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Wyoming safety Esaias Gandy reacts after a play against Missouri on Aug. 31, 2019 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie. Gandy, a senior, is taking over as the starter at strong safety.

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LARAMIE — Esaias Gandy is well aware of the lineage at his position on the back end of Wyoming’s defense.

Gandy is taking over as the Cowboys’ starting strong safety. His two predecessors? Andrew Wingard, who finished his career as the No. 2 tackler in program history and is now with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Alijah Halliburton, who led the Mountain West in tackles last season.

Follow UW athletics beat writer Davis Potter on Twitter at @DavisEPotter.

This article originally ran on trib.com.

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