LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels
has decided to leave Wyoming.
UW coach Dave Christensen announced Monday that Carta-Samuels
In an e-mail to media, Carta-Samuels cited unspecified personal
reasons that are best for his growth and success. He says he has
enrolled in a junior college that he didn't identify and leaves
with a heavy heart.
Christensen says in a statement released by the university that
Carta-Samuels informed him of his decision on Monday.
The coach says he's disappointed but wishes Carta-Samuels the
Christensen declined further comment.
Carta-Samuels, of San Jose, Calif., was the Mountain West
Conference freshman of the year in 2009.
Last season, he passed for 1,702 yards with nine touchdowns and
eight interceptions. He also was UW's second-leading rusher with
392 yards and three TDs.