Latest Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football News

W. Kentucky, South Alabama to meet in New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 16:36 PM EST

Western Kentucky (8-5, Conference USA) vs South Alabama (10-2, Sun Belt), Dec. 21, 9 p.m. ET LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Western Kentucky: QB Austin Reed has thrown for 4,249 yards, second nationally, and 36 touchdowns while completing 64.5 percent...

Reed's 4TDs send W. Kentucky past Florida Atlantic in OT

Nov. 26, 2022 17:13 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Austin Reed threw three touchdowns and ran for another and Western Kentucky denied Florida Atlantic bowl eligibility beating the Owls 32-31 in overtime on Saturday. The Hilltoppers (8-5, 6-2 Conference USA) entered bowl eligible but missed a chance to play...

Auburn shuts down Western Kentucky in 2nd half, wins 41-17

Nov. 19, 2022 21:11 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tank Bigsby and Jarquez Hunter combined for 229 rushing yards and four total touchdowns as Auburn defeated Western Kentucky 41-17 on Saturday. After Western Kentucky generated 290 yards and 17 points in the first half, Auburn’s defense held the pass-happy...

Auburn hosts Western Kentucky in home finale

Nov. 17, 2022 12:18 PM EST

Western Kentucky (7-4) at Auburn (4-6), Saturday, 4 p.m. EST (SEC Network) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Auburn by 6 1/2 Series record: Auburn leads 2-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Auburn is trying to become bowl eligible and needs wins over...

Reed, Western Kentucky beat Rice 45-10. now bowl eligible

Nov. 12, 2022 19:16 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Austin Reed threw three touchdown passes — two to Jaylen Hall, who added a 46-yard punt return for a score — and ran a 1-yard TD to help Western Kentucky beat Rice 45-10 Saturday to become bowl eligible. Hall opened the scoring with a 25-yard...

Reed throws 6 TDs, Western Kentucky routs Charlotte 59-7

Nov. 05, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Austin Reed threw touchdown passes to five different receivers in the first half and quickly added a sixth after halftime to lead Western Kentucky to a 59-7 win over Charlotte on Saturday. There was never any doubt the Hilltoppers (6-4, 4-2 Conference USA)...