By Romi Bean
DENVER (CBS4) – A Cowboy has been picked to lead Buffalo.
Wyoming Cowboys star quarterback Josh Allen was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the seventh overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Bills traded up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to get Allen.
Allen played for three seasons at Wyoming and finished 2017 with 1,812 passing yards and 16 touchdowns with 6 interceptions. He had the best statistical season of his college career in 2016 when he threw for 3,203 yards and 28 touchdowns with 15 interceptions.
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Allen’s future came into question on Wednesday when derogatory tweets from several years ago were revealed. Much of the build up to the draft surrounded on how those tweets would effect his future. But the Bills still wanted him enough to trade into the top ten.