Zach Terrell, Carrington Thompson lead No. 20 WMU past EMU

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It wasn’t easy, but Western Michigan held off Eastern Michigan 45-31 to become the first Broncos team to go to 8-0 since the 1941 squad.

Quarterback Zach Terrell was 29 of 35 for 398 yards and three touchdown passes – two to Carrington Thompson and one to Corey Davis. WMU (8-0, 4-0 MAC) finished with 569 yards total offense. Thompson had eight catches for 177 yards and the two touchdowns. Jarvion Franklin rushed for 114 yards.

The Broncos will have a few days off as they’ll travel to Ball State for a Tuesday, Nov. 1 matchup.