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Weber State Wildcats Football
Weber State Wildcats
Weber State Wildcats wordmark.svg
First season1962
Head coachJay Hill
7th season, 47-29 (.618)
StadiumStewart Stadium
(Capacity: 17,312)
LocationOgden, Utah
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceBig Sky
All-time record
Playoff appearances8
Playoff record7-8
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

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.

History

Classifications

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

Conference memberships

Postseason results

Weber State's first postseason appearance was in 1987.[2]

Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs

The Wildcats have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs eight times, with an overall record of 7-8.

Year Round Opponent Result Head Coach
1987 First Round
Quarterfinals
@ Idaho
@ Marshall
W 59-30
L23-51
Mike Price
1991 First Round @ Northern Iowa L21-38 Dave Arslanian
2008 First Round
Quarterfinals
@ Cal Poly
@ Montana
W 49-35
L13-24
Ron McBride
2009 First Round @ William & Mary L25-38
2016 First Round @ Chattanooga L14-45 Jay Hill
2017 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Western Illinois
@ Southern Utah
@ James Madison
W 21-19
W 30-13
L28-31
2018 Second Round
Quarterfinals
SE Missouri State
Maine
W 48-23
L18-23
2019 Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Kennesaw State
Montana
@ James Madison
W 26-20
W 17-10
L14-30

Notable former players

References

  1. ^ "Weber Athletics logos" (PDF). Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Boling, Dave (November 28, 1987). "Vandals to wing it; Weber waits for answer to prayer". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). p. B1.

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