University of Wyoming

Friday six former African-American football players from the University of Wyoming's team reunited after almost fifty years to be honored on UW's campus.

  

Football season kicks off soon with the sport still mired in controversy over whether players should stand for the national anthem. A new NFL policy that would force them to do that is now in limbo while the league negotiates with its players. But the underlying debate over whether political protest belongs on the football field is a familiar story to the University of Wyoming.