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Western Kentucky University wide receiver Taywan Taylor (2) leaps over Vanderbilt safety Ryan White (14) for some extra yards in 2016 at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

After months of voting, the Western Kentucky University football program recently released its all-century team in honor of the Hilltoppers’ 100th football season which begins this fall.

At the helm of the team is two co-head coaches — Jimmy Feix, the program’s all-time winningest coach, and Jack Harbaugh, who led the 2002 National Championship team and was the 2002 AFCA National Coach of the Year.

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Western Kentucky University offensive lineman Forrest Lamp (76) holds up running back Anthony Wales (20) in the end zone after he scored a touchdown against Louisiana Tech in 2016 at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

The offensive captain is offensive lineman Forrest Lamp, a former All-American and the highest NFL Draft selection in school history — he was drafted by the Chargers at No. 38 overall in 2017.

The defensive captain is All-American defensive back Virgil Livers, and quarterback Willie Taggart earned the third and final captain’s spot as the program’s all-purpose player.

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Western Kentucky University tight end Jack Doyle (82) catches a pass to score a touchdown over Kentucky's Alvin Dupree (2) in 2012 at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Western Kentucky University tight end Jack Doyle, left, breaks a tackle attempt by Kentucky's Alvin Dupree in 2012 at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

The all-century team will be recognized on Sept. 8, during WKU’s 2018 home opener against Maine.

The following players are on WKU’s all-century football team.

Offense: quarterback — Brandon Doughty (2013-15); running backs — Bobby Rainey (2008-11) and Dickie Moore (1965-68); tight end — Jack Doyle (2009-12); wide receivers — Taywan Taylor (2013-16), Porter Williams (1970-73) and Nicholas Norris (2013-16); offensive line — Forrest Lamp (2013-16), Buster Ashley (2001-04), Chris Price (1999-02), David Carter (1973-76) and Jim “Yogi” Hardin (1955-58).

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Western Kentucky University wide receivers Taywan Taylor, left, and Nicholas Norris, right, celebrate in the end zone during a game against Rice in 2016 at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

Defense: defensive line — Lawrence Brame (1967-70), John Bushong (1971-74) Tim Ford (1979-81) and Quanterus Smith (2009-12); linebackers — Sherrod Coates (1999-02), Paul Gray (1980-83), Rick Green (1972-75) and Dale Lindsey (1963-64); defensive backs — Jim Burt (1961-64), Joseph Jefferson (1998-01), Virgil Livers (1971-74) and Mel Mitchell (1999-01).

Special teams/all-purpose: kicker — Garrett Schwettman (2012-15); punter — Brian Claybourn (2001-04); returners — Antonio Andrews (2010-13) and Joey Stockton (1994-97); all-purpose player — Willie Taggert (1995-98).

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Western Kentucky University wide receiver Nicholas Norris (15) scores a touchdown against Rice in 2016 at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

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