October 31, 2011

Chamagua Verbals Cowboy Football

The Cowboys coming off a big victory at San Diego State received more good news when Christian Chamagua of Manvel, Texas committed to the program over the weekend after visiting Laramie three weeks ago.

Chamagua is a 6-foot-6 and 290 pound offensive tackle starring for Manvel High School who received interest from Texas A&M, Rice, and Wyoming, among others.

The Texas product has good feet, athleticism and the frame to play at well over 300 pounds in college. While at Manvel High School he participated in shot put including a registering a 38-11.5 in a throw at Pearland invitational.

"The potential is high for Christian because of his body and natural athleticism. He's a competitor and a leader for the Mavericks," said head coach Kirk Martin. "He's a protypical tackle prospect because of his size and ability to move, pass block effectively. I say his best playing is ahead in the future."

The Cowboys have two offensive linemen commitments with Jacob English of Beloit, Kansas verballed the Pokes last month.

The UW staff likes the young linemen in the program with freshmen Daniel Fleischman, Travis Bogard, Rafe Kiely, Skyler Hinton, and Austin Traphagen, and with the two commitments and likely more on the way, the future looks good for the position.

Wyoming has four verbals to-date for the 2012 signing day including Chamagua, English, running back Evan Williams and German athlete Eric Nzeocha, the younger brother of current Cowboy Mark Nzeocha.

The Mavericks are off to a 9-0 start and 5-0 in their league including a 55-0 win over Ball High School on Friday.

The Cowboys could sign up to four linemen in the 2012 class with three seniors graduating after this season.

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