Following a historic win and defensive effort against Navy in a 19-7 win on Saturday, the Hilltoppers have a quick turnaround before facing ULM on Thursday night in Monroe. The Hilltoppers and Warhawks kickoff Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. CT in Monroe, La. The game will be televised nationally by ESPNU. It is the 21st consecutive game that will be broadcast in some capacity. Every game in 2013 has been broadcast on some type of ESPN platform.
VIDEO: WKU Strength Coaches Joe Miday and Scott Wilks Pregame vs. Navy http://bit.ly/1hbwkWj
VIDEO: Head Coach Bobby Petrino Press Conference after the Navy Game http://bit.ly/1bhkGZb
GAME NOTES: http://bit.ly/15czOrS
ANDREWS UP FOR ESPN ALL-AMERICA PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Senior running back Antonio Andrews is one of four candidates for this week's ESPN All-America Player of the Week award. Fans can vote for Andrews online at http://espnallamerica.com/.
ANDREWS NAMED TO PAUL HORNUNG AWARD WEEKLY HONOR ROLL: Senior running back and return specialist Antonio Andrews has been selected to the Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll for the second consecutive week. Andrews was one of two selections to the Weekly Honor Roll following this weekend's games. He was joined on the list by Arizona State's Marion Grice. Andrews was selected as one of four finalists for the 2012 Paul Hornung Award.
VOTE ANDREWS FOR PAUL HORNUNG AWARD: Fans are invited to cast their vote for the nation's most versatile player as often as once daily at www.votepaulhornung.com. The Paul Hornung Award and online voting for the award both are presented by Texas Roadhouse. This year's winner and his family will be honored January 28, 2014, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville. Fans can vote for players who were on the preseason watch list, including Andrews, and players who have been named to the Weekly Honor Roll selection.
Results of the fans' selection will count for one vote, adding to the votes cast by the 16-member Selection Committee.
THREE PICK UP CFPA HONORS: Three WKU players picked up honorable mention honors from the College Football Performance Awards on Monday morning. Antonio Andrews was named to the honorable mention list for the week as an All-Purpose while Xavius Boyd was named to the honorable mention list for linebackers. Jonathan Dowling made the list as an honorable mention selection at defensive back.
VOTE DOUGHTY FOR DAVEY O'BRIEN AWARD: Fans are invited to cast their vote for the nation's best college quarterback as often as once daily at www.VoteOBrien.org. Among those fans can vote for is WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty. Doughty completed over 80 percent of his passes in Saturday's win over Navy to become just the seventh player in program history to attempt ten passes in a game or more and complete at least 80 percent of the attempts.
The 2013 season marks the seventh year fans have participated in the voting. The Fan Vote counts as five percent during each round of the voting process and is combined with the results from the Davey O'Brien National Selection Committee, which is comprised of journalists, broadcasters, commentators and former winners. Fan Vote totals are cleared after each voting round.
SINGLE-GAME TICKETS, PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR REMAINDER OF SCHEDULE: Single-game tickets for the remainder of the 2013 season are on sale now through WKUSports.com, by visiting the WKU Ticket Office in E.A. Diddle Arena or by calling 1-800-5 BIG RED. The remaining 2013 home schedule includes games with Navy, Louisiana-Lafayette, Troy and Arkansas State. The Hilltopper 2 Pack is also available, featuring a two-game flex pack for $40 that includes a certificate for $10 in free concessions.
Ticket windows will open at 10:00 a.m. CT on Saturday at the stadium for single-game sales.
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Upcoming WKU Football Calendar of Events Tues. Oct. 1 - Bobby Petrino Radio Show at Bowling Green Country Club (7:00 p.m. CT) Thurs. Oct. 3 - WKU at ULM in Monroe, La. (Kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPNU)