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2016 Schedule
3-1, 1st in MAC - West

Western Michigan a best pick over Central

We go to the MAC for the battle of Michigan as Western Michigan is laying 3.5 at Central Michigan. ESPN's Phil Steele likes the Broncos to keep their New Year's hopes alive. Week 5 best bets (Insider)

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The MAC has stood tall through Week 4

While no MAC team is given a legit shot to reach the College Football Playoff, Mark Schlabach gives shout outs to Western Michigan, Central Michigan and Toledo this week. Eliminator

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USC's playoff hopes will have to wait another year

The struggles continue for Clay Helton and USC. After losing to Utah to fall to 1-3, the Trojans are one of 11 teams axed from CFP consideration by The Eliminator.

Trojans lead a class of 11 ousted from the playoff (1:20)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia showed major grit in a 49-35 win over Central Michigan -- its first victory of the season. After blowing a 28-0 lead, the Cavaliers refused to fold. Quarterback Kurt Benkert threw three fourth-quarter touchdown passes to secure the win. Benkert threw for a school-record 421 yards and coach Bronco Mendenhall picked up his 100th career victory.


Virginia has breathing room

QB Kurt Benkert throws a 5-yard TD pass to Albert Reid to give the Cavs a 42-28 lead over Central Michigan in the fourth quarter.


Virginia reclaims lead with 82-yard score

Virginia QB Kurt Benkert rolls to the left and goes deep to Olamide Zaccheaus for a go-ahead 82-yard TD. The Cavs lead Central Michigan 35-28 in the fourth quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards339.812th
Rushing Yards136.3100th
Points For41.0Tied-28th
Points Against25.0Tied-55th