WKU Hilltoppers http://wkyufm.org en Brohm Picks Former UAB Colleague To Lead Hilltopper Offense http://wkyufm.org/post/brohm-picks-former-uab-colleague-lead-hilltopper-offense <p>WKU has a new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.&nbsp; Head coach Jeff Brohm has selected Cincinnati’s Tyson Helton to fill the role that Brohm himself held last season.&nbsp; Helton spent one year as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach at Cincinnati.&nbsp; The Bearcats had a 9-4 season and appeared in the Belk Bowl against North Carolina.<br /><br />Helton has 13 years of coaching experience, including six at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Brohm and Helton were on the same staff at UAB in 2012.<br /><br />Helton, 36, played football and earned his bachelor’s degree from Houston.&nbsp; He and his wife April have two daughters, ages 10 and 8 and twin 5-year-old boys.<br /> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:14:40 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 42507 at http://wkyufm.org Brohm Picks Former UAB Colleague To Lead Hilltopper Offense Andrews Leads WKU to Big Win Over Morgan State http://wkyufm.org/post/andrews-leads-wku-big-win-over-morgan-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKU&nbsp; took its early season frustrations out on Morgan State behind 291 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns from Antonio Andrews in a 58-17 win Saturday night.</span></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Andrews' five scores broke the </span>WKU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (2-2) record for most rushing touchdowns in a single game. Andrews wasted no time getting things started with a 65-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage against the Bears (0-4). The senior finished with 17 carries for 213 yards on the ground.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">True freshman quarterback Todd Porter earned his first collegiate start for the </span>Hilltoppers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and all four quarterbacks saw time on the field. In Porter's NCAA debut, he completed five of 10 passes for 76 yards and threw one interception.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKU amassed 588 yards of total offense while Morgan State tallied 317 yards.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Linebacker Xavius Boyd led all defenders with 10 tackles and Andrew Jackson followed closely with nine in the Hilltoppers' victory.</div><p> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:17:42 +0000 Associated Press 37378 at http://wkyufm.org Andrews Leads WKU to Big Win Over Morgan State