Central Michigan–Western Michigan football rivalry
The Central Michigan–Western Michigan football rivalry is an annual college football game between Central Michigan University (CMU) and Western Michigan University (WMU). The winner receives the Victory Cannon. In its first appearance, it was awarded to CMU at the conclusion of the October 18, 2008, game.
|First meeting||October 19, 1907|
WMU 29, CMU 0
|Latest meeting||September 28, 2019|
WMU 31, CMU 15
|All-time series||WMU leads 50–38–2|
|Largest victory||WMU, 54–0 (1930)|
|Longest win streak||WMU, 13 (1928–1944)|
|Current win streak||WMU, 2 (2018–present)|
|Locations of Central Michigan and Western Michigan|
Western Michigan ended the Chippewas' five year winning streak with a 30-point win in 2011, and backed it up with a win in 2012, the Broncos' first win in Mount Pleasant since 2002. Although the Broncos lead the all-time series 50–38–2, since both teams began competing together in NCAA DI in 1975, Central Michigan leads the series 27–16–1.
|Central Michigan victories||Western Michigan victories||Tie games|
- "CMU-WMU Rivalry Trophy to Debut Saturday - CMUChippewas.com—Official Web Site of Central Michigan University Athletics". Cmuchippewas.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved November 24, 2011.
- "Bronco history" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 29, 2011. Retrieved November 24, 2011.
- John A. Lacko / Special to the Gazette. "Western Michigan kicks rivalry blues, pounds Central Michigan, 44-14". MLive.com. Retrieved November 24, 2011.
- "Central Michigan vs Western Michigan". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved October 25, 2016.