Western Michigan has fired football coach Bill Cubit with one year left on his contract.
The move was made Saturday after the Broncos closed the season with a 29-23 loss to Eastern Michigan.
Western Michigan was 4-8, 2-6 in the Mid-American Conference.
Cubit was 51-47 in eight seasons and led the program to three bowl games.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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