2014 News

  • UB to Hold Football Ticket Flash Sale on July 14
    July 06, 2015
    With the 2015 football season quickly approaching, UB will once again be holding a one-day flash sale for discounted tickets. On Tuesday, July 14, all single-game tickets will cost only $10. That is a $12 savings from the regular ticket price. In addition, all VIP experience packages which include front of stage seats to the Tailgate Concert shows will cost only $27 (regularly $32). Single game tickets go on sale at the regular price on July 15.
  • UB Football Signs Offensive Lineman Trey Bowman
    July 02, 2015
    The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York added some size to its offensive line with the addition of JUCO transfer Trey Bowman. The 6-4, 285 lb. native of Carter Lake, IA comes to UB from Iowa Western Community College and will be eligible for the 2015 season.
  • Now in the NFL, Oliver Returns to UB and Earns his Degree
    June 23, 2015
    Branden Oliver left the University at Buffalo holding nearly every school rushing record. However, there was one thing he wasn’t holding when he left - a diploma. Now a standout running back for the San Diego Chargers with a multi-year contract, it was easy to assume Oliver wouldn’t finish his degree. However, if you think that was going to happen, you obviously don’t know Bo.
  • Leipold Named One of College Football’s Top 15 Coaches on the Rise for 2015
    June 16, 2015
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York football head coach Lance Leipold has been named one of college football’s Top 15 “Coaches on the Rise” by Athlon Sports. Regarded as one of the top coaching hires of the offseason, Leipold is entering his first season at the helm of the UB program.
  • Kick Times Announced For Five UB Football Games
    June 10, 2015
    The Mid-American Conference announced kick times and television assignments for five University at Buffalo, the State University of New York football games on Wednesday. The Bulls will open the season against Albany on September 5 at 3:30 pm. The game will air on ESPN3. Country duo Thompson Square will kick off the UB Football Tailgate Concert Series presented by Seneca Niagara Resorts when they hit the stage at 1:30 pm.
  • CBS Sports Network to Televise Mid-American Conference Football and Basketball Games
    June 03, 2015
    CBS Sports Network has reached a multi-year deal to televise college football and basketball games from the Mid-American Conference. The deal, which begins this season and continues through 2018-19, is through a sublicense agreement with ESPN.
  • Five Bulls Named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-MAC Team
    June 01, 2015
    Five University at Buffalo, the State University of New York football players have been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-MAC Team. Running back Anthone Taylor, wide receiver Ron Willoughby and kick returner Devin Campbell were named to the second team. Tight end Matt Weiser was named to the third team and offensive lineman John Kling was named to the fourth team.
  • Lester and Redden Earn NFL Tryouts
    May 05, 2015
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York football players Cortney Lester and Adam Redden have earned NFL tryouts. Lester will work out for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Redden will work out for the New Orleans Saints. This comes a day after Andre Davis, Trevor Sales and Jake Silas were also invited to NFL camps.
  • Three UB Offensive Linemen Invited to NFL Rookie Camps
    May 04, 2015
    All three senior starting offensive linemen from last season’s University at Buffalo football team have been invited to NFL rookie camps. Andre Davis will work out for the New York Jets, Trevor Sales with the Cleveland Browns and Jake Silas with the Green Bay Packers.
  • Kristjan Sokoli Selected by Seattle in the NFL Draft
    May 02, 2015
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York defensive tackle Kristjan Sokoli was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the 214th pick in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. It marked the third straight year a UB player was selected in the NFL Draft, joining Khalil Mack last year and Steven Means in 2013.
  • Skinner and Silas Named to NFF Hampshire Society
    April 29, 2015
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York seniors Lee Skinner and Jake Silas have been named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society - comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. This marks the fourth straight year a UB player has made the list, and it is the second straight season the Bulls have had multiple honorees.
  • Live For Gameday; UB Football Season Tickets are on Sale Now
    April 20, 2015
    Season tickets for the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York 2015 campaign are now on sale and start at just $125. This season marks the first under new head coach Lance Leipold, a six-time national coach of the year honoree and the fastest coach to reach 100 wins in NCAA history.
  • Bulls Close out Spring Drills with Blue White Scrimmage
    April 18, 2015
    The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York football team closed out spring practice with its annual Blue and White Scrimmage under sun-drenched skies at UB Stadium on Saturday afternoon. No score was kept in a game that featured the offense going up against the defense.
  • Annual Blue and White Scrimmage Set for Saturday
    April 16, 2015
    Fans will have their first opportunity to see the UB football team under new head coach Lance Leipold when the Bulls take the field for the annual Blue and White Scrimmage on Saturday at UB Stadium. The culmination of spring practice, the game will kick off at 2 pm and admissions is free.
  • UB Football to Host Inaugural Bulls BBQ Bash on April 17
    April 02, 2015
    The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York will host its inaugural Bulls BBQ Bash on Friday, April 17 at Alumni Arena.
  • Brian Borland Inducted into WFCA Hall of Fame
    March 28, 2015
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York defensive coordinator Brian Borland was inducted into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Madison, WI on Saturday night.
  • Bulls Hold First Spring Practice Under Lance Leipold
    March 25, 2015
    The first football practice under new head coach Lance Leipold kicked off the spring practice period on Wednesday afternoon at the ADPRO Sports Training Center in Orchard Park, NY. It was the first of 15 practices that will culminate with the Blue-White Game on April 18.
  • Bulls Release 2015 Football Schedule
    February 27, 2015
    The Lance Leipold era of University at Buffalo, the State University of New York football will officially kick off on Saturday, September 5th against Albany at UB Stadium. The Bulls released the entire 2015 football schedule on Friday.
  • Tim Edwards Named Defensive Line Coach
    February 17, 2015
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York football head coach Lance Leipold has named Tim Edwards defensive line coach. Edwards has 18 years of coaching experience, spending the previous four years as defensive line coach at Louisiana-Lafayette.
  • 12 UB Fall Athletes Earn MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete Recognition
    February 06, 2015
    CLEVELAND, OH - The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the seven fall sports during this 2014-15 academic season and 12 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York student-athletes were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
  • Football Announces 2015 Signing Class
    February 04, 2015
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York football head coach Lance Leipold announced the initial signees for the 2015 recruiting class on the first day of the National Signing Period on Wednesday. The 21-member class is the first signing class under the Bulls first-year head coach.
  • UB to Auction Pair of Signed Khalil Mack Jerseys
    February 02, 2015
    BUFFALO, NY – On Saturday, Jan. 30, 2015 former UB football player and current Oakland Raiders linebacker, Khalil Mack was selected to the 2014 NFL All-Rookie Team. He was also a finalist for the 2014 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.
  • Eight Bulls Named to Academic All-MAC Team
    January 27, 2015
    The Mid-American Conference announced its 2014 Football Academic All-MAC team as a total of 128 student-athletes were named to the squad. Among the selections were eight members of the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York football team. Making the team were seniors Jake Silas and Lee Skinner, juniors Tony Daniel, Nick Gilbo, Tyler Grassman, Matt Weiser, Ron Willoughby and sophomore Jarrett Franklin.
  • Watch UB’s National Signing Day Coverage Live on ESPN3
    January 26, 2015
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York football fans will be able to watch all the excitement of College Football National Signing Day live on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app on February 4. Beginning at 7 am, Paul Peck, Scott Wilson and Brad Riter will give fans live, inside access as the UB coaching staff receives National Letters of Intent from the newest Bulls.
  • Ianello Joins Leipold’s Staff Full Time
    January 15, 2015
    University at Buffalo, the State University of New York head football coach Lance Leipold announced on Thursday that Rob Ianello has joined his coaching staff full time after serving as a voluntary advisor since early December. Ianello will serve as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator and coach the Bulls’ wide receivers.
  • UB Bulls 6 for 6: Joe Licata
    January 14, 2015
    For the next 6 weeks, UB Athletics will be releasing a weekly series of videos featuring UB Student-Athletes as they outline the significant impact Blue & White Fund donors have on their experience as student-athletes and ultimately their future beyond UB. Get to know some of UB's finest Student-Athletes and gain some insight on their experience on campus and the sacrifices they made along the way to earn the right to become a Bull!
  • Leipold Named National Coach of the Year for the Sixth Time
    January 13, 2015
    New University at Buffalo, The State University of New York head football coach Lance Leipold had one final piece of hardware to pick up from his days at Wisconsin-Whitewater on Tuesday. Leipold was named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III National Coach of the Year for the sixth time in the last eight years at the AFCA Convention in Louisville, KY.
  • Scott Hired as Defensive Line Coach
    January 09, 2015
    John Scott, Jr. has been hired as defensive line coach at the University at Buffalo, head football coach Lance Leipold announced on Friday. Scott most recently served as defensive line coach at Texas Tech.
  • UB Announces 2015 Football Opponents
    January 08, 2015
    The Mid-American Conference announced the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York’s conference opponents on Wednesday.
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