Weber State Wildcats football

The Weber State Wildcats football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Weber State University, located in Ogden, Utah. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and is a charter member of the Big Sky Conference, founded in 1963. The school's first football team was fielded a year earlier in 1962. Home games are played at the 17,312-seat Stewart Stadium, and the Wildcats are led by head coach Jay Hill.

Weber State Wildcats
2019 Weber State Wildcats football team
Weber State Wildcats wordmark.svg
First season1962
Head coachJay Hill
5th season, 42–28 (.600)
StadiumStewart Stadium
(Capacity: 17,312)
LocationOgden, Utah
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
All-time record268–280–3 (.489)
Playoff appearances6
Playoff record6–7
Conference titles6 (1965, 1968, 2008, 2017, 2018, 2019)
ColorsPurple and White[1]
         
Websiteweberstatesports.com
For information on all Weber State University sports, see Weber State Wildcats

HistoryEdit

ClassificationsEdit

  • 1962–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1977: NCAA Division II
  • 1978–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference membershipsEdit

Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs resultsEdit

The Wildcats have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs eight times with an overall record of 7–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1987 First Round
Quarterfinals
Idaho
Marshall
W 59–30
L 23–51
1991 First Round Northern Iowa L 21–38
2008 First Round
Quarterfinals
Cal Poly
Montana
W 49–35
L 13–24
2009 First Round William & Mary L 25–38
2016 First Round Chattanooga L 14–45
2017 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Western Illinois
Southern Utah
James Madison
W 21–19
W 30–13
L 28–31
2018 Second Round
Quarterfinals
Southeast Missouri State
Maine
W 48–23
L 18–23
2019 Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Kennesaw State
Montana
James Madison
W 26–20
W 17-10
L 30-14

Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weber Athletics logos" (PDF). Retrieved April 28, 2017.

External linksEdit