WKU FOOTBALL | Brandon Doughty named Player of the Year by American Sports Network

12/03/2015 05:57 PM

Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty has pulled in his first annual award of the season. The graduate senior is the inaugural recipient of the American Sports Network FBS Player of the Year Award.

This makes five awards this week for the Western signal caller. He was named a finalist for the Manning Award, the AutoNation Offensive Player of the Week, the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week and a Manning Star of the Week.

The accolades are rolling in as Doughty continues to improve upon his record setting career on the Hill. Doughty is now the all-time leader in passing yards and completions at WKU. Doughty also leads the FBS this season in completion percentage (72.5) and touchdowns (42), and is in the top five in passing yards.

Doughty and the Hilltoppers will host Southern Miss this Saturday in the C-USA Championship game at L.T. Smith Stadium.

Garrett Moore

Garrett joined cn|2 as Sports Producer in July 2015. Garrett is a Kentucky native who has been enveloped by Kentucky sports culture his entire life. He is excited to contribute to the cn|2 team by covering sports in the state he loves. Outside the office, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and being a sports spectator at every level.

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