2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
8-5, 4th in MAC - West
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10dAdam Rittenberg

WMU rewards Lester, extends deal through 2025

Tim Lester, coming off his best season yet as Western Michigan's head coach, has received a two-year extension through the 2025 season.

Western Michigan dominates to win Quick Lane Bowl (1:51)
Skyy Moore scores his third TD of the game for the Broncos (0:34)
Western Michigan Broncos vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles: Full Highlights (1:46)

Western Michigan rallies last, tops Akron 45-40

— Sean Tyler scored three touchdowns — one receiving, one rushing and the final one on a 96-yard kickoff return — and Kaleb Elleby threw two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder to Corey Crooms with a minute left to play, to help Western Illinois...

CMU's Pimpleton scores two punt-return TDs in five-minute span (2:04)
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PSU QB Clifford among 13 Campbell finalists

The National Football Foundation on Wednesday announced the finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which honors the top scholar-athlete in college football.


Finn ignites rally as Toledo tops Western Michigan 34-15

— Dequan Finn's 34-yard touchdown pass to Danzel McKinley-Lewis ignited a 21-point burst over the final 8:08 of the third quarter and Toledo rallied for a 34-15 victory over Western Michigan in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Western Michigan Broncos: Full Highlights (1:51)

Ball State pulls away late, beats Western Michigan 45-20

— Drew Plitt passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder to Jalen McGaughy on the first play from scrimmage — and Ball State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Western Michigan 45-20 in Mid-American Conference action on...

Kaleb Eleby, Skyy Moore link up for 64-yard TD (0:34)
Corey Crooms hauls in 37-yard receiving touchdown (0:28)
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129dAdam Rittenberg

Western Michigan coach tests positive for COVID

Western Michigan head coach Tim Lester tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday and will miss this week's home game against San Jose State.


Western Michigan stuns Pittsburgh 44-41

— There's a montage Western Michigan football coach Tim Lester makes his team watch relentlessly. It includes a flash of the letter “R," which stands for “respond."

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Panthers: Full Highlights (1:50)
Kaleb Eleby with 54-yard touchdown pass to Corey Crooms vs. Pittsburgh (0:27)

Team Stats

Passing Yards253.649th
Rushing Yards214.116th
Points For32.588th
Points Against28.689th