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11-3, 1st in C-USA - East

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Offensive lineman Forrest Lamp from Western Kentucky ran an unofficial 4.99-second 40-yard dash after benching 34 reps. No offensive lineman benched that many reps and ran a sub-5.0 40 at the previous five combines.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: Three wide receivers that stood out on the practice field this week -- Ryan Switzer (UNC), Chad Williams (Grambling) and Taywan Taylor (WKU).

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C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins

Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Western Kentucky is hiring Northern Iowa co-offensive coordinator Ryan Mahaffey as tight ends coach, according to a source. WKU coach Mike Sanford knows Mahaffey from his time as a Notre Dame graduate assistant. Mahaffey played tight end at Northern Iowa and began his coaching career at his alma mater before joining the Notre Dame staff.

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Doyle a top tight end target for 2017?

If the Patriots re-sign Martellus Bennett, that would likely leave Indy's Jack Doyle as the top free-agent tight end available this offseason. That's quite a rise for a former undrafted free agent from Western Kentucky. Mort & Schefter's notebook

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Western Kentucky tops Memphis to win Boca Raton Bowl (1:26)
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Hilltoppers run successful fake kneeldown

This Western Kentucky fake kneeldown was so good that Memphis didn't know who the ball carrier was until it was too late.