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2019 Schedule
1-2, 1st in C-USA - East
Dames's one-handed grab leads to 80-yard pick-6 (0:45)

Western Kentucky stops FIU short, 20-14

Gaej Walker ran for a touchdown, Steven Duncan passed for another and the Western Kentucky defense made a big goal-line stand as the Hilltoppers defeated Florida International 20-14 in a Conference USA opener on Saturday.


Blackman helps C. Arkansas rally to 35-28 win over WKU

Carlos Blackman threw his only pass of the night, an 80-yard scoring strike to Lujuan Winningham, and followed it with a 1-yard rushing score as Central Arkansas rallied to score three fourth-quarter touchdowns to knock off Western Kentucky 35-28 in...

WKU's Walker takes off for 68-yd TD (0:46)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Sources: Junior Adams, most recently offensive coordinator at Western Kentucky, is expected to join Washington as wide receivers coach. Football Scoop first reported the expected hire. Adams replaces Matt Lubick, who left for a job outside of coaching. Adams worked for Washington coach Chris Petersen at Boise State.

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Western Kentucky hires Helton as coach

Western Kentucky knew who it wanted as the Hilltoppers' next football coach, and Tyson Helton was eager to rejoin the program he knows so very well.

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Vols' Helton leader for new WKU coach - sources

Mike Sanford was fired Sunday two seasons after leaving his role as Notre Dame's offensive coordinator. Tennessee OC Tyson Helton has emerged as the front-runner to replace him, sources said.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Sources: Western Kentucky has fired coach Mike Sanford after just two seasons and a 9-16 record. SB Nation first reported the decision. There had been talk in recent weeks of a change, but Sanford appeared safe after winning his last two games to finish 3-9. Sanford took over from Jeff Brohm, who led Western Kentucky on a record run over three years.

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Bottom 10 rivalry week needs trophies, too!

All the best rivalries have cool nicknames and trophies, so we made up some for the Bottom 10 -- except USC. USC doesn't have any trophies.

Chronicling Old Dominion's wild win over Western Kentucky (4:37)
Old Dominion wins on FG (0:58)
Charlotte's LeMay breaks through for 35-yard TD (0:29)
WKU gains late 4th-quarter lead (0:30)
Duncan finds Deane again for 6 (0:20)
Ball State back on top with 6-yard TD (0:29)
WKU QB fools defense with triple-option TD toss (0:25)
Ball State on the board with rush TD (0:34)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards263.347th
Rushing Yards108.3113th
Points For23.0Tied-98th
Points Against29.0