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W. Michigan 30, UConn 24

Alex Carder threw for 237 yards and a touchdown to lead Western Michigan to a 30-24 win over Connecticut on Saturday. It marks the second straight season the Broncos (2-2), from the Mid-American Conference, have defeated Connecticut (2-2), from the Big East. Carder completed 18 of 34 passes before leaving the game late in the third quarter after hitting his throwing hand on a helmet...
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September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

W. Michigan 52, E. Illinois 21

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Alex Carder threw five touchdown passes, four in the second quarter to help his team pull away, as Western Michigan coasted to a 52-21 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday. Carder completed 29 of 40 passes for 364 yards. Jaime Wilson caught 11 passes for 154 yards and two TDs, and Blake Hammond had six receptions for 94 yards with a pair of scores....
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Flea Flicker Followed by Fake Extra Point -- Pizza Pizza

Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder hit receiver Jordan White on a beautiful flea flicker that was only made better by the fake PAT for 2. Made less sweet by the eventual 37-32 loss to Purdue... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Little Caesars Bowl: Purdue fends off pesky Western Michigan

Western Michigan came oh so close to making a statement for the Mid-American Conference. A victory over a Big Ten team—even a 6-6 Purdue team—would have been a huge win for the program. But the Boilermakers held on after causing a fumble on the final drive, which was one of six Western Michigan turnovers, for a 37-32 win in the Little Caesars Bowl. While the game was sloppy...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: Back-to-back trick plays can’t get Western Michigan past Purdue

Western Michigan has been running a "Carder2White" campaign all year to highlight the connection between quarterback Alex Carder and receiver Jordan White, and that relationship made the Little Caesars Bowl interesting — at least early — despite an eventual 37-32 loss to Purdue. On its first play following a Purdue fumble in the first quarter, Western Michigan executed...
Via Dr. Saturday
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: WMU's Carder, White go ballistic

Ask Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder about a specific play and he'll give you a straightforward answer: "He does it about every game."
Via Lions Blog
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

W. Michigan 24, Miami (Ohio) 21

Alex Carder threw for 429 yards and three touchdowns to lead Western Michigan to a 24-21 win over Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday night. Carder prevailed in a quarterback duel with the RedHawks' Zac Dysert, who completed 42 of 54 passes for 413 yards, eclipsing Ben Roethlisberger's record of 40 against Hawaii in 2001. The Broncos (6-5, 4-3 Mid-American Conference), coming off...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

WMU 24, Miami 21: Carder leads Broncos to bowl eligibility

Alex Carder's two second-half touchdown passes lifted Western Michigan to a 24-21 win over Miami (Ohio) tonight in Oxford, Ohio, making the Broncos bowl-eligible.
Via Lions Blog
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Alex Carder throws for seven TD passes but WMU loses to Toledo

Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder was 38-for-59 for 548 yards and seven touchdowns, but the Rockets held on Tuesday night for a 66-63 win in a Mid-American Conference game. Toledo (6-4, 5-1 MAC), which lost last week to Northern Illinois, 63-60, got a 39-yard field goal from Jeremiah Detmer for a 66-56 lead with 1:51 remaining.
Via Lions Blog
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

W. Michigan 45, Ball St. 35

Alex Carder threw for 404 yards and two touchdowns and added another score on the ground, and Western Michigan stayed undefeated at home Saturday with a 45-35 win over Ball State. Jordan White caught two touchdown passes and became Western Michigan's all-time receptions leader. He finished with nine catches for 172 yards. Tevin Drake had two rushing touchdowns for the Broncos...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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