Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team announced
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Three Wyoming football players have been named to the Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team.
Senior strong safety Andrew Wingard, senior defensive end Carl Granderson and junior defensive tackle Youhanna (yoh-HAWN’-uh) Ghaifan (guh-FAWN’) were all selected to the 25-member team announced Tuesday.
The team is selected by Mountain West Conference media members.
Wingard also was voted the 2018 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row.
Wingard was also a First Team All-Mountain West selection at the end of the 2016 season, and was a Second Team All-Mountain West honoree as a true freshman in 2015.
And Ghaifan was named to the 2018 Outland Trophy Watch List on Tuesday. The Outland Trophy honors the top interior lineman in the country.