Recap - Broncos Defeat Eastern Illinois 52-21
|Recap - Broncos Defeat Eastern Illinois 52-21|
Western Michigan's aerial attack produced 364 yards and the Broncos produced a 52-21 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
Brian Fields rushed for 66 yards, while Tevin Drake added 58 yards in the win. Jaime Wilson and Blake Hammond added 154 and 94 receiving yards respectively.
Jake Walker rushed for 69 yards for Eastern Illinois, while Taylor Duncan added 44 yards. Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 225 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Erik Lora and Von Wise had 115 and 41 yards respectively.
Eastern Illinois lost the offensive yardage battle to Western Michigan 631-344 yards in Saturday's game. Western Michigan had more first downs as that total ended up 31-16.
Eastern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 38:46/21:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.