Interceptions are for losers and that is most likely why Western Michigan has not thrown one so far in the 2016 season. Western Michigan and Quarterback Zach Terrell are at the top of the MAC and making noise in the FBS at 7-0, being ranked 20th in the nation.
Through 7 games this season, Western Michigan has thrown 175 passes and 0 interceptions. While they are only ranked 73rd in passing offense, with 228.1 yards per game, not throwing a single interception in that many attempts is pretty darn impressive to say the least. The second best numbers are with North Carolina, who has only thrown 2 interceptions. UNC throws 1 interception per 130 pass attempts, compared to Western Michigan’s 0 interceptions per 175 pass attempts.
Only three other schools in the entire NCAA have not thrown an interception this season so far, including Wofford (FCS), Harding (DII), and Washington & Lee (DIII).
“We are a very unselfish football team, we are focused on the team. We don’t care how many records we break,” said Senior Quarterback Zach Terrell on Twitter. Terrell is the staple of the Broncos offense and looks to continue his non interception streak the rest of the season. Western Michigan plays next week on the road against the Eastern Michigan Eagles.
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