WESTERN KENTUCKY HILLTOPPERS NEWS

Western Kentucky fends off North Texas 102-94 in OT

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Taveion Hollingsworth tossed in 30 points and Darius Thompson scored nine of his 28 points in overtime to lift Western Kentucky to a 102-94 victory over North Texas on Thursday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
9 days ago

Western Kentucky keeps pace in C-USA, beats FAU 75-63

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Taveion Hollingsworth scored 20 points and Western Kentucky held onto a share of second place in the Conference USA standings with a 75-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Thursday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
16 days ago

WATCH: Western Kentucky punter unintentionally a comedic genius

On Friday night against Florida International, Western Kentucky punter Jake Collins engineered one of the most unintentionally funny plays we’ve seen in a long time.We’re not sure exactly what he was thinking, but Collins was either trying to buy time or execute a trick play on fourth down. Whatever the reason, plan of action did not work out the way he hoped. pic.twitter.com/HiD72iEmHf...
Via Sportsnaut
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Forrest Lamp Would be the Best Chargers Skill Position Player on the Offensive Line

If you had to put the rock in a big guy’s hands, who would you trust the most? Nine seconds left. Down by five. The ball is on the three-yard line. Due to some pretty wild circumstances, you must give the ball to one of your big uglies. Who gets the rock? Well, if I had to make this decision, I guess I would choose.......WHO DO YOU THINK?!?! The only reason you didn’t have for...
Via Bolts From The Blue
November 08, 2017

Western Kentucky football players indicted in frat house attack

Six Western Kentucky football players and one former player have been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged attack at a fraternity house back in March.Quinton A. Baker, 19; Xavier D. Lane, 20; Tyler Obee, 18; and Cecil C. Stallings, 20, are facing the most serious charges, which include complicity to wanton endangerment, complicity to assault and criminal trespass. The four...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Results: Chargers Pick Western Kentucky OG Forrest Lamp

And now Philip Rivers will have some time to throw the ball. With the 38th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and the sixth pick of the second round, the Los Angeles Chargers select offensive guard Forrest Lamp out of Western Kentucky. Lamp is an excellent football player and drafting him at 38 without having to trade up is a dream. The offensive line just got way, way better. This...
Via Bolts From The Blue
April 28, 2017

Forrest Lamp signs deal to endorse lamp manufacturer

Former Western Kentucky offensive lineman Forrest Lamp has already landed his first endorsement deal, and that is without being drafted by an NFL team.On Thursday, a company called Lamps Plus announced a new partnership with Lamp. You see where this is going, right? “The opportunity to partner with Lamps Plus before my rookie NFL season, especially with my last name, is the perfect...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

This NFL Draft prospect has amazing endorsement

Former Western Kentucky guard Forrest Lamp is expected to go in the first round on Thursday. He’s seen as an immediate starter and someone who will earn multiple trips to the Pro Bowl. Let’s just hops for the prospect’s sake that the team who selects him has this one retail outlet in its city. See, Lamp is one of the few prospects that actually has an endorsement deal in place before...
Via Sportsnaut
April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Forrest Lamp is lighting it up with endorsements already

Forrest Lamp might be a pretty good NFL guard. He’s definitely a marketing genius. The Western Kentucky offensive lineman, who could be a first-round pick tonight, has signed an endorsement deal with Los Angeles-based lighting retailer Lamps Plus. “The opportunity to partner with Lamps Plus before my rookie NFL season, especially with my last name,…
Via Pro Football Talk
April 27, 2017

Brock Huard’s NFL Draft preview: Western Kentucky OL Forrest Lamp

Each day, Brock Huard is profiling a different draft prospect that he considers an early-round possibility for the Seahawks. His draft previews continued with Western Kentucky’s Forrest Lamp. The audio is embedded above. • Position: OL • Height/weight: 6-4, 309 • Class: Sr. • Hometown: Venice, Fla. STATS scouting report: A four-year starter at Western Kentucky, Lamp developed into...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
April 25, 2017

Broncos Prospect Profile: Forrest Lamp, OG, Western Kentucky

  Throughout the offseason, we’ll be profiling players who may end up in Denver when all is said and done with the 2017 NFL Draft. The Broncos clearly have plenty of holes to fill before they get back to Super-Bowl form and we’ll be examining a long list of players they may choose to help the franchise do just that. Forrest Lamp is making many transitions this offseason. Not only...
Via BSN Denver
April 23, 2017

Film Review: Western Kentucky OL Forrest Lamp

“I love Lamp.” - Brick Tamland.Words were never truer than those uttered by that dim-witted weatherman from San Diego.  San Diego I think that translates to a whale’s va- never mind. Even though I could riff on the movie, The Anchorman for another 10,000 words I will change gears to talk about one of my favorite prospects in this year’s draft. Forrest Lamp.I must tell you a secret...
Via PhinManiacs
April 21, 2017

Offensive line prospects for the New York Jets to keep an eye on

The New York Jets will select with the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft, barring a trade. The Jets have holes all over their roster, on both sides of the ball. Due to the lack of talent on the roster, expect the Jets to select the best player available with each selection. The Jets offensive line is probably one of the better units on the roster, which is a sad thing to say considering...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Profile: OL Forrest Lamp

In this 2017 NFL Draft Profile, we analyze the strengths and weaknesses of Guard Forrest Lamp, out of Western Kentucky. Arguably one of the best interior lineman prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft, offensive guard Forrest Lamp out of Western Kentucky provides teams with tremendous speed, hands, and overall athleticism. Lamp was a starting guard for the Hilltoppers where […] 2017 NFL...
Via The Jet Press
April 13, 2017

Forrest Lamp visited with the Texans, per report

Would Forrest Lamp be a good fit for the Houston Texans? Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported that Western Kentucky offensive lineman Forrest Lamp visited with the Texans on Wednesday. Lamp is a talented player that played left tackle at Western Kentucky but is regarded as either a center or guard at the next […] Forrest Lamp visited with the Texans, per report - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
April 13, 2017

Watch NFL Prospect Forrest Lamp Belt Squat Close to 900 Pounds

Former Western Kentucky offensive lineman Forrest Lamp not only has the best name in the 2017 NFL Draft, the dude can throw some weight around. Standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 309 pounds, Lamp put up 34 reps on the Bench Press at the NFL Combine. As he continues to train ahead of the Draft, you can see how much power Lamp can generate from his lower body, too. In the video above...
Via Stack
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: Western Kentucky G Forrest Lamp

Forrest Lamp Guard | Western Kentucky | Redshirt Senior Height: 6-foot-4 | Weight: 309 pounds College Stats  2016: Lamp played and started 12 games at left tackle for Western Kentucky as a redshir...
Via Vikings.com
April 08, 2017

Prospect Profile: Western Kentucky G Forrest Lamp

Forrest Lamp Guard | Western Kentucky | Redshirt Senior Height: 6-foot-4 | Weight: 309 pounds College Stats  2016: Lamp played and started 12 games at left tackle for Western Kentucky as a redshir...
Via Vikings.com
April 08, 2017

Should the Broncos consider drafting Forrest Lamp to be their starting left tackle?

The measurables are not there, but he has the talent to be a starting left tackle in the NFL. The best offensive lineman prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft is Western Kentucky's, Forrest Lamp. He played tackle in college, but because of his size and arm length, many have pinned the talented lineman as the top guard in the 2017 NFL Draft, but could he also be the top tackle prospect...
Via Mile High Report
April 07, 2017

2017 NFL draft prospect countdown, No. 28: Forrest Lamp, OL, Western Kentucky

Via FOX Sports
March 27, 2017

5 players whose 2017 NFL Draft stock is rising

The 2017 NFL Combine has come and gone, but as it’s always been intended, the week-long event in Indianapolis helped many young prospects boost their draft stock with quality performances. And with Pro Days now being held around the county, even more prospects are helping their cause by showing NFL scouts they’re a cut above the rest.While much will change between now and the 2017...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Will Forrest Lamp Be Another Colts’ First-Round Offensive Line Pick?

In his latest mock draft, ESPN’s Todd McShay projects the Indianapolis Colts will select Western Kentucky guard Forrest Lamp with the No. 15-overall pick. What does Lamp bring to the table?
Via Colts.com
March 20, 2017

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Forrest Lamp, OG, Western Kentucky

Forrest Lamp - Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Position: GuardHeight: 6'4"Weight: 309Year: SeniorHometown: Venice, FLExperience: Jr. - 4 year starter   Measurables: 40yd dash: 5.00Broad jump: 111”Vertical: 27.5”3-cone: 7.5520yd. Shuttle: 4.62Bench Press: 34 reps   Career Notes: After coming out of high school as a two-star recruit and redshirting his first season in 2012...
Via Cheesehead TV
March 20, 2017

WKU football players accused of violent attack at frat house

A group of Western Kentucky football players are reportedly under investigation for their alleged role in an attack at a frat house on campus.Law enforcement sources told TMZ that at least four unnamed members of the team are accused of showing up to the Pike fraternity house wearing masks and violently attacking two men. A police report states that an alumni member of the fraternity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Biggest winners, losers from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

After a week of being poked and prodded, a week of lifting, running, jumping and being grilled, NFL hopefuls can finally put the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in their rear-view mirror.While the combine isn’t the end all, be all when it comes to evaluating talent, it does serve a valuable service. Interviews are critically important, and so is comporting oneself in a professional manner...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss
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