1946 Western Michigan Broncos football team

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1946 Western Michigan Broncos football
Conference Independent
1946 record 5–2–1
Head coach John Gill (5th season)
MVP Allen Bush
Captain Clinton Brown
Home stadium Waldo Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →

The 1946 Western Michigan Broncos football team represented Western Michigan College of Education (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1946 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach John Gill, the Broncos compiled a 5–2–1 record and outscored their opponents, 158 to 100,[1][2] the team played its home games at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.[3]

Tackle Clinton Brown was the team captain.[4] Halfback Allen Bush received the team's most outstanding player award.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Ripon
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 47–0
October 5 Ohio
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
L 7–25
October 12 Butler
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 19–0
October 19 at Iowa State Teachers Cedar Falls, IA T 0–0
October 26 at Western Kentucky Bowling Green, KY W 32–21
November 2 Central Michigan (rivalry)
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 27–21
November 8 Valparaiso
  • Waldo Stadium
  • Kalamazoo, MI
W 26–13
November 16 at Miami L 0–20

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: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Football History: Team Awards". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016.