Weber State football finished the 2018 season ranked sixth in the nation in the final media and coaches polls. The Wildcats were ranked sixth in the FCS STATS poll and the AFCA Coaches polls released following the end of the season.

Weber State had another record-setting season in 2018 as the Wildcats won back-to-back Big Sky titles for the first time in school history. WSU finished with a 10-3 record and reached 10 or more wins in back-to-back seasons for the first time. The ‘Cats were ranked as high as third in the nation during the season, the highest national ranking in school history.

The Wildcats earned the No. 2 seed in the FCS Playoffs and advanced to the quarterfinals of the playoffs.

Weber State had seven players earn All-America honors and 19 players earn All-Big Sky honors, including a school-record 13 players named to the first team. Senior offensive lineman Iosua Opeta was a consensus All-America selection, and Wildcat running back Josh Davis won the Jerry Rice Award as the National Freshman of the Year.

This is the second-straight season the Wildcats have finished the season in the top 10 in the country as WSU was fifth at the end of the 2017 season. WSU has been ranked in at least one poll every week for the last two seasons.

Head coach Jay Hill and the Wildcats open the 2019 season on Aug. 31, at San Diego State.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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Weber State football: Wildcats finish season sixth in nation

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