Latest Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football News

New South Carolina coach Beamer hires coordinators

Jan. 10, 2021 5:07 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's new football coach Shane Beamer has hired NFL assistant Marcus Satterfield as offensive coordinator and Western Kentucky's Clayton White as defensive coordinator. Beamer also named Luke Day of Marshall as the Gamecocks strength and conditioning coach. South...

Brown, Georgia State top WKU 39-21 in LendingTree Bowl

Dec. 26, 2020 8:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Georgia State’s second trip to Mobile this season was even more successful than its first. The Panthers scored touchdowns on four consecutive first-half possessions Saturday in the LendingTree Bowl in a 39-21 victory over Western Kentucky at at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Georgia...

Georgia State quarterback Cornelious Brown IV throws in the first half during an NCAA football game, against Appalachian State Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Boone, N.C. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Georgia State, Western Kentucky bound for Lending Tree Bowl

Dec. 20, 2020 3:51 PM EST

Georgia State (5-4, Sun Belt Conference) vs. Western Kentucky (5-6, Conference USA), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Mobile, Alabama TOP PLAYERS Georgia State: Redshirt freshman QB Cornelious Brown IV is second in the Sun Belt in passing (227.3 yards per game) and total offense (256.3 ypg). Has passed for 14...

Charlotte quarterback Chris Reynolds, right, scrambles out of the pocket looking to pass as he is chased by Western Kentucky linebacker Kyle Bailey, left, during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

Western Kentucky tops Charlotte 37-19 in rare Sunday contest

Dec. 6, 2020 3:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyrrell Pigrome had 218 yards passing with a touchdown and 60 yards rushing, Brayden Narveson made two field goals over 45 yards and the Hilltoppers beat Charlotte 37-19 in a rare Sunday contest. Western Kentucky scored the first 17 points of the game in some unconventional ways....