Wyoming, Dave Christensen reach deal

Updated: December 17, 2011, 5:35 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Wyoming and football coach Dave Christensen have agreed in principle on a new five-year contract, the school announced Saturday.

Christensen has led the Cowboys (8-5) to two bowl appearances in his three seasons at Wyoming.

Wyoming lost 37-15 to Temple in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday.

Information from ESPN's Joe Schad contributed to this report.