| Sun Belt Conference|
Jeff Brohm (1st year)
| 8–4 (4–3 Sun Belt)|
Nick Holt (1st year)
| Bobby Petrino (1st year)|
Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium
The 2013 WKU Hilltoppers football team represented Western Kentucky University (WKU) in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by first year head coach Bobby Petrino and played their home games at Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium. They were a member of the Sun Belt Conference. They finished the season 8–4, 4–3 in Sun Belt play to finish in a four way tie for third place. Despite being bowl eligible, they were not selected to play in a bowl game. This was their last season as a member of the Sun Belt as they moved to Conference USA in the 2014 season.
2013 WKU Hilltoppers football team Wikipedia