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Opponent Links: Week Three, Western Michigan

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Read up on Northwestern’s week three opponent, the new-look Western Michigan Broncos.

USA Today’s Paul Myerberg ranks the Broncos at No. 98 (reminder: Northwestern was No. 22) and breaks down their new coach and the players to watch on each unit.

Northwestern faces its third opponent in three weeks that is under new leadership. This week, it’s newcomer P.J. Fleck. David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune profiles college football’s youngest head coach.

Bonus: Head over to SBNation and watch Fleck explain all of the new gameday traditions he is implementing at Western Michigan’s Waldo Stadium this year.

Nick Buckley of the Battle Creek Enquirer previews the Western Michigan-Northwestern matchup and talks with WMU head coach P.J. Fleck, who has high praise for the Wildcats, a team for whom he had at one time hoped to play.

Check out our own preview of Western Michigan in the Know Your Opponent series.