Weber State Football Hosts North Dakota Saturday

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Saturday, the No. 3 Weber State Wildcats (7-2, 5-0 in Big Sky Conference play) host the  No. 22 North Dakota Fighting Hawks (5-3) in a non-conference tilt at Stewart Stadium.The Wildcats are currently on a six-game winning streak, their fifth-longest such streak in program history.Weber State ranks 44th nationally in scoring offense (30.7 points per game), tying them with Mercer. Junior quarterback Jake Constantine completes 63.3 percent of his passes (114-180) for 1,044 yards, 5 touchdowns and four interceptions on the season.Sophomore tailback Josh Davis (132 car, 867 yards, 9 TD’s) and redshirt freshman tailback Kris Jackson (73 car, 331 yards, 10 TD’s) lead the Wildcats on the ground.Sophomore receiver Devon Cooley (40 rec, 453 yards, 2 TD’s) leads Weber State in the receiving department.Junior kicker Trey Tuttle has made 15 of his 17 field goals, while also making 29 of his 31 PAT’s on the season.The Wildcats rank 16th nationally (20 points per game) in scoring defense.Weber State is tied for 14th nationally with 26 sacks. Redshirt sophomore defensive end George Tarlas leads the squad in sacks (6) and is tied for the lead in forced fumbles (3) with junior safety Preston Smith.Redshirt freshman cornerback Eddie Hackard, sophomore safety Brody Burke and freshman cornerback Ja’Kobe Harris have two interceptions apiece for the Wildcats.The Fighting Hawks are 71st nationally in scoring offense (25.6 points per game).Redshirt senior signal-caller Nate Ketteringham completes 64.2 percent of his passes (147-229) for 9 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. He has thrown for 1,456 yards, 6 touchdowns and 9 interceptions.Senior tailback James Johannesson (90 car, 409 yards, 6 TD’s) leads North Dakota’s running game.The Fighting Hawks’ receiving corps is paced by senior receiver Noah Wanzek (45 rec, 570 yards, 2 TD’s) and fellow senior wide-out Travis Toivonen (26 rec, 376 yards, 4 TD’s).Redshirt sophomore kicker Brady Leach has made 4 of 5 field goal attempts on the season and 23 of his 25 PAT’s.Symmetrically, the Fighting Hawks also rank 71st nationally in scoring defense (29 points per game).Junior linebacker Jaxson Turner (4.5 sacks) leads North Dakota in sacks. In interceptions, redshirt sophomore linebacker Noah Larson, senior linebacker Jade Lawrence and redshirt freshman defensive back C.J. Siegel have two apiece to lead the squad.Larson, senior linebacker Donnell Rodgers, junior defensive back Jordan Canady and senior linebacker Andre Steiger have a forced fumble apiece for the Fighting Hawks.The Wildcats lead the Fighting Hawks 3-1 all-time. Tags: North Dakota Football/Weber State Football November 4, 2019 /Sports News – Local Weber State Football Hosts North Dakota Saturday Brad Jameslast_img