Weber State Finishes Season With Highest Ranking In School History

Jan 13, 2020, 1:04 PM
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(Photo courtesy of Weber State Athletics)
(Photo courtesy of Weber State Athletics)

OGDEN, Utah – After the FCS National Championship game took place over the weekend, they released the final poll from the 2019 season. The Weber State Wildcats enter the poll at No. 3 in FCS, which is the highest final ranking in school history.

The Wildcats finished the season ranked No. 3 in both the FCS STATS media poll and the AFCA Coaches poll. They are the highest ranked team in the Big Sky Conference after winning their third straight conference title.

Weber State is ranked behind National Champion North Dakota State and runner-up James Madison.

The Wildcats had another historic season under head coach Jay Hill, finishing with an 11-4 overall record and a 7-1 record in conference play. The 11 wins are tied for the most in school history. They defeated Kennesaw State and Montana in the FCS Playoffs and advanced to the Semifinals for the first time in school history.

Hill was named the AFCA Region 5 Coach of the Year, leading a program with 14 players named to All-Big Sky teams. Five players were named to the first team, including Big Sky Co-Defensive Player of the Year Jonah Williams.

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