Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.
The Western Michigan Football program have made the postseason six times and are winless in Bowl action. The Broncos went 8-5 last season, 6-2 in the MAC. The Broncos lost 38-24 to Air Force in the Idaho Potato Bowl last season. Head Coach P. J. Fleck enters his third season with a 9-16 record. Western Michigan returns sixteen starters from last season squad, including one of the best young running backs in the land. The Western Michigan Broncos play home games at the 30,000 seat Waldo Stadium on campus in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
The 2015 Western Michigan offense returns nine starters. All-American running Back Jarvion Franklin (1,551) rushing yards and (25) touchdowns is the headliner. Junior quarterback Zach Terrell (3,443) passing yards is looking to have another monster season. The offensive line is “BEEFY”, talented and has a few NFL caliber players. Wide Reciever Corey Davis (1,408) yards receiving in 2014 is also getting looks at the next level. The 2015 Western Michigan offense will be among the best in the entire country. The Western Michigan Broncos went 10-3 on NCAA Football ATS Predictions last season, going over the betting odds total eight times and staying under the betting odds total five.
*The Broncos offense was 42nd in the NCAA Landscape last season, averaging 438.2 yards per games last season.
*Western Michigan went 4-2 Against The Point Spread in Kalamazoo last season.
*WMU went 6-2 Against The Point Spread on the road.
*The betting odds total was 2-3 at Waldo Stadium last season.
*The Broncos went over the betting odds total six times on the road.
*Western Michigan stayed under the betting odds total twice on the road.
*The Broncos passing game ranked 35th in the FBS, putting up 267.3 yards per contest through the air.
*Western Michigan averaged 33.8 ppg last season, 34th nationally.
*The Western Michigan running game was 57th in College Football with 170.8 yards per contest.
Seven starter return to coordinator Ed Pinkham defense. The departure of nose tackle Richard Ash must be addressed. There are three players who will be in the rotation at the position. The Broncos have athletic linebackers who can make plays from sideline to sideline. Wideout Darius Phillips moved to cornerback in the spring and held up well. Ronald Zamort anchors the other side of the field. Western Michigan is looking to take it to another level this season.
*WMU ranked 46th in the FBS defensively, giving up 371.2 yards per game on offense.
*The Broncos pass defense was 49th in College Football, giving up 217.6 yards per contest through the air.
*The 24.9 ppg given up by Western Michigan was good enough for 44th nationally.
*The Broncos rush defense held opponents to 153.5 yards per game running the football, 47th in the NCAA Football landscape.
*Western Michigan host Michigan State on September 4th. The Broncos travel to Ohio State at the end of September.
*End of the season road trips to Northern Illinois and Toledo could determine the MAC West title.
Bovada lists Western Michigan at over/under eight wins in 2015.
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