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 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 or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. 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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