Players, coaches, and family gathered together and cheered as the Wildcats learned that they’d been awarded a No. 3 national seed which secured the team a first-round bye and means home field advantage.
Jake Constantine, who finished 17-of-23 for 230 yards, threw two momentum-killing interceptions, but his fourth quarter 12-yard touchdown run would tie the game for the Wildcats and get the momentum back in the Wildcats favor.
From the time he was young, Heckard—or “Lil’ Eddie” to his family—has always been steady going. He’s independent, reliable, an achiever, but a jokester all at the same time according to Trimble, whom he calls his mom.
Davis finished the night with 328 yards on 34 attempts and 4 touchdowns. He averaged 9.6 yards per carry on the night. He now holds the record for most yards in a single season game by a Wildcat that was set by CJ Tuckett in 2012.
The 6-foot-1 guard from Wichita, Kansas was named Big Sky Preseason MVP on Wednesday, becoming the first Wildcat tagged with the distinction since the conference began recognizing a preseason all-league team in 2015.
Weber State running back Kevin Smith Jr. is described as joyful, a counselor, someone who can make anyone smile, and a family man. Though Smith grew up amid poverty and violence, he's paving his own way and finding a new direction for his family.
Kyle Van Noy — the former BYU linebacker, noted “Brigham” supporter and only local product playing on Sunday Night Football in Week 1 — was a late scratch for the New England Patriots, but not due to injury.