Western Michigan Broncos Roster 2019 Broncos Roster

Head Coach: Tim Lester        2017 Salary: $800,000        Offensive Coordinator: Jake Moreland       Defensive Coordinator: Tim Daoust/Lou Esposito         

Stadium: Waldo Stadium       Surface: Turf        City: Kalamazoo        State: Michigan

Last season, Western Michigan was one of three FBS teams to win six games and be left out in the cold at bowl season. The Broncos were tracking towards a bowl bid before losing quarterback Jon Wassink for the season to injury after week eight. The Broncos look to be carried by their rushing attack as they hope to take the next step and reach a bowl game this season.

Western Michigan is strong on the offensive line with four returning starters from last season. The Broncos also return two of their top three rushers from an attack that averaged 225 yards per game last season. Levante Bellamy averaged eight yards per carry in limited action last year and looks to be a breakout player this year.

The defense lost a key player when cornerback Sam Beal chose to enter the supplemental draft. There is a replacement in the form of Syracuse transfer Juwan Dowels who will be counted on to anchor an improving secondary. The Broncos have an entirely new linebacker corps and are weak on the defensive line.

Western Michigan was plagued with awful luck in the injury department last season. Some of the battle for the Broncos will be won if the team just stays healthy. The Broncos are young, but much of the team gained experienced last year filling in for injured players. The team attained a .500 record even with the rash of injuries. A bowl game is certainly not out of the question for the Broncos.

Name Pos
Alex Mussat A. Mussat QB
Brendan Tabone B. Tabone QB
Jon Wassink J. Wassink QB
Chris Riddle C. Riddle QB
Reece Goddard R. Goddard QB
Davon Tucker D. Tucker RB
Matt Falcon M. Falcon RB
Jarvion Franklin J. Franklin RB
Jamauri Bogan J. Bogan RB
Leo Ekwoge L. Ekwoge RB
Prince Walker P. Walker RB
Drake Harris D. Harris WR
Elliott Oldham E. Oldham WR
LeVante Bellamy L. Bellamy WR
D'Wayne Eskridge D. Eskridge WR
Jason Russell J. Russell WR
Giovanni Ricci G. Ricci WR
Ra'Sean Davie R. Davie WR
Tyron Arnett T. Arnett WR
Luke Sanders L. Sanders WR
Jaylen Hall J. Hall WR
Anton Curtis A. Curtis WR
Rodney Graves R. Graves WR
Ryan Lezzer R. Lezzer WR
Harrison Taylor H. Taylor WR
Hunter Broersma H. Broersma WR
Jaret Curtis J. Curtis WR
Keishawn Watson K. Watson WR
Donnie Ernsberger D. Ernsberger TE
Lucas Bezerra L. Bezerra TE
Brett Borske B. Borske TE
Odell Miller O. Miller TE
Wade Buckman W. Buckman TE
Mitch Heimbuch M. Heimbuch TE
Juwan Dowels J. Dowels DB
Malik Rucker M. Rucker DB
Justin Tranquill J. Tranquill DB
Stefan Claiborne S. Claiborne DB
Sam Beal S. Beal DB
Drake Spears D. Spears DB
Emanuel Jackson E. Jackson DB
Calin Crawford C. Crawford DB
A.J. Thomas A. Thomas DB
K.J. Anderson K. Anderson DB
Obbie Jackson O. Jackson DB
Davontae Ginwright D. Ginwright DB
Brad Tanner B. Tanner DB
DeShawn Foster D. Foster DB
Darius Phillips D. Phillips CB
Dontre Boyd D. Boyd CB
Andre Turner A. Turner DE
Tanner Mathias T. Mathias DE
Asantay Brown A. Brown S
Caleb Bailey C. Bailey LB
Robert Spillane R. Spillane LB
Joseph Miller J. Miller LB
Derrick Hubbard D. Hubbard LB
Dwayne Chapman II D. C. II LB
Tanner Motz T. Motz LB
Corvin Moment C. Moment LB
Alex Grace A. Grace LB
Jackson Knipper J. Knipper LB
Najee Clayton N. Clayton LB
Treshaun Hayward T. Hayward LB
Derrick Mitchell D. Mitchell P
Izaak Gerkis I. Gerkis P
Wyatt Pfeifer W. Pfeifer LS
Martin Diaz M. Diaz LS
Keenan Erb K. Erb K
Austin Regan A. Regan K
Josh Grant J. Grant K
Jason Evans J. Evans K
Daniel Jackson D. Jackson DL
Jordan Asbury J. Asbury DL
Nick Matich N. Matich DL
Antonio Balabani A. Balabani DL
Ken Aguirre K. Aguirre DL
Ken Finley K. Finley DL
Zack Taylor Z. Taylor DL
Brendan Siwajek B. Siwajek DL
Ralph Holley R. Holley DL
Dezmond Lance D. Lance DL
Jamal Williams J. Williams DL
Ali Fayad A. Fayad DL
Kailien Guillory K. Guillory DL
Eric Assoua E. Assoua DL
John Keenoy J. Keenoy OL
Luke Juriga L. Juriga OL
Mark Brooks M. Brooks OL
Mike Caliendo M. Caliendo OL
Alex Keys A. Keys OL
Wesley French W. French OL
Curtis Doyle C. Doyle OL
Spencer Kanz S. Kanz OL
Jonathan Todd J. Todd OL
Zach Novoselsky Z. Novoselsky OL
Chukwuma Okorafor C. Okorafor OL
Elliot Jordan E. Jordan OL
Daniel Bucholz D. Bucholz OL
Tom O'Mara T. O'Mara OL
Trevor Campbell T. Campbell OL
Dylan Deatherage D. Deatherage OL
Mohamed Elazazy M. Elazazy OL
Jaylon Moore J. Moore OL
Name Pos Number Height Weight
Alex Mussat A. Mussat QB 1 6' 2" 205
Brendan Tabone B. Tabone QB 9 6' 0" 195
Jon Wassink J. Wassink QB 16 6' 2" 200
Chris Riddle C. Riddle QB 4 6' 3" 205
Reece Goddard R. Goddard QB 6 6' 2" 210
Davon Tucker D. Tucker RB 22 5' 8" 210
Matt Falcon M. Falcon RB 28 6' 1" 235
Jarvion Franklin J. Franklin RB 31 6' 0" 225
Jamauri Bogan J. Bogan RB 32 5' 7" 190
Leo Ekwoge L. Ekwoge RB 5 5' 11" 210
Prince Walker P. Walker RB 25 5' 10" 175
Drake Harris D. Harris WR 6 6' 4" 190
Elliott Oldham E. Oldham WR 87 6' 2" 190
LeVante Bellamy L. Bellamy WR 2 5' 9" 185
D'Wayne Eskridge D. Eskridge WR 7 5' 9" 185
Jason Russell J. Russell WR 19 5' 11" 190
Giovanni Ricci G. Ricci WR 15 6' 3" 220
Ra'Sean Davie R. Davie WR 23 5' 6" 180
Tyron Arnett T. Arnett WR 8 6' 1" 185
Luke Sanders L. Sanders WR 83 6' 4" 200
Jaylen Hall J. Hall WR 11 6' 4" 170
Anton Curtis A. Curtis WR 3 6' 0" 190
Rodney Graves R. Graves WR 2 6' 1" 180
Ryan Lezzer R. Lezzer WR 80 5' 11" 185
Harrison Taylor H. Taylor WR 86 6' 2" 200
Hunter Broersma H. Broersma WR 10 6' 1" 190
Jaret Curtis J. Curtis WR 82 5' 11" 185
Keishawn Watson K. Watson WR 13 5' 11" 180
Donnie Ernsberger D. Ernsberger TE 85 6' 3" 255
Lucas Bezerra L. Bezerra TE 88 6' 4" 250
Brett Borske B. Borske TE 89 6' 6" 255
Odell Miller O. Miller TE 38 6' 3" 270
Wade Buckman W. Buckman TE 88 6' 6" 235
Mitch Heimbuch M. Heimbuch TE 40 6' 3" 245
Juwan Dowels J. Dowels DB 11 5' 10" 180
Malik Rucker M. Rucker DB 30 5' 10" 185
Justin Tranquill J. Tranquill DB 2 5' 11" 190
Stefan Claiborne S. Claiborne DB 21 6' 2" 190
Sam Beal S. Beal DB 1 6' 1" 185
Drake Spears D. Spears DB 20 6' 1" 220
Emanuel Jackson E. Jackson DB 12 5' 11" 185
Calin Crawford C. Crawford DB 14 5' 11" 195
A.J. Thomas A. Thomas DB 6 6' 3" 195
K.J. Anderson K. Anderson DB 26 6' 0" 180
Obbie Jackson O. Jackson DB 24 5' 10" 160
Davontae Ginwright D. Ginwright DB 9 6' 2" 200
Brad Tanner B. Tanner DB 18 6' 1" 195
DeShawn Foster D. Foster DB 36 5' 11" 260
Darius Phillips D. Phillips CB 4 5' 10" 190
Dontre Boyd D. Boyd CB 11 5' 9" 170
Andre Turner A. Turner DE 5 6' 4" 280
Tanner Mathias T. Mathias DE 94 6' 4" 255
Asantay Brown A. Brown S 6 6' 0" 215
Caleb Bailey C. Bailey LB 8 6' 0" 225
Robert Spillane R. Spillane LB 10 6' 2" 220
Joseph Miller J. Miller LB 48 5' 9" 220
Derrick Hubbard D. Hubbard LB 3 6' 2" 215
Dwayne Chapman II D. C. II LB 8 6' 1" 225
Tanner Motz T. Motz LB 41 6' 2" 230
Corvin Moment C. Moment LB 56 6' 1" 245
Alex Grace A. Grace LB 34 6' 1" 220
Jackson Knipper J. Knipper LB 43 6' 2" 245
Najee Clayton N. Clayton LB 7 6' 2" 220
Treshaun Hayward T. Hayward LB 23 6' 1" 220
Derrick Mitchell D. Mitchell P 39 6' 2" 205
Izaak Gerkis I. Gerkis P 97 5' 8" 176
Wyatt Pfeifer W. Pfeifer LS 43 6' 2" 235
Martin Diaz M. Diaz LS 99 5' 10" 215
Keenan Erb K. Erb K 47 5' 7" 155
Austin Regan A. Regan K 93 6' 1" 200
Josh Grant J. Grant K 37 6' 0" 185
Jason Evans J. Evans K 96 5' 10" 195
Daniel Jackson D. Jackson DL 50 6' 2" 270
Jordan Asbury J. Asbury DL 51 6' 3" 285
Nick Matich N. Matich DL 55 6' 2" 290
Antonio Balabani A. Balabani DL 58 6' 3" 230
Ken Aguirre K. Aguirre DL 90 6' 1" 290
Ken Finley K. Finley DL 91 6' 2" 285
Zack Taylor Z. Taylor DL 92 6' 2" 295
Brendan Siwajek B. Siwajek DL 46 6' 2" 270
Ralph Holley R. Holley DL 53 6' 2" 275
Dezmond Lance D. Lance DL 54 6' 2" 265
Jamal Williams J. Williams DL 68 6' 3" 275
Ali Fayad A. Fayad DL 57 6' 2" 240
Kailien Guillory K. Guillory DL 98 6' 5" 280
Eric Assoua E. Assoua DL 33 6' 2" 240
John Keenoy J. Keenoy OL 52 6' 3" 300
Luke Juriga L. Juriga OL 59 6' 4" 295
Mark Brooks M. Brooks OL 60 6' 6" 300
Mike Caliendo M. Caliendo OL 61 6' 4" 300
Alex Keys A. Keys OL 62 6' 1" 285
Wesley French W. French OL 66 6' 5" 295
Curtis Doyle C. Doyle OL 67 6' 5" 305
Spencer Kanz S. Kanz OL 70 6' 6" 295
Jonathan Todd J. Todd OL 71 6' 6" 325
Zach Novoselsky Z. Novoselsky OL 75 6' 5" 295
Chukwuma Okorafor C. Okorafor OL 77 6' 6" 330
Elliot Jordan E. Jordan OL 78 6' 6" 290
Daniel Bucholz D. Bucholz OL 63 6' 3" 275
Tom O'Mara T. O'Mara OL 64 6' 3" 275
Trevor Campbell T. Campbell OL 65 6' 5" 295
Dylan Deatherage D. Deatherage OL 72 6' 4" 290
Mohamed Elazazy M. Elazazy OL 73 6' 5" 310
Jaylon Moore J. Moore OL 76 6' 5" 305