show with Dave Walsh and Kevin McKinney reflecting on their favorite memories from that day. The broadcast will also feature the original postgame sound from the game.

The first contest will feature the Cowboys’ 23-3 win over Virginia in 2007 on Sept. 5. In all, the 13 contests also features non-conference wins over Tennessee (Sept. 12) in 2008 and the Wyoming win over Missouri last season on Nov. 14.

Cowboy Football Classics will also feature four Border War wins along with two wins over San Diego State and the Pokes’ win over Boise State in 2016. Alongside Wyoming’s win key road win over Air Force in 2018. The final two broadcast will feature the last two bowl games with wins over Central Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl against Georgia State.

See below the full schedule of Cowboy Football Classics on the Cowboy Sports Network:

Sept 5 – 2007 win over Virginia, 23-3

Sept. 12 – 2008 win over Tennessee, 13-7

Sept. 19 – 2011 win over San Diego State, 30-27

Sept. 26 – 2011 win over Colorado State, 22-19

Oct. 3 – 2012 win over Colorado State, 45-31

Oct. 10 – 2016 win over Boise State, 30-28

Oct. 17 – 2016 win over San Diego State, 34-33

Oct. 24 – 2017 win over Colorado State, 16-13

Oct. 31 – 2018 win over Air Force, 35-27

Nov. 7 – 2018 win over Colorado State, 34-27

Nov. 14 – 2019 win over Missouri, 37-31

Nov. 21 – 2018 win over Central Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, 37-14

Nov. 28 – 2019 win over Georgia State in Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl, 38-17