College Football Team Details: Western Kentucky
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Western Kentucky FBS (Non AQ's) : C-USA G5

Location
Bolwing Green KY

Spirit Name
Hilltoppers

Mascot
Big Red
Stadium:
LT Smith / FBS Rank 124th
Capacity: 22,113
Surface: FieldTurf

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 0-12 David Elson @ WKU 9-27 / Winning Percentage 25.25 511-349-30 / Winning Percentage 59.10 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 33 Offense 17 Defense 15 S.T. 1 Offense 8 Defense 4 14,103 Decrease Rank 112
2010 2-10 Willie Taggart @ WKU 2-10 / Winning Percentage 16.16 513-359-30 / Winning Percentage 58.54 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 44 Offense 19 Defense 23 S.T. N2 Offense 9* Defense 9 14,577 Increase Rank 113
2011 7-5 Willie Taggart @ WKU 9-15 / Winning Percentage 37.50 520-364-30 / Winning Percentage 58.53 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 47 Offense 20 Defense 24 S.T. 3 Offense 7* Defense 8 16,637 Increase Rank 108
2012 7-6 Willie Taggart @ WKU 16-21 / Winning Percentage 43.24 527-370-30 / Winning Percentage 58.47 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 37 Total 48 Offense 23 Defense 23 S.T. 2 Offense 9* Defense 7 17,415 Increase Rank 104
2013 8-4 Bobby Petrino @ WKU 8-4 / Winning Percentage 66.67 535-374-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 35 Total 39 Offense 16 Defense 17 S.T. 6 Offense 7* Defense 7 18,334 Increase Rank 107
2014 8-5 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 8-5 / Winning Percentage 61.54 543-379-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 70 & Winning Percentage Rank 36 Total 46 Offense 21 Defense 21 S.T. 4 Offense 8* Defense 4 16,306 Decrease Rank 113
2015 12-2 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 20-7 / Winning Percentage 74.07 RK 13 555-381-30 / Winning Percentage 58.57 Total Win Rank 68 & Winning Percentage Rank 33 Total 53 Offense 23 Defense 27 S.T. 3 Offense 7* Defense 9 17,960 Increase Rank 110
2016 11-3 Jeff Brohm @ WKU 31-10 / Winning Percentage 75.61 RK 12 566-384-30 / Winning Percentage 59.29 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 31 Total 55 Offense 25 Defense 26 S T 4 Offense 8 Defense 4 17,705 Decrease Rank 110
2017 6-7 Mike Sanford @ WKU 6-7 / Winning Percentage 46.15 RK 85 572-391-30 / Winning Percentage 59.11 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total 52 Offense 21 Defense 27 S T 4 Offense 4* Defense 6 15,706 Decrease Rank 116
2018 3-9 Mike Sanford @ WKU 9-16 / Winning Percentage 46.15 RK 85 575-400-30 / Winning Percentage 58.71 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 53 Offense 23 Defense 26 ST 4 Offense 3 Defense 7 14,231 Decrease Rank 118
2019 0-0 Tyson Helton @ WKU 0-0 / Winning Percentage 00.00 RK NA 575-400-30 / Winning Percentage 58.71 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 50 Offense 26 Defense 21 ST 3 Offense 10* Defense 6 NA
2020 0-0 Tyson Helton
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2020)

Record 2020

Overall: W:4 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:6 T:0
Division: W:4 L:6 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-12 2020 Louisville
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
35 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Louisville 3-30 144 343 487 2 16 9
Western Kentucky 4-23 119 129 248 1 12 4
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-19 2020 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Liberty
LOSS
24 - 30
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 2-19 110 181 291 0 10 3
Liberty 8-89 354 133 487 0 14 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-03 2020 Middle Tennessee
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
17 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Middle Tennessee 6-47 102 217 319 0 16 7
Western Kentucky 5-55 138 188 326 1 17 7
Same Conference Oct-10 2020 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Marshall
LOSS
14 - 38
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 0-0 85 209 294 3 12 2
Marshall 5-40 181 162 343 0 14 6
Same Conference Oct-17 2020 UAB
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
37 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
UAB 10-82 217 141 358 2 14 7
Western Kentucky 4-42 88 162 250 4 12 1
FCS (FCS AQ's) Oct-24 2020 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Chattanooga
WIN
13 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 3-25 122 132 254 2 12 9
Chattanooga 4-34 135 90 225 0 15 5
BCS (FBS AQ's) Oct-31 2020 BYU
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
41 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
BYU 3-35 166 244 410 1 13 7
Western Kentucky 10-96 156 106 262 1 13 6
Same Conference Nov-07 2020 Florida Atlantic
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
10 - 6
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida Atlantic 2-25 165 108 273 1 13 5
Western Kentucky 6-50 94 163 257 0 17 7
Same Conference Nov-14 2020 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Southern Mississippi
WIN
10 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 3-25 121 183 304 0 16 6
Southern Mississippi 1-15 154 67 221 0 12 3
Same Conference Nov-21 2020 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Florida International
WIN
38 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 4-40 157 121 278 0 11 1
Florida International 2-15 116 147 263 2 21 7
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Dec-01 2020 UNC Charlotte
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
UNC Charlotte
Western Kentucky

Record 2020

Overall: W:4 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:6 T:0
Division: W:4 L:6 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Western Kentucky 41 - 375 Yards 1190 1574 2764 12 132 46
Opponents 44 - 412 Yards 1734 1652 3386 8 148 61
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
10 2764 276

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1574 157

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
10 1190 119

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
10 170 17

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 12 1.2

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
132 46 34.8%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
10 21 16 84 4 8 12 4 76% 57%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
10 3386 339

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1652 165

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1734 173

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
10 246 25

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 8 0.8

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
148 61 41.2%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
10 30 6 135 15 4 19 7 20% 63%