Cowboys Lose Their Season Opener to North Dakota [VIDEOS]
The Wyoming Cowboys lost their 2015 college football season debut to North Dakota last Saturday, 24-to-13, in Laramie.
North Dakota (1-0) built a 21-0 lead and held off a late rally by the Cowboys for their first win over an FBS opponent.
John Santiago ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns. Keaton Studsrud added 153 passing yards and a 44-yard t-d run.
Wyoming (0-1) got a pair of fourth quarter t-d tosses from Cameron Coffman. He connected with Tanner Gentry on a 92-yard touchdown pass, the second longest in school history. The other went to Tyree Mayfield from 12-yards out, but it was too late.
The Cowboys finished with 330 total yards, but also finished with eight penalties for 96 yards. Gentry had career highs of nine catches for 176 yards and the score.
UND ended with 429 total yards, which included 276 on the ground. They allowed only four UW plays in their territory through the first three quarters.
Wyoming returns to action next Saturday versus Eastern Michigan at 2 p.m.