Broncos, Chippewas prepare for highly anticipated rivalry game

Posted at 6:55 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 18:55:53-04

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.--Western Michigan and Central Michigan will square for the 86th time in Mount Pleasant on Saturday.  This years game is setting up to be one of the biggest in the rivalries modern history.  The Broncos, who have won the last two in the series, come in to the game at 4-0, their best start to a season since 1995.  CMU is 3-1 with a win over Oklahoma State.  The Broncos, meanwhile, have wins over Northwestern and Illinois.

Both teams feature dynamic offenses, the Chippewas averaging nearly 40 points and 476 yards offense and the Broncos at  nearly 44 points and 468.5 yards offense.