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
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2016)

Record 2016

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:11 L:3 T:0
Division: W:11 L:3 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Sep-01 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Rice
WIN
46 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 8-74 552 97 649 0 10 3
Rice 10-62 186 105 291 2 14 7
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-10 2016 Alabama
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
38 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Alabama 12-84 124 351 475 1 18 9
Western Kentucky 2-16 23 216 239 2 16 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-17 2016 Miami OH
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
24 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Miami OH 11-87 85 339 424 1 17 5
Western Kentucky 9-126 136 268 404 3 11 1
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-24 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Vanderbilt
LOSS
30 - 31
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 11-88 205 291 496 3 12 3
Vanderbilt 5-51 110 279 389 1 16 8
FCS (FCS AQ's) Oct-01 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Houston Baptist
WIN
50 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 3-35 252 283 535 0 8 4
Houston Baptist 5-28 86 138 224 1 22 9
Same Conference Oct-08 2016 Louisiana Tech
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
55 - 52
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Louisiana Tech 5-64 107 454 561 0 13 7
Western Kentucky 5-58 87 340 427 2 14 8
Same Conference Oct-15 2016 Middle Tennessee
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
43 - 44
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Middle Tennessee 4-30 171 434 605 1 16 9
Western Kentucky 7-64 130 391 521 1 13 6
Same Conference Oct-22 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Old Dominion
WIN
59 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 7-81 246 378 624 1 12 8
Old Dominion 7-61 67 263 330 1 13 2
Same Conference Oct-29 2016 Florida Atlantic
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
3 - 52
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida Atlantic 1 125 77 202 2 13 1
Western Kentucky 8 268 393 661 4 16 10
Same Conference Nov-05 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Florida International
WIN
49 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 3-15 225 284 509 2 12 8
Florida International 4-30 101 210 311 3 13 4
Same Conference Nov-12 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
North Texas
WIN
45 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 9-55 214 329 543 0 13 7
North Texas 8-66 117 117 234 2 14 3
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-26 2016 Marshall
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
6 - 60
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Marshall 11-90 87 143 230 2 19 8
Western Kentucky 6-80 229 233 462 0 9 3
Same Conference Dec-03 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Louisiana Tech
WIN
58 - 44
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 7-75 235 421 656 3 11 6
Louisiana Tech 8-64 5 502 507 1 14 5
BYE WEEK!
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Dec-20 2016 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Memphis
WIN
51 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 8-84 262 336 598 1 10 4
Memphis 5-53 73 418 491 3 14 4

Record 2016

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:11 L:3 T:0
Division: W:11 L:3 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Western Kentucky 92 - 932 Yards 3064 4260 7324 22 167 76
Opponents 102 - 831 Yards 1444 3830 5274 21 216 81
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
14 7324 523

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 4260 304

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
14 3064 219

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
14 637 46

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 22 1.57

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
167 76 45.5%

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
14 73 63 330 28 19 47 16 86% 64%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
14 5274 377

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3830 274

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 1444 103

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
14 344 25

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 21 1.5

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
216 81 37.5%

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
14 47 40 201 14 13 27 13 85% 57%