Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 6/7/13
No. 115 Western Michigan Broncos (4-8) Coach P.J. Fleck (first-year head coach)Returning Starters: 12, 2 offense, 8 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 102 P.J. Fleck’s first season has brought with it youthful enthusiasm. At 32, Fleck is the youngest head coach at the FBS level and he’s inherited an athletic senior quarterback. Tyler Van Tubbergen and Alex Carder each started six games and put up comparable numbers. Van Tubbergen threw for 1,825 yards and 15 touchdowns with 11 interceptions while rushing for 97 yards and three scores. Before getting injured, Carder tossed for 1,652 yards with 13 touchdowns and 10 picks with 88 rushing yards. Carder is now gone, so Van Tubbergen will have every opportunity to prove that the 6-foot-3 senior can get the Broncos back to a bowl game. Tubbergen will have his top two running backs and two leading receivers back to help him out. Senior tailback Dareyon Chance is back after rushing for 947 yards and four touchdowns and senior Brian F...
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