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 9-4 Tyson Helton @ WKU 9-4 / Winning Percentage 69.23 RK 19 584-404-30 / Winning Percentage 58.84 Total Win Rank 67 & Winning Percentage Rank 34 Total 50 Offense 26 Defense 21 ST 3 Offense 10* Defense 6 15,191 Increase Rank 121
2020 5-7 Tyson Helton @ WKU 14-11 / Winning Percentage 56.00 RK 49 589-411-30 / Winning Percentage 58.64 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total 43 Offense 20 Defense 21 ST 2 Offense 7 Defense 9 Covid-19
2021 0-0 Tyson Helton @ WKU 14-11 / Winning Percentage 56.00 RK 49 589-411-30 / Winning Percentage 58.64 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 32 Total Offense Defense ST Offense 6* Defense 4 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:4 T:0
Division: W:7 L:4 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-02 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Tennessee Martin
WIN
59 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 8-69 109 478 587 1 6 4
Tennessee Martin 9-79 201 195 396 2 19 10
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-11 2021 Army
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
38 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Army 5-40 339 77 416 1 13 9
Western Kentucky 5-20 42 435 477 1 10 7
BYE WEEK!
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-25 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Indiana
LOSS
31 - 33
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 9-59 93 365 458 0 10 4
Indiana 4-20 134 373 507 0 18 11
BCS (FBS AQ's) Oct-02 2021 Michigan State
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
LOSS
48 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan State 6-60 192 327 519 0 11 5
Western Kentucky 8-75 68 488 556 1 16 6
Same Conference Oct-09 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Texas San Antonio
LOSS
46 - 52
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 8-77 147 523 670 2 16 9
Texas San Antonio 3-25 192 372 564 2 11 4
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Old Dominion
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
20 - 43
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Old Dominion 13-118 119 327 446 3 16 6
Western Kentucky 4-32 117 397 514 1 14 3
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 Florida International
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
19 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida International 3-20 28 262 290 0 15 5
Western Kentucky 9-67 162 368 530 1 12 4
Same Conference Oct-30 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
UNC Charlotte
WIN
45 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 7-54 76 393 469 2 8 5
UNC Charlotte 10-88 201 118 319 2 15 5
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Middle Tennessee
WIN
48 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 4-15 71 281 352 0 16 7
Middle Tennessee 6-56 123 226 349 7 17 7
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 Rice
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
WIN
21 - 42
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Rice 8-80 124 380 504 5 16 7
Western Kentucky 7-75 92 495 587 4 10 4
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 Western Kentucky
 -VS- 
Florida Atlantic
WIN
52 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Kentucky 13-116 100 508 608 3 10 6
Florida Atlantic 15-139 25 276 301 3 16 6
Same Conference Nov-27 2021 Marshall
 -VS- 
Western Kentucky
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Marshall
Western Kentucky

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:4 T:0
Division: W:7 L:4 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Western Kentucky 82 - 659 Yards 1077 4731 5808 16 128 59
Opponents 82 - 725 Yards 1678 2933 4611 25 167 75
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
11 5808 528

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 4731 430

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
11 1077 98

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
11 466 42

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
11 16 1.45

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
128 59 46.1%

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
11 13 13 72 3 8 11 2 100% 85%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
11 4611 419

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 2933 267

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 1678 153

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
11 303 28

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
11 25 2.27

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
167 75 44.9%

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
11 14 12 60 8 0 8 4 86% 57%

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