2010 WKU Hilltoppers football team

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2010 WKU Hilltoppers football
WKU Hilltoppers wordmark.png
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2010 record 2–10 (2–6 SBC)
Head coach Willie Taggart (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen (1st year)
Home stadium Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium
(Capacity: 22,113)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
FIU §   6 2         7 6  
Troy §   6 2         8 5  
Middle Tennessee   5 3         6 7  
Arkansas State   4 4         4 8  
Louisiana–Monroe   4 4         5 7  
Florida Atlantic   3 5         4 8  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 5         3 9  
North Texas   3 5         3 9  
WKU   2 6         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 WKU Hilltoppers football team represented Western Kentucky University (WKU) in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hilltoppers were led by 1st year head coach Willie Taggart and played their home games at Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium. They are members of the Sun Belt Conference.

The Hilltoppers would finish the season with a 2–10, 2–6 in Sun Belt play which placed them in last place. The 2 wins by the team marked the first and second victories as members of the Sun Belt.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 6:00 PM at #9 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 10–49   85,555[1]
September 11 6:30 PM at Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY CSS L 28–63   66,584[2]
September 18 4:00 PM Indiana* Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY BTN L 21–38   20,772[3]
September 25 6:00 PM at South Florida* Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL Big East Network L 12–24   40,206[4]
October 9 2:30 PM at Florida International FIU StadiumMiami, FL CST/CSS L 21–28   14,335
October 16 6:00 PM Louisiana-Monroe Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY L 30–35   15,142
October 23 4:00 PM at Louisiana-Lafayette Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 54–21   15,641
October 30 2:00 PM North Texas Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY L 6–33   14,373
November 6 3:30 PM Florida Atlantic Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY L 16–17   10,275
November 13 2:00 PM at Arkansas State ASU StadiumJonesboro, AR W 36–35 OT  11,826
November 20 3:15 PM Middle Tennessee Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY (100 Miles of Hate) L 26–27   12,322
November 27 2:30 PM at Troy Veterans Memorial StadiumTroy, AL L 14–28   16,004
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Kentucky Wildcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Indiana Hosiers vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. South Florida Bulls Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 27, 2010.