WKU Public Radio News Staff
Tue May 1, 2012
WKU Football Start Times Released for Upcoming Season
Western Kentucky University has set kickoff times for its six home football games in 2012, the Athletics Department announced on Tuesday. Three contests will be 6 p.m. (CT) starts, including the season-opener against Austin Peay (Sept. 1) and a home date with Southern Mississippi (Sept. 22).
WKU’s Thursday night home matchup with Middle Tennessee on Nov. 1 will also be a 6 p.m. kickoff. The battle between the Hilltoppers and Blue Raiders will be televised nationally on ESPNU.
WKU’s first two home Sun Belt Conference games of the year — Oct. 20 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (homecoming) and Nov. 10 vs. Florida Atlantic — are scheduled for 3 p.m. starts, while the regular-season finale against North Texas on Nov. 24 will kickoff at noon.
All game times are subject to change. The Sun Belt Conference will release its 2012 television schedule in July.
2012 WKU Football Schedule
Date Day Opponent Location Time
S1 Sat Austin Peay Bowling Green, Ky. 6 p.m.
S8 Sat at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. TBA
S15 Sat at Kentucky Lexington, Ky. TBA
S22 Sat Southern Mississippi Bowling Green, Ky. 6 p.m.
S29 Sat at Arkansas State* Jonesboro, Ark. TBA
O11 Thur at Troy* (ESPNU) Troy, Ala. TBA
O20 Sat Louisiana-Monroe* (Homecoming) Bowling Green, Ky. 3 p.m.
O27 Sat. at Florida International* Miami, Fla. TBA
N1 Thur Middle Tennessee* (ESPNU) Bowling Green, Ky. 6 p.m.
N10 Sat Florida Atlantic* Bowling Green, Ky. 3 p.m.
N17 Sat at Louisiana-Lafayette* Lafayette, La TBA
N24 Sat North Texas* Bowling Green, Ky. Noon
D22 Sat R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl New Orleans, La. 11 a.m.
* Sun Belt Conference Game
Home games bold face
All times Central. Dates and times subject to change.