The Hilltoppers don't care that Vandy is in the SEC

09/01/2015 07:30 AM

Western Kentucky University is a short three days away from their season opener at Vanderbilt. The Hilltoppers are fully aware that the Commodores belong to the powerhouse SEC, but their opponent’s conference does not change the way WKU is preparing. The Toppers take confidence in their coach, their improved defense, and a high powered offense led by Quarterback Brandon Doughty.

WKU is technically an underdog and are definitely not taking their opponent lightly. They are fully aware that Vandy is out for redemption after a disappointing season last year, and the Toppers know they will have to execute on the field to bring home the W.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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