Benz had scoring throws of 5 yards to Donald Scott and 8 yards to Alex Gillett while completing 13 of 21 passes for 137 yards for the Eagles (2-9, 1-6 Mid-American). Dominique Sherrer also scored on a 3-yard run.
Western Michigan (4-8, 2-6) had more offensive yards than Eastern -- 443 to 369 -- but settled for Andrew Haldeman field goals on its three second-half scoring drives. Alex Carder was 29 for 50 passing for 328 yards and TD passes of 1 yard to Blake Hammond and 25 to Justin Collins, who had nine catches for 101 yards.
The Broncos were playing their final game of the season. Eastern Michigan wraps up next week against Northern Illinois.
Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin talks with Paul Finebaum about A&M's strength and obstacles in the SEC for the 2016 season.
A look at the top players on Arizona State as the Sun Devils enter the 2016 season.
The Baton Rouge Advocate's Ross Dellenger joins the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the possible return of DT Travonte Valentine to LSU.
Recruiting reporter Tom VanHaaren joins ESPN's Phil Murphy to break down programs off to surprisingly hot starts in recruiting the 2017 class.
Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd shared a video of himself hitting 19.5 mph during a high-knee incline run on the treadmill.
Marcus Spears joins the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the SEC strength of schedule compared to other conferences.