NCAA Football

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (9-5)


Sat. 11/19 Sat. 11/26 Wed. 12/21
@ Auburn
L 17-41
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@ FlaAtl
W 32-31
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@ USA
W 44-23
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Record-setting Reed lifts Western Kentucky past S. Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Prolific Western Kentucky quarterback Austin Reed has a knack for finishing a season with a flourish.

Reed passed for four touchdowns and a New Orleans Bowl-record 497 yards, leading Western Kentucky to a 44-23 victory over South Alabama on Wednesday night.

"He played his most complete game tonight," WKU coach Tyson Helton said. "Elite players, when they're put on a platform . they show up."

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Leaders
Passing Yards: A. Reed4744
Passing TDs: A. Reed40
Rushing Yards: D. Ervin-Poindexter525
Rushing TDs: A. Reed8
Receiving Yards: M. Corley1293
Receiving TDs: M. Corley11
Interceptions: K. Oliver4
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/27 vs. Austin Peay W 38 - 27
9/4 at Hawaii W 49 - 17
9/17 at Indiana L 30 - 33
9/24 vs. FIU W 73 - 0
10/1 vs. Troy L 27 - 34
10/8 at UTSA L 28 - 31
10/15 at Middle Tennessee W 35 - 17
10/21 vs. UAB W 20 - 17
10/29 vs. North Texas L 13 - 40
11/5 at Charlotte W 59 - 7
11/12 vs. Rice W 45 - 10
11/19 at Auburn L 17 - 41
11/26 at Florida Atlantic W 32 - 31
12/21 at South Alabama W 44 - 23
Conference USA
  Conference Overall
25 Texas-San Antonio 8-0 11-3
North Texas 6-2 7-7
Western Kentucky 6-2 9-5
Middle Tennessee 4-4 8-5
UAB 4-4 7-6
Florida Atlantic 4-4 5-7
Rice 3-5 5-8
UTEP 3-5 5-7
Florida International 2-6 4-8
Charlotte 2-6 3-9
Louisiana Tech 2-6 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 6960 (3)
Passing Yards: 4929 (1)
Rushing Yards: 2031 (61)
Points per game: 36.4 (15)
Yards per game: 497.1 (7)
Touchdowns: 58 (21)
Field Goals: 18 (41)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5375 (111)
Passing Yards: 3305 (110)
Rushing Yards: 2070 (87)
Points per game: 23.4 (46)
Yards per game: 383.9 (75)
Touchdowns: 38 (64)
Field Goals: 19 (128)