2010 WKU Hilltoppers football team
|2010 WKU Hilltoppers football|
|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
|2010 Sun Belt football standings|
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.
|September 4||6:00 p.m.||at No. 9 Nebraska*||Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE||L 10–49||85,555|
|September 11||6:30 p.m.||at Kentucky*||Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY||CSS||L 28–63||66,584|
|September 18||4:00 p.m.||Indiana*||Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY||BTN||L 21–38||20,772|
|September 25||6:00 p.m.||at South Florida*||Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, FL||Big East Network||L 12–24||40,206|
|October 9||2:30 p.m.||at Florida International||FIU Stadium • Miami, FL||CST/CSS||L 21–28||14,335|
|October 16||6:00 p.m.||Louisiana-Monroe||Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY||L 30–35||15,142|
|October 23||4:00 p.m.||at Louisiana-Lafayette||Cajun Field • Lafayette, LA||W 54–21||15,641|
|October 30||2:00 p.m.||North Texas||Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY||L 6–33||14,373|
|November 6||3:30 p.m.||Florida Atlantic||Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY||L 16–17||10,275|
|November 13||2:00 p.m.||at Arkansas State||ASU Stadium • Jonesboro, AR||W 36–35 OT||11,826|
|November 20||3:15 p.m.||Middle Tennessee||Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith Stadium • Bowling Green, KY (100 Miles of Hate)||L 26–27||12,322|
|November 27||2:30 p.m.||at Troy||Veterans Memorial Stadium • Troy, AL||L 14–28||16,004|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.|
- "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 5, 2010.
- "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Kentucky Wildcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 11, 2010.
- "Indiana Hosiers vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 19, 2010.
- "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. South Florida Bulls Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 27, 2010.