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 0-0 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 53 Offense 23 Defense 26 ST 4 Offense 3 Defense 7 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2018)

Record 2018

Overall: W:1 L:9 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:9 T:0
Division: W:1 L:9 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Aug-31 2018 Wisconsin
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
34 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Wisconsin 8-70 234 257 491 1 13 7
Western Kentucky 6-65 124 181 305 2 16 5
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-08 2018 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Maine
LOSS
28 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 4-38 42 347 389 1 16 3
Maine 6-40 142 182 324 1 18 5
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-15 2018 Louisville
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
20 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Louisville 5-40 204 88 292 1 11 2
Western Kentucky 8-69 168 260 428 1 17 9
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-22 2018 Ball State
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
20 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 10-118 120 285 405 0 13 6
Western Kentucky 11-102 194 252 446 0 15 9
Same Conference Sep-29 2018 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Marshall
LOSS
17 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 6-43 61 263 324 3 16 4
Marshall 6-70 113 288 401 4 15 4
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-13 2018 UNC Charlotte
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
40 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
UNC Charlotte 4-30 211 237 448 1 14 9
Western Kentucky 7-55 42 214 256 3 9 3
Same Conference Oct-20 2018 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Old Dominion
LOSS
34 - 37
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 10-66 207 257 464 0 14 7
Old Dominion 9-95 181 327 508 2 11 4
Same Conference Oct-27 2018 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Florida International
LOSS
17 - 38
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 4-34 168 144 312 1 15 7
Florida International 6-65 197 171 368 0 14 8
Same Conference Nov-03 2018 Middle Tennessee
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
29 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Middle Tennessee 3-34 246 228 474 0 17 5
Western Kentucky 7-80 109 270 379 2 17 4
Same Conference Nov-10 2018 Florida Atlantic
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
34 - 15
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida Atlantic 6-70 315 261 576 2 14 6
Western Kentucky 2-10 123 228 351 1 17 7
Same Conference Nov-17 2018 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
UTEP
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky
UTEP
Same Conference Nov-24 2018 Louisiana Tech
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Louisiana Tech
Western Kentucky

Record 2018

Overall: W:1 L:9 T:0
Conf: W:1 L:9 T:0
Division: W:1 L:9 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Western Kentucky 65 - 562 Yards 1238 2416 3654 14 152 58
Opponents 63 - 632 Yards 1963 2324 4287 12 140 56
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 3654 365

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 2416 242

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
10 1238 124

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
10 183 18

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 14 1.4

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
152 58 38.2%

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 12 8 42 3 3 6 2 67% 50%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
10 4287 429

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 2324 232

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
10 1963 196

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
10 303 30

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
10 12 1.2

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
140 56 40%

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 11 11 51 3 3 6 5 100% 55%