Western Kentucky Rumors & News

  • Former WKU TE Tyler Higbee arrested, charged with assault, fleeing/evading police, alcohol intoxication

    Bowling Green Daily News "Former Western Kentucky tight end Tyler Higbee was arrested Sunday morning and charged with second-degree assault, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree fleeing or evading police. Higbee, 23, was booked at Warren County Regional Jail at 2:41 a.m. Sunday. He was being held on..." April 10

  • Source: Western Kentucky hires ex-Houston coach Levine as assistant

    Fox Sports - College Football "Former Houston head coach Tony Levine will join the Western Kentucky staff as an offensive assistant and special teams coordinator, a source told FOX Sports Monday. The 43-year-old Levine spent three seasons as the head coach at Houston and went 21-17. The former University of Minnesota wide..." February 08

  • Report: WKU, Brohm agree to contract extension

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Western Kentucky officials and football coach Jeff Brohm have reportedly agreed to a contract extension running through 2019 that will bump the Louisville native's base pay significantly. According to the Bowling Green Daily News, pending Board of Regents approval Brohm's salary will increase..." February 04

  • WKU star RB Leon Allen, one of the top rushers in 2014, out for season

    CBS Sports "Western Kentucky opened the conference season with a win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night, but they suffered a big loss when star running back Leon Allen went down with a gruesome knee injury. On Friday, the Hilltoppers confirmed the worst and announced that Allen would miss the season due..." September 12

  • WKU LB Der’Quione Mobley arrested for trafficking weed

    College Football Talk "For the first time since the 2015 season started, it’s time to hit the reset button on the “Days Without An Arrest” ticker. According to the Bowling Green Daily News, Western Kentucky’s Der’Quione Mobley was arrested Monday night on a charge of trafficking of a controlled substance within 1,000..." September 09

  • WKU running back Wales out indefinitely, will miss Vanderbilt game

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky redshirt junior running back Anthony "Ace" Wales is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury, coach Jeff Brohm confirmed Monday. Just three days from the season opener at Vanderbilt, the Hilltoppers continue to prepare without their speedy counterpart to senior starting..." September 01

  • WKU quarterback Ryan arrested Saturday

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky quarterback Reese Ryan was arrested by WKU Police on Saturday night and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and displaying or possession of a canceled or fictitious license. Ryan, a true freshman preferred walk-on from Lexington, was booked at Warren County..." August 25

  • WKU likely landing spot for transferring Vol A.J. Branisel

    College Football Talk "A handful of days after it was confirmed that he would be transferring from Tennessee and continuing his playing career elsewhere, it appears A.J. Branisel may very well have already found a new football home. Knoxville radio host Jimmy Hyams tweeted earlier today that Branisel will be visiting..." August 14

  • WKU’s frosh All-American lineman facing drunk-driving charge

    College Football Talk "The latest reset of the “Days Without An Arrest” ticker comes courtesy of an incident that actually happened exactly one month ago today. The Bowling Green Daily News has reported that Western Kentucky’s Brandon Ray was charged July 9 with careless driving and an aggravated count of..." August 10

  • WKU's Allen charged in second incident in less than 2 months

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky rising senior running back Leon Allen, Conference USA's third-leading rusher last season, is due to appear in Warren District Court at 8 a.m. Thursday after he was arrested Sunday and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. The incident is Allen's second offense in..." May 19

  • WKU running back Allen arrested, charged with public intoxication

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky rising senior running back Leon Allen was arrested Sunday and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Allen was booked at Warren County Jail at 4:40 a.m. and released at 11:10 a.m." May 11

  • Former South Florida QB Mike White says he's going to Western Kentucky

    Yahoo! Sports "Former South Florida quarterback Mike White has found a new place to play — Western Kentucky. White, who was granted his release from USF on March 31, announced his decision on Twitter. White will have to sit out a season, but would still have two years of eligibility remaining. That’s..." April 14

  • WKU football's Sayner arrested

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky football player Evan Sayner was arrested Friday night and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, displaying or possession of a canceled or fictitious license, and being a person age 18-20 possessing/purchasing/attempting to purchase/having another purchase alcohol." March 04

  • Tops WKU QBs Jones, McLeod leave program

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky is down to three returning quarterbacks for the 2015 season. One of those three is sixth-year senior starter Brandon Doughty, but the position’s numbers have dwindled after Wednesday’s news that two QBs left the program. Rising senior Troy Jones is still enrolled at WKU, but..." January 30

  • Western Kentucky QB Brandon Doughty granted 6th year of eligibility

    SI - College Football "Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty has been granted a sixth year of eligibility, the school announced on Wednesday. Doughty, who leads the nation in total passing yards (4,344) and touchdowns (44), appeared in only four games between 2011 and 2012. "My time at WKU has been very..." December 11

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Alabama QB to transfer to WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "Quarterback Parker McLeod is transferring from Alabama to Western Kentucky and plans to join the team at the start of fall camp, the Daily News confirmed Thursday. McLeod is a 6-foot-3-inch, 195-pounder who graduated from Walton (Ga.) High in 2012 and enrolled early at Alabama in 2013. He did..." July 18

  • Sun Belt isn't looking to expand, sticks with 11 teams

    Sun Belt Sports "The Sun Belt Conference concluded its annual Spring Meeting on Wednesday with a number of important topics being discussed and several key developments taking place. Sun Belt Conference Membership Discussion The Sun Belt Conference has suspended any further discussion or consideration to add..." May 22

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