Know The Foe: Weber State Bio

"Poof! Just like that, I wasn't at Weber State. True story."

It's week two! BYU is set to host in-state program Weber State for the first time since 1979. Per tradition, here is your bio blast for Weber State who bravely rolls into Provo on Saturday:

BIO

Name: Weber State University
Nickname: Wildcats
Colors: Purple and White ... and Gray
Conference: Big Sky (FCS)
Location: Ogden, Utah

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Enrollment: ~25,000

Venue: Stewart Stadium, cap. 17,312 (FieldTurf)

Playoff Appearances: 4 (2-4 record)
Last: 2009 (lost in 1st round)

Best seasons:
1987: Weber State went 9-1 in the regular season against I-AA opponents. The one loss was a three-point loss to Idaho, which the Wildcats avenged 59-30 in the first round of the playoffs. Scored 37 ppg. Final record 10-3.

2008: WSU again went 9-1 against FCS opponents (two road losses to FBS opponents Hawaii and Utah), and scored a first-round playoff win against Cal Poly. Scored 35 ppg. Final record 10-4.

Player-Alumni
WR Tim Toone (2007-10): Current member of Atlanta Falcons 53-man roster. FCS All-American. Alfred Pupunu (1989-91): 9-year NFL tight end, 4-year starter in San Diego. 102 career NFL receptions. John L. Smith (1968-70): 2003 Big Ten coach of the year with Michigan State, current rent-a-coach for Arkansas. Robb Akey (1984-87): Current colorful head coach at Idaho. Josh Heupel (1997): 2000 Heisman runner-up and national champion at Oklahoma, current offensive coordinator at Oklahoma. Jamie Martin (1989-92): Made more money than I'd care to know as a career backup NFL QB over 15 years (1993-2008).

Coach: Jody Sears, 1st season. Former Washington State defensive coordinator.

Last 5 Years: 33-26 (.559)

History vs BYU: 0-2
1979: BYU 48-3
1973: BYU 45-14

2012

Record: 0-1
Ranked: NR
Sagarin Rating: 139 (ahead of 12 FBS teams)

AVERAGES (1 game)

POINTS

Scored:

10.0

Allowed:

37.0

YARDS/GM

Gained

Allowed

Rush

Pass

Total

Rush

Pass

Total

67.0

207.0

274.0

217.0

298.0

515.0

CURRENT STAT LEADERS

PASSING
2012: Mike Hoke | 25-32 for 202 yards, 1 TD 1 INT
Career: Hoke | 219-339 for 2,701 yards, 23 TD 6 INT

RUSHING
2012: Mike Hoke | 34 yards on 12 carries
Career: Josh Booker | 1,248 yards on 213 carries

RECEIVING
2012: Shaydon Kehano | 59 yards on 4 receptions
Career: Kehano | 992 yards, 10 TD on 49 receptions

TACKLES
2012: Luke King | 9 tackles
Career: Willie Okwuonu | 84 tackles, 4 for loss

TIME/TV

Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. MT
TV: BYUtv / BYUtvSports.com

Watch for the Game Thread on Saturday, where you can join fellow Cougar fans in discussion throughout the game.

Remember, if you are going to the game, wear BLUE!

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