WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Ready to Go After BYE Week

10/03/2017 09:19 AM

The WKU football team is ready to face an opponent once again after not playing last weekend due to its OPEN date on the calendar.

The Hilltoppers (2-2, 0-1) will face UTEP (0-5, 0-1) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET in El Paso, Tx.

Western Kentucky head coach Mike Sanford held his weekly press conference on Monday and talked about what he hopes to see from his team this Saturday:

Saturday’s match-up will be the second time the two programs have ever met on the football field. During the first meeting back in 2014, the Hilltoppers scored the game’s final 21 points en route to a 35-27 victory.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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