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                    *** Western Kentucky University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Bowling Green, Kentucky
 Total Enrollment:  20,712
 Founded:           1906
 Nickname:          Hilltoppers
 Colors:            Red and White
 Conference:        Sun Belt
 Arena:             Jimmy Feix Field at L.T. Smith Stadium (22,113)
 Surface:           FieldTurf
 Mascot:            Big Red
 
 President:         Dr. Gary A. Ransdell
 Athletic Director: Todd Stewart
 Head Coach:        Bobby Petrino
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1913   M.A. Leiper, Ray Manchester    1-  0
 1914   J.L Arthur                     1-  2
 1915   J.L Arthur                     2-3-2
 1916   J.L Arthur                     3-  2
 1917   no team (WWI)
 1918   no team (WWI)
 1919   no team (WWI)
 1920   L.T. Smith                     0-  1
 1921   L.T. Smith                     2-4-1
 1922   E.A. Diddle                    9-  1
 1923   E.A. Diddle                    5-  4
 1924   E.A. Diddle                    4-  5
 1925   E.A. Diddle                    3-5-1
 1926   E.A. Diddle                    4-4-1
 1927   E.A. Diddle                    5-  4
 1928   E.A. Diddle                    8-  1
 1929   Carl Anderson                  7-  3
 1930   James Elam                     8-1-1
 1931   James Elam                     8-  4
 1932   Ernie Miller                   8-  1
 1933   Jesse Thomas                   6-  2
 1934   Carl Anderson                  5-2-1
 1935   Carl Anderson                  7-  3
 1936   Carl Anderson                  6-  3
 1937   Carl Anderson                  7-1-1
 1938   W.L. Terry                     7-  2
 1939   W.L. Terry                     7-1-1
 1940   W.L. Terry                     7-1-1
 1941   W.L. Terry                     4-5-1
 1942   Arnold Winkenhofer             3-4-1
 1943   no team - World War II
 1944   no team - World War II
 1945   no team - World War II
 1946   Jesse Thomas                   2-  6
 1947   Jesse Thomas                   3-4-2
 1948   Jack Clayton                   5-  4
 1949   Jack Clayton                   5-  4
 1950   Jack Clayton                   6-2-2
 1951   Jack Clayton                   4-  5
 1952   Jack Clayton                   9-  1  Refrigerator(W)Arkansas St,34-19
 1953   Jack Clayton                   6-  4
 1954   Jack Clayton                   7-  3
 1955   Jack Clayton                   3-  6
 1956   Jack Clayton                   5-  4
 1957   Nick Denes                     5-3-1
 1958   Nick Denes                     4-  5
 1959   Nick Denes                     5-  4
 1960   Nick Denes                     2-6-1
 1961   Nick Denes                     6-  3
 1962   Nick Denes                     5-  3
 1963   Nick Denes                    10-0-1  Tangerine (W) Coast Guard ,27-0
 1964   Nick Denes                     6-3-1
 1965   Nick Denes                     2-6-2
 1966   Nick Denes                     5-  5
 1967   Nick Denes                     7-1-1
 1968   Jimmy Feix                     7-2-1
 1969   Jimmy Feix                     6-3-1
 1970   Jimmy Feix                     8-1-1
 1971   Jimmy Feix                     8-  2
 1972   Jimmy Feix                     7-  3
 1973   Jimmy Feix                    12-  1  1-1 DIV II
 1974   Jimmy Feix                     7-  3
 1975   Jimmy Feix                    11-  2  1-1 DIV II
 1976   Jimmy Feix                     4-5-1
 1977   Jimmy Feix                     1-8-1
 1978   Jimmy Feix                     8-  2
 1979   Jimmy Feix                     5-  5
 1980   Jimmy Feix                     9-  1
 1981   Jimmy Feix                     6-  5
 1982   Jimmy Feix                     5-  5
 1983   Jimmy Feix                     2-8-1
 1984   Dave Roberts                   2-  9
 1985   Dave Roberts                   4-  7
 1986   Dave Roberts                   4-6-1
 1987   Dave Roberts                   7-  4  0-1
 1988   Dave Roberts                   9-  4  1-1
 1989   Jack Harbaugh                  6-  5
 1990   Jack Harbaugh                  2-  8
 1991   Jack Harbaugh                  3-  8
 1992   Jack Harbaugh                  4-  6
 1993   Jack Harbaugh                  8-  3
 1994   Jack Harbaugh                  5-  6
 1995   Jack Harbaugh                  2-  8
 1996   Jack Harbaugh                  7-  4
 1997   Jack Harbaugh                 10-  2  1-1
 1998   Jack Harbaugh                  7-  4
 1999   Jack Harbaugh                  6-  5
 2000   Jack Harbaugh                 11-  2  1-1
 2001   Jack Harbaugh                  8-  4  0-1
 2002   Jack Harbaugh                 12-  3  4-0 NCAA I-AA CHAMPS
 2003   David Elson                    9-  4  1-1
 2004   David Elson                    9-  3  0-1
 2005   David Elson                    6-  5
 2006   David Elson                    6-  5
 2007   David Elson (FBS)              7-  5
 2008   David Elson                    2- 10
 2009   David Elson                    0- 12
 2010   Willie Taggart                 2- 10
 2011   Willie Taggart                 7-  5
 2012   Willie Taggart/Lance Guidry    7-  6  Little Caesars (L) CMU, 24-21
 2013   Bobby Petrino                  8-  4
 
 Overall Record:    535-374-30  (.586)        Bowl Record: 2-1
                                              FCS Playoffs: 8-8
 
                     Western Illinois Coaching Records
                     ---------------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1913      M.A. Leiper/
           Roy Manchester        1             1      0      0  1.000
 1914-16   J.L. Arthur           3             6      7      2   .462
 1920-21   L.T. Smith            2             2      5      1   .313
 1922-28   E.A. Diddle           7            38     24      2   .613
 1929      Carl "Swede" Anderson 1             7      3      0   .700
 1930-31   James Elam            2            16      5      1   .762
 1932      Ernie Miller          1             8      1      0   .889
 1933      Jesse Thomas          1             6      2      0   .750
 1934-37   Carl "Swede" Anderson 4            25      9      2   .722
 Total     Carl "Swede" Anderson 5            32     12      2   .717
 1938-41   W.L."Gander"Terry     4            25      9      3   .735
 1942      Arnold Winkenhofer    1             3      4      1   .429
 1946-47   Jesse Thomas          2             5     10      2   .353
 Total     Jesse Thomas          3            11     12      2   .480
 1948-56   Jack Clayton          9            50     33      2   .602
 1957-67   Nick Denes           11            57     39      7   .587
 1968-83   Jimmy Feix           16           106     56      6   .649
 1984-88   Dave Roberts          5            26     30      1   .465
 1989-2002 Jack Harbaugh        14            91     68      0   .572
 2003-09   David Elson           7            39     44      0   .470
 2010-12   Willie Taggart        3            16     20      0   .444
 2012      Lance Guidry          1             0      1      0   .000
 2013-     Bobby Petrino         1             8      4      0   .667
 
 12/24 13:54:09 ET

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