Western Michigan is rowing its boat toward an undefeated football season.
The kids from Kalamazoo ran their record to 7-0 Saturday with a 41-0 win over Akron, and the Broncos and Coach P.J. Fleck are starting to gain some attention.
“The Directionals” — you know, Eastern this, Southern that — typically don’t get (or earn) much respect in college football, but Western Michigan this week cracked the national top 25 in football for the first time in school history.
The Broncos play in the Mid-American Conference, so they don’t play the toughest schedule, but they do have wins over Northwestern and Illinois, a...