Western Michigan Broncos

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The Western Michigan Broncos are a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I program representing Western Michigan University (WMU) in college athletics. They compete in the Mid-American Conference in men's baseball, basketball, football (within the Football Bowl Subdivision), soccer and tennis; and women's basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball. The men's ice hockey team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.

Football

Western Michigan Broncos college football
First Season
1906
Team History
Western Michigan Broncos (1939-present)
Western Michigan Hilltoppers (1906-38)
Conference
Mid-American Conference (1948-present)
Independent (1906-25, 1932-47)
Michigan Collegiate Conference (1926-31)
Venue
Waldo Stadium (1939-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1945
September 22 vs. Alma Waldo Stadium

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1961
December 9 vs. New Mexico Welcome Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1989
September 9 vs. Louisiana Tech Waldo Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1999
September 4 at Florida Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2004
September 11 at Virginia Tech Lane Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2011
September 3 at Michigan Michigan Stadium
2016
January 2, 2017 vs. Wisconsin AT&T Stadium
2018
December 21 vs. BYU Albertsons Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1980s 1982
Mid-American Conference
East Division Akron Zips • Bowling Green Falcons • Buffalo Bulls • Kent State Golden Flashes • Miami RedHawks • Ohio Bobcats
West Division Ball State Cardinals • Central Michigan Chippewas • Eastern Michigan Eagles • Northern Illinois Huskies • Toledo Rockets • Western Michigan Broncos
Basketball Venues
Football Venues Doyt Perry Stadium • Rynearson Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference