News and notes from Western Kentucky's 35-19 victory over visiting Florida Atlantic

News and notes from Western Kentucky's 35-19 victory over visiting Florida Atlantic

Western Kentucky used a balanced offensive attack to outpace Florida Atlantic 35-19 in front of 18,421 at Houchens-Smith Stadium on Saturday afternoon.  The Hilltoppers improve to 8-2 overall and 6-0 in Conference USA.

Here's a few items of note from the win:

  • The Hilltoppers have now won eight straight at home, which is the longest streak since winning 10 between the years of 2003-05.
  • WKU is now 9-1 at home under Jeff Brohm.
  • WKU has posted a 10-1 record in the month of November over the last three seasons.
  • Brandon Doughty moved into the Top 25 in FBS history in career passing touchdowns with 97 and Top 40 in career passing yards with 11,383.
  • WKU has scored an average of 48.3 points per game against Conference USA opponents this season.
  • Taywan Taylor caught his 12th and 13th touchdowns of the season, setting the WKU single-season record for touchdown receptions in a season. He also became just the second player in WKU history to have 1,000 receiving yards in a season, pushing his tally to 1,044.

Check out more notes in the photo gallery:

GALLERY: WKU 35 FAU 19


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