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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 9:24 am

The University of Wyoming football program signed Troy Boyland, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound defensive tackle from the College of San Mateo in California.

Boyland is the fifth junior-college player that has signed with UW. He will enroll in school Monday and have two years of eligibility.

Boyland played in only four games in 2012 and recorded one solo tackle, seven assisted tackles and one tackle for loss. In 2010 he recorded 27 tackles and one tackle for loss.

Four of UW's five junior-college signess are from California schools.

2013 UW recruiting class


#DT Troy Boyland, 6-3, 295, Palo Alto, Calif. (College of San Mateo)

#TE J.D. Krill, 6-6, 250, Laguna Niguel, Calif. (Saddleback CC)

#LB Malkaam Muhammad, 6-0, 225, St.Joseph, Mo. (Iowa Western CC)

#S Jesse Sampson, 6-1, 200, Mission Hills, Calif. (College of the Canyons)

#LB Jordan Stanton, 6-2, 240, Palmdale, Calif. (Los Angeles Pierce College)

#^QB Tommy Thornton, 6-1, 205, Tempe, Ariz. (Marcos De Niza HS)

Verbal commitments

LB Ryan Anaya, 6-3, 248, Casper (Casper Natrona County HS)

DT James Diamanti, 6-4, 295, Grand Junction, Colo. (Grand Junction HS)

DT Dalton Fields, 6-3, 270, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Pine Creek HS)

ATH Tanner Gentry, 6-2, 180, Aurora, Colo. (Grandview HS)

OL Taylor Knestis, 6-5, 265, Lakewood, Colo. (Lakewood HS)

S Xavier Lewis, 5-11, 190, Centennial, Colo. (Eaglecrest HS)

OL Charlie Renfree, 6-3, 280, Phoenix (Brophy Prep)

OL Connor Riese, 6-7, 305, Schofield, Wisc. (D.C. Everest HS)

OL Kurtis Stirneman, 6-6, 280, Woodstock, Ill. (Marian Central Catholic HS)

RB Omar Stover, 5-11, 195, Bolingbrook, Ill. (Bolingbrook HS)

RB/ATH Josh Tapscott, 5-8, 183, Nokesville, Va. (Kettle Run HS)

DB Kerwin Thomas, 5-10, 160, Wagoner, Okla. (Wagoner HS)

#Will enroll at UW in January

^Grayshirt signee in 2012 that goes on scholarship in January

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