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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

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

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

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

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

Top five takeaways from Friday at the 2017 NFL Combine

Running backs, offensive linemen and special teams players hit the field Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium to get the on-field work at the 2017 NFL Combine kicked off.For the most part, the excitement factor was minimal until the running backs got their turn to shine. But one offensive lineman you may not have heard of is really starting to make some noise.Though the drills at the combine...
Via Sportsnaut
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Boca Raton Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main events around New Year's.A Memphis team on the rise against the high...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky football team wipes out running out of tunnel

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers faced an arduous challenge before their first game of the 2016 season: getting out of the tunnel. When one of their players tripped trying to make his way onto the field, a few other big guys did their best to run around him, but it didn’t work out. This was the result. Brady did a jersey swap with Odell Beckham tonight. “Supposed to do it last year...
Via The Sports Daily
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Western Kentucky football unveils new uniforms

As promised, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers unveiled brand new uniforms for the 2016 college football season during Saturday’s fan day event. Western Kentucky’s new uniforms include a variety of combinations, but each look has a special design that is a tribute to the history, tradition and respect that the Hilltoppers try to instill in their program. The jerseys show deep ties...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky to unveil new uniforms Saturday

If you are a uniform junkie, you are going to want to pay close attention this weekend. That is because the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are set to unveil new threads for the upcoming college football season at this Saturday’s fan fest. The uniforms will be unveiled at some point during the festivities which will be held at Diddle Arena from 2-4 p.m. local time. In addition to seeing...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky QB Nelson Fishback out 4-6 months

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers had a historic 2015 season as they went 12-2, won the Conference USA championship and won their second straight bowl game. They did that with quarterback Brandon Doughty at the helm, but it looks like his successor, Nelson Fishback, might not be with the team this year. Doughty graduated and left for the NFL following the 2015 season and Fishback...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky basketball head coach resigns, three players suspended

A major shakeup has occurred with the Western Kentucky Basketball program, as Yahoo’s Pat Forde is reporting that three players have been suspended and head coach, Ray Harper, has resigned from his position. Mushroom cloud at WKU: three players suspended following university disciplinary hearing and coach Ray Harper resigned. — Pat Forde (@YahooForde) March 17, 2016 In a statement...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

European SG not joining Western Kentucky

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers lost four of their top five scorers from last season over the summer. The team is in dire straits for scorers this season as they currently only return Chris Harrison-Docks from the 2014-15 season. The team planned on European shooting guard Kristaps Gluditis being one of those players for this season. According to College Basketball Talk, Gluditis...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky All-American OL facing DUI charge

Things just got really bad for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football team. Nothing is set in stone just yet, but if I know the NCAA and college football programs like I do, they could be without an All-American offensive lineman for the 2015 season. According to College Football Talk, redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Brandon Ray was charged with careless driving and first...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Regardless of the score, Central Michigan still won

Central Michigan came up just short against Western Kentucky in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl--but we all know it doesn't really matter. The post F*ck The Scoreboard: You Won, Central Michigan appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Western Kentucky LB Terran Williams Brings Central Michigan QB Cooper Rush Some Harsh 'Holiday Cheer'

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Some people want like electronics, cash, chocolate, and gift cards. Some people don't like fruitcake, underwear and socks (unless you're over 40; at that age they are a practical and appreciated gift), that thing your mom swears you always wanted but you never actually did, and a massive blow from a linebacker on the opposing team.Like what Western...
Via FatManWriting
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bahamas Bowl ends on insane Hail Mary play

Hardly anyone was in attendance on Wednesday at the Bahamas Bowl to witness what will easily go down as one of the best bowl games of the season. Central Michigan came within one point of a shocking victory over Western Kentucky after the Chippewas nearly erased a 38-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Their final touchdown came on one of the most insane plays you will ever see...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Strength Coaches break paddles over each other to psych up team

Before the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers took on the Navy Midshipmen, WKU strength coaches Joe Miday and Scott Wilks broke paddles over each other to psych up the team.  The funniest part is that it looks like only a handful of players saw them break the paddles over each other and the team was already pretty riled up before they did it.  The Hilltoppers went on to beat the Midshipmen...
Via Diehardsport
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky's Petrino prepares for Kentucky

Bobby Petrino hasn't had a week like this in almost 20 months. He last prepared to coach a game in January 2012 at Arkansas and the Razorbacks defeated Kansas State 29-16 in the Cotton Bowl. Four months later, the school dismissed Petrino for misleading officials about a motorcycle accident involving his mistress. Petrino has found a reprieve at Western Kentucky and is back game...
Via FOX Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky begins new era with Bobby Petrino

Bobby Petrino has had success as a coach and expects to win in his first season at Western Kentucky. Coming off their first bowl game, Hilltoppers players are just as eager to get to the next level with a coach very familiar with the postseason. Petrino, 75-26 in eight seasons with a 4-3 bowl record, is back on the sideline after a one-year absence following his dismissal by Arkansas...
Via FOX Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Doughty working to become Hilltoppers' starting QB

Brandon Doughty doesn't wonder what might have been because of a knee injury two years ago, the Western Kentucky junior is too busy working to become the Hilltoppers' starting quarterback. In fact, Doughty believes things are happening as they're supposed to as he embarks on a new phase with new coach Bobby Petrino while learning a new spread offense. Doughty's coming off a strong...
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers unveil new uniforms

These new jerseys for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are actually pretty sweet.  My favorite part is the university seal in the number, they are the only team in the country that has something that unique.  The font of the numbers and writing is a great choice, and so is the decision to go to the chrome helmet full time.  It looks like the Hilltoppers have three different uniform...
Via Diehardsport
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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