''I told him at practice, 'You need to get back out there,' '' Witten said with a laugh. ''I think he'll be able to take a lot off me.''
With Washington missing from the equation, Wyoming was surrounded Witten in last Saturday's opener. The result: Witten was limited to four catches for 28 yards.
Head coach Phillip Fulmer noted that the Cowboys ''knew where he was at all times. They had two guys on him a lot -- one in front and one behind.''
''I hadn't seen that much attention since my high school days,'' he said.