The Western Michigan defense was spectacular again in the season finale in Kalamazoo.
The Toledo second team will have to carry the load in Kalamazoo, as Jack Salopek gets another shot under center for the Broncos.
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A late safety produced the difference in the score, but why couldn’t the teams separate from each other in the snow?
In a true throwback game, the Broncos brutalize the Chippewas in a cold, bitter contest to emerge with the Victory Cannon.
With the Victory Cannon and bowl eligibility on the line for Central Michigan, there’s a lot to play for.
The Huskies scored the go-ahead TD with under a minute to go to shock the Broncos.
Western Michigan plays their first home game in three weeks against Northern Illinois in what should be a very even matchup.
Bowling Green won with field position and easy points right as WMU quarterback Treyson Bourguet was heating up.
The Bowling Green pass rush is the strongest asset either team has in this game. The Broncos will lean on Sean Tyler to neutralize it, and the Falcons need to force WMU into the air.
Western Michigan won a game the advanced metrics said they shouldn’t have and both defenses did their parts to keep the offense in it.
WMU spoils the return of Brett Gabbert and snaps Miami’s four-year home win streak in hard-fought defensive victory.
The Miami defense is going to get after a one-dimensional Western Michigan squad, while the offense has an opportunity to score some points at home.
Ohio’s best defensive performance of the year helps the Bobcats pull away in the fourth.
It’s getting close to learning time.
For the fourth season in a row, the Eagles take down the Broncos in this cross-state leg of the Michigan MAC Trophy series.
The Eagles head west on I-94 to face the Broncos for an inter-division bout.
This game was just what the doctor ordered for WMU, as the Bronco defense was suffocating, and the offense got off to a hot start in a dominant effort.
WMU took the lead on the first play from scrimmage and never looked back in their get-right game against UNH.
Jack Salopek is back under center after not playing at San José State. Hopefully that leads to a rebound from the offense against New Hampshire.
The Spartans wait a year to get their sweet revenge, demolishing WMU through the air early and often in a comfortable win.
The Broncos look for a reprieve on the West Coast after a tough loss against Pittsburgh last week.
Western couldn’t hold serve against a motivated Pittsburgh team on Saturday night, but there’s still lessons to take away for the Broncos.
The Broncos struggled to generate a consistent offense in a grind-it-out game vs. 23rd-ranked Pittsburgh.
The Broncos won last seasons matchup 44-41 in Pittsburgh. Both rosters are different and the Broncos won’t sneak up on the Panthers this time, but WMU can still make some noise.
The Broncos won this game in the margins, but Ball State is good enough to surprise someone later this season.
The Western Michigan Broncos survived second half turnovers and beat the Ball State Cardinals in an early conference brawl.
Western Michigan and Ball State meet in the first conference game in the MAC. Both are recalibrating from losses to Power Five teams and face some unknowns in their opponent.
Explosive plays doomed the Broncos defense, a continuation of an issue from the 2021 campaign, while the offense flashed some decent potential in bursts.
From Jack Salopek to DJ Taylor, here are the new starters in the conference that come with immediate All-MAC potential.
The Broncos missed several opportunities to put real pressure on Sparty, but avail themselves admirably in their nationally-televised loss.
I asked Ryan O’Bleness from The Only Colors some questions to get the Michigan State outlook for week one and the 2022 season.