Game Day Preview: The First One

Western Michigan Broncos (Mid-American Conference) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (Big Ten Conference)

Saturday, Septermber 3rd, 11 a.m.

Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois

TV: ESPNU
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Last Meeting
September 14, 2014 - NU 38, WMU 17

Head Coaches
WMU: P.J. Fleck (4th season, 17-21 overall)
NU: Pat Fitzgerald (11th season, 70-56 overall)

Starting Quarterbacks
WMU: Zach Terrell (2015: 3,526 yards, 29 TD, 9 INT)
NU: Clayton Thorson (2015: 1,522 yards, 7 TD, 9 INT)

Notes and Stuff
- Northwestern finished last season with 10 wins for the fourth time.
- The Wildcats are 21-2 in September since 2010.
- Anthony Walker finished 2015 with 20.5 tackles for loss, 4th best in FBS.
- Justin Jackson enters the season 6th all time in rushing at NU.
- WMU WR Corey Davis had 90 catches for 1,436 yards last year.

Score Prediction: NU 24, WMU 23

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