River Falls senior quarterback Logan Graetz, seated at center, is flanked by his parents Beth, left, and Matt, after signing his national letter of intent to commit to the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers during the early signing period last week at the high school.

Looking on are Wildcat assistant football coach Bill Forster, left, assistant coach Mike Miller, head coach David Crail and assistant coach Ryan Scherz.

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Graetz was named the 2018 Big Rivers Conference Co-Player of the Year after throwing for 2,129 yards with 32 touchdowns and just four interceptions while leading the Wildcats to their first conference championship in 23 years and a record of 9-2.