1910 - Weber State fielded its first football team

  • The first football team at Weber State was organized in 1902, consisting of a group of students who played informally against other local teams.
  • Football continued to be played informally at Weber State throughout the early 1900s, with various groups of students forming teams and playing against other schools and clubs.
  • In 1910, Weber State officially recognized football as a school-sanctioned sport and fielded its first official team, which played against other collegiate teams from around the region.
  • The early years of Weber State football were marked by a lack of resources and facilities, with the team playing its home games at various local fields and struggling to attract talented players.
  • In 1927, the school built its first football stadium, a 3,500-seat facility that was named Wildcat Stadium.
  • Over the years, Weber State football has experienced both highs and lows, with periods of success interspersed with long stretches of mediocrity or outright struggle.
  • Today, Weber State football is a well-established program that competes at the FCS level and has enjoyed a great deal of success in recent years, winning multiple conference championships and making several deep runs in the FCS playoffs.