Here is your first look at the Cal Poly Mustangs who travel to take on the Wyoming Cowboys.
GAME: Cal Poly at Wyoming
WHERE: War Memorial Stadium, Laramie, Wyo.
DATE/TIME: Saturday, Sept. 15, 4 p.m. MT
TV: Umm... sorry guys, just radio or GameTracker.
TICKETS: Safe to say there are some available.
This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools, and in their history Cal Poly has played 15 FBS opponents over the past 10 years and are 3-12 with wins over San Diego State (twice) and UTEP.
Here is a quick glance at Cal Poly.
CONFERENCE: Big Sky (First year)
WEB SITE: Go Poly
2012 SEASON: 1-0 so far after defeating San Diego 41-14.
SB NATION BLOG: None for Cal Poly, but Cowboy Altitude has more about this game.
OTHER NEWS OUTLETS: San Luis Obispo Tribune and Mustang Daily.
COACH: Tim Walsh is entering his fourth season as head coach at Cal Poly, and in that time he has a record of 17-16. Prior to being the head coach at Cal Poly, Walsh spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator for the Army Black Knights. He has been a head coach for 21 seasons, mostly at the FCS level, and has a career record of 134-98.
KEY OFFENSIVE PLAYERS: Quarterback Andre Broadous, in their season opening game against San Diego he passed for 135 yards with two touchdowns, but he also rushed for 109 yards and two more touchdowns. Then there is running back Deonte Williams who rushed for 109 yards, and also caught two passes for 15 yards including a touchdown. Plus there is this video of Williams in the preseason:
KEY DEFENSIVE PLAYERS: Linebacker Nick Dzubnar had nine tackles, eight of them solo in their season opening game. Plus, their defensive backfield is solid as they had three interceptions two weeks ago.
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