Shane Morris leads Central Michigan to comeback win over Western Michigan

Posted at 11:44 PM, Nov 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-01 23:48:47-04

Shane Morris connected with Corey Willis on a 77-yard touchdown pass with 2:37 left in the game to complete Central Michigan's comeback against Western Michigan.

The Chippewas beat the Broncos 35-28 at a rain-soaked Waldo Stadium.

Morris ran for two scores and led CMU to three comebacks as WMU led by two touchdowns three different times.


Western Michigan's Jarvion Franklin ran 26 times for 228 yards and two touchdowns. His second score put the Broncos ahead 28-14 with 8:28 left in the third quarter.

But the fourth quarter belonged to Morris and the Chippewas. Jonathan Ward scored from 29 yards out to make it 28-21 before Morris connected with Eric Cooper to tie the game at 28-28 with 5:50 left in the game.