|Weber State Wildcats football|
|Head coach||Mickey Mental |
1st season, 0–0 (–)
|NCAA division||Division I FCS|
|All-time record||270–281–3 (.490)|
|Conference titles||6 (1965, 1968, 2008, 2017, 2018, 2019)|
Southern Utah (Beehive Bowl)
|Colors||Purple and white|
|Mascot||Waldo the Wildcat|
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. After the 2022 departure of Jay Hill, the winningest coach in program history, the Wildcats will be led by coach Mickey Mental beginning in 2023.
Weber State's first postseason appearance was in 1987.
The Wildcats have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs ten times, with an overall record of 8–9.
|1991||First Round||@ Northern Iowa||L 21–38||Dave Arslanian|
|@ Cal Poly
|2009||First Round||@ William & Mary||L 25–38|
|2016||First Round||@ Chattanooga||L 14–45||Jay Hill|
@ Southern Utah
@ James Madison
|SE Missouri State
@ James Madison
|2020||First Round||Southern Illinois||L 31–34|
@ Montana State
See also: List of NCAA football retired numbers
Jamie Martin led the NCAA Division I-AA in passing (336.4 yards per game) and total offense (337.6 yards per game) in 1990. He was named to the First-team All-Big Sky Conference.
Martin followed his strong sophomore campaign with a spectacular junior year in 1991. He completed 310 of 500 passes for 4,125 yards and 35 touchdowns. He again led the Division I-AA in passing (375.0 yards per game) and total offense (394.3 yards per game). Martin set Division I-AA records for pass completions (47), passing yards (624), and total offense yards (643) in a game against Idaho State. Martin was named First-team All-American and was awarded the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top Division I-AA player in the nation.
In his senior season in 1992, he led the Big Sky in passing (291.5 yards per game) and earned Third-team All-American honors. Martin finished his career as the all-time leader in passing (12,207 yards) and total offense (12,287 yards) in the history of Division I-AA football. His 87 career touchdown passes were a Big Sky record. He played in the 1993 East–West Shrine Game and the Hula Bowl.
|Walter Payton Award|
The Walter Payton Award is awarded annually to the most outstanding offensive player in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) of college football.