Wyoming Cowboy safety Andrew Wingard received some post season recognition today, he was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA)’s All-Freshman team. Wingard, the true freshman from Arvada, CO was one of six players from the Group of Five to find themselves on the team.

Wingard led the Cowboys with 122 tackles this past season. That number ranked him 12th in the nation and second in the Mountain West. He averaged 10.2 tackles per game. He also averaged 6.9 solo tackles per game, good enough for fourth in the country, first in the Mountain West. He was also responsible for 7 tackles for loss and an interception.

Wingard was the first freshman in Wyoming history to exceed 100 tackles in a season. Wingard was named to the 2nd team Mountain West All-Conference team.

The rest of the FWAA All-Freshman team below:

OFFENSE (12)
QB ∙ Josh Rosen, UCLA (6-4, 210, Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
RB ∙ Saquon Barkley, Penn State (5-11, 222, Coplay, Pa.)
RB ∙ Myles Gaskin, Washington (5-9, 192, Lynnwood, Wash.)
RB Mike Warren, Iowa State (6-0, 200, Lawton, Okla.)
WR ∙ Penny Hart, Georgia State (5-9, 170, Buford, Ga.)
WR Richie James, Middle Tennessee (5-9, 171, Sarasota, Fla.)
WR ∙ Calvin Ridley, Alabama (6-1, 188, Coconut Creek, Fla.)
OL William Clapp, LSU (6-5, 303, New Orleans, La.)
OL ∙ Will Noble, Houston (6-4, 290, Leander, Texas)
OL ∙ Mitch Hyatt, Clemson (6-5, 295, Suwanee, Ga.)
OL Max Scharping, Northern Illinois (6-6, 311, Green Bay, Wis.)
OL ∙ Connor Williams, Texas (6-5, 283, Coppell, Texas)

DEFENSE (12)
DE Walter Brady, Missouri (6-3, 255, Florence, Ala.)
DE Jaylon Ferguson, Louisiana Tech (6-5, 256, St. Francisville, La.)
DT ∙ Terry Beckner Jr., Missouri (6-4, 300, East St. Louis, Ill.)
DT ∙ Christian Wilkins, Clemson (6-4, 315, Springfield, Mass.)
LB T.J. Edwards, Wisconsin (6-1, 238, Lake Villa, Ill.)
LB ∙ Dre Greenlaw, Arkansas (6-0, 222, Fayetteville, Ark.)
LB ∙ Malik Jefferson, Texas (6-3, 232, Mesquite, Texas)
DB Marlon Humphrey, Alabama (6-1, 192, Hoover, Ala.)
DB Kareem Orr, Arizona State (5-11, 195, Chattanooga, Tenn.)
DB Jabrill Peppers, Michigan (6-1, 205, East Orange, N.J.)
DB ∙ Andrew Wingard, Wyoming (6-0, 194, Arvada, Colo.)
DB ∙ Jordan Whitehead, Pittsburgh (5-11, 185, Aliquippa, Pa.)

SPECIALISTS (5)
K ∙ Justin Yoon, Notre Dame (5-10, 185, Nashville, Tenn.)
P ∙ Austin Seibert, Oklahoma (5-10, 210, Belleville, Ill.)
AP ∙ Christian Kirk, Texas A&M (5-11, 200, Scottsdale, Ariz.)
KR ∙ Kavontae Turpin, TCU (5-9, 152, Monroe, La.)
PR ∙ Antonio Callaway, Florida (5-11, 198, Miami, Fla.)

HEAD COACH
Tom Herman, Houston
∙ Denotes true freshman

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