Pokes d-line looks to apply more pressure on QB's

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Laramie, Wyo. - Wyoming's football team is enjoying its second bye week of the season as the team comes off back-to-back wins.

With only two games remaining in the season, the Cowboys have their sights set on, no, not a bowl game: a chance to improve before the season ends.

"We are in control of our own destiny. Win the next two [games] and we make a bowl game. But you can't do that unless you win the next one that's up so that's really our only focus right now and the rest will take care of itself," said Garrett Crall, a sophomore defensive end.

As a member of Wyoming's defense, Crall knows that in order for his team to be successful, he has to get to the quarterback. Something that the Cowboys have struggled with this season.

Cowboys have recorded only 15 sacks this season for a loss of 104 yards. Wyoming's opponents have netted 20 sacks for a loss of 178 yards.

Crall says Wyoming's defense knows that in order to take the pressure off its secondary, they have to apply pressure to their opponents quarterback.

"Just keep working with the d-line to put pressure on the quarterback, if we put pressure on the quarterback, it makes it easier for the guys covering the routes and also stopping the run, if we stop the run, we know it's going to be pass-rush time," said Crall.

Cowboys will host Air Force on Saturday, November 17th.