It is the first time in the program's FBS history they have been a preseason favorite.
All seven returning starters on offense picked up an All-Conference selection.
The Tops begin spring practice March 17.
2014 Third Team All-Conference USA (Phil Steele)
2014 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA
2013 Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Conference
2014 (r-So.): Lamp graded out as WKU's best lineman in 2014 and started all 13 games at left tackle during his All-Conference USA season. Lamp has started every game in his Hilltopper career (25 games) and has been WKU's starting left tackle in 22 consecutive games. His protection enabled WKU to set 49 team records in 2014, and he has been a part of the school's single-season total passing offense records in each of the past two seasons. 2013 (r-Fr.): Lamp, a 2013 All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention team member, was a starter from day one of his redshirt season, starting all 12 games for the Hilltoppers. Lamp began the year as the team's primary right guard but shifted to left tackle for the final nine games of the season. He was one of three redshirt freshman to start on the offensive line in the final three games of the season, contributing to a returning bunch in 2014 was plenty of experience under their belts. 2012 (Fr.): Lamp redshirted in his first season on The Hill. HS/Misc.: Lamp was rated as a two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com. He was named a member of the South Team in the FACA North-South All-Star Game in 2011. Lamp helped lead Venice High School to a 17-6 mark in his final two seasons with the Indians, playing both ways, serving on the offensive and the defensive line in his senior season. He was honored as a First-Team All-State performer and First-Team All-Area following his senior campaign.