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(AUDIO) McEvoy Set to Walk-On at Wyoming | KTIC Radio

(AUDIO) McEvoy Set to Walk-On at Wyoming

(AUDIO) McEvoy Set to Walk-On at Wyoming
Photo courtesy Clarkson High School

Touchdown Tommy.

Tommy Tackles.

Tommy Terrific.

Whatever you wanna call him, despite being limited by injuries during his high school career, Clarkson/Leigh’s Tommy McEvoy has already made a huge impact on football.

McEvoy’s talent has officially landed him in the ranks of Division I college football, as he announced in mid-December that he will walk-on to the football program at the University of Wyoming.

“After my sophomore season, the coach, Aaron Bohl at Wyoming recruited me pretty hard. I just just really looking forward to putting down some film this year, but I only got a game and a quarter down unfortunately,” McEvoy said. “But I just got along really well with Coach Bohl and I like what they’re doing down there, and it seems like it will be a pretty good fit for me.”

McEvoy chose Wyoming over offers from South Dakota, North Dakota State and North Dakota, among others.

During his sophomore season for Clarkson/leigh, McEvoy rushed for 1,708 yards, while accumulating 1,934 all-purpose yards, earning him First Team All-State i Class D2.

While primarily known for his running abilities, McEvoy will play defense for the Cowboys.

“I’m probably more of a defensive guy. I just love flying around and hitting people,” McEvoy said. “Being at that linebacker spot, you kinda have a couple responsibilities in the pass game and also on the run stop. So, you know, I’m just looking forward to flying around on the field.”

McEvoy missed a portion of his freshman season, his entire junior year, and all but two games from his senior year due to a couple of ACL injuries.

But, McEvoy says he is doing well, rehab is ahead of schedule, and he is looking forward to his future at Wyoming.

Click here for the interview with McEvoy

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