1945 Western Michigan Broncos football team

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1945 Western Michigan Broncos football
Conference Independent
1945 record 4–3
Head coach John Gill (4th season)
MVP Ned Stuits
Captain None
Home stadium Waldo Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →

The 1945 Western Michigan Broncos football team represented Western Michigan College of Education (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1945 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach John Gill, the Broncos compiled a 4–3 record and outscored their opponents, 147 to 105.[1][2] The team played its home games at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.[3] Tackle Ned Stuits received the team's most outstanding player award.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22Alma
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 21–13
September 29at Central Michigan (rivalry)
L 0–6
October 6at OhioW 21–20
October 13Miami (OH)
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
L 13–21
October 27Great Lakes Navy
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
L 0–39
November 3at ValparaisoW 26–13
November 10Wooster
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 66–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1940 - 49". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Waldo Stadium". Western Michigan University. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Football History: Team Awards". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016.