2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule & Analysis

2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule & Analysis

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2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule & Analysis

2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule & Analysis


Breaking down and analyzing the 2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers football schedule


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2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule Realistic Best Case Scenario

The Hilltoppers come out roaring with an easy win over Eastern Kentucky before shocking Illinois in Champaign. And then comes the Conference USA statement with a win over Louisiana Tech. Beating Ball State, UTEP and Charlotte isn’t a problem, but with three road games in the next four games, WKU loses two of them against Old Dominion, Vanderbilt and Marshall. But it bounces back with wins over Middle Tennessee and FIU to get back to the C-USA title game.

2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule Realistic Worst Case Scenario

After losing at Illinois early and in a home shootout against Louisiana Tech, a 1-2 start looks ugly. The Hilltoppers rally back for nice base of wins, but a loss to Old Dominion on the road and later a road loss to Marshall ruins any hopes of going to the Conference USA title game. There’s still a bowl game on the horizon, but a loss at FIU to close out the regular season is annoying.

2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Football Schedule

Sept. 2 Eastern Kentucky

Sept. 9 at Illinois

Sept. 16 Louisiana Tech

Sept. 23 Ball State

Sept. 30 OPEN DATE

Oct. 7 at UTEP

Oct. 14 Charlotte

Oct. 21 at Old Dominion

Oct. 28 Florida Atlantic

Nov. 4 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 11 at Marshall

Nov. 18 Middle Tennessee

Nov. 25 at FIU

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