Brandon Doughty was 28 of 44 for 335 yards with three scores but it wasn't enough, as Western Kentucky fell to FAU, 45-38
WKU travels to Conference USA foe Florida Atlantic for an 11 a.m. Saturday showdown from Boca Raton. Both teams are coming off a bye week and the game will air nationally on the American Sports Network.
Phil Steele released his Midseason All-Conference USA Teams on Friday and five Hilltopper Football players were represented on the two teams, which included a pair of First Team selections in senior tight end Mitchell Henry and redshirt junior linebacker Nick Holt.
Two weeks of preparation for WKU's game at Florida Atlantic came to a close on Thursday as the Hilltopper football team wrapped up their on-field practices inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
With its second bye week behind and a stretch of seven-straight games ahead, WKU Football returned to the gridiron at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium Wednesday to continue preparation for Saturday's conference showdown at Florida Atlantic.