WMU Broncos to hold free pep rally Friday

Western Michigan head coach P.J. Fleck hugs quarterback Zach Terrell (11) after beating Northwestern 22-21 in an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Western Michigan head coach P.J. Fleck hugs quarterback Zach Terrell (11) after beating Northwestern 22-21 in an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Broncos fans will fill Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park Friday to cheer on their undefeated football team before ESPN’s “College GameDay” comes to campus.

Western Michigan University will hold an event with Coach P.J. Fleck to boost Bronco pride. The celebration will include live music, photo stations, a food truck rally along South Street and appearances by Buster Bronco and WMU’s Cheer and Dance team.

Friday’s rally will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the pep rally beginning at 6:15 p.m.

The event is free, but visitors will have to pay for food.

WMU faces off against Buffalo at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. ESPN’s “College GameDay” will broadcast live from Sangren Plaza from 9 a.m. to noon. Fans will be allowed to fill the area surrounding the set two to three hours before ESPN’s coverage begins.

WMU says “College GameDay” will roll in to campus at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Seal Sculpture.

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