Former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson has been selected to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL on January 26. Jackson will join former teammate Anthony Johnson who is also playing in the prestigious post-season all-star game.
Matt Gildersleeve has been tabbed the new head football strength and conditioning coach at the University at Buffalo, head coach Lance Leipold announced on Tuesday. Gildersleeve comes from the University of Akron where he spent the past seven seasons. He will oversee UB football’s strength program as well as the nutrition program and fueling station.
A pair of University at Buffalo football players have been selected to play in SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. Defensive end Chuck Harris and cornerback Cameron Lewis will both play in one of the premier FBS Division I level all-star games scheduled for January 13 in Daytona Beach, FL.
University at Buffalo senior linebacker Khalil Hodge was named a fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele, it was announced on Friday. The publication also listed 10 UB football players on its All-Mid-American Conference team.
The Mid-American Conference announced the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the seven fall sports during this 2018-19 academic season and four University at Buffalo student-athletes made the list. Volleyball’s Scout McLerran and Kristina Nieves, women’s soccer’s Carissima Cutrona and football’s Matt Otwinwoski were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
The University at Buffalo football team uncharacteristically turned the ball over four times and it proved to be the difference in a 42-32 loss to Troy in the Dollar General Bowl held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Saturday night. The Trojans were able to score 14 points off turnovers and had possession of the ball for much of the second half.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the initial signees for the 2019 recruiting class on the first day of the National Signing Period on Wednesday. The initial 17-member signing class is balanced with eight offensive players and nine defensive players.
The University at Buffalo football team will face off against Troy in the Dollar General Bowl on December 22. The Bulls are 10-3 on the season and are coming off a 30-29 loss to Northern Illinois in the MAC Championship game. Wide receiver Anthony Johnson had 124 yards receiving and two touchdowns to lead the Bulls.
The University at Buffalo placed seven football players on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced on Monday. Four members of the team were repeat honorees, while three were named for the first time.
A pair of University at Buffalo football players have accepted invitations to play in prestigious postseason all-star games. Wide receiver Anthony Johnson will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, while linebacker Khalil Hodge will play in the East-West Shrine Game.
The University at Buffalo football team has been selected to play in the Dollar General Bowl, it was announced on Sunday. The Bulls will face Troy University of the Sun Belt Conference at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL on December 22. It will mark the third time in school history Buffalo will play in a bowl game.
Northern Illinois struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass with 1:09 remaining in the game to defeat to University Buffalo football team, 30-29, in the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on Friday night. The final touchdown gave the Huskies their first lead of the game.
A school-record six University at Buffalo football players were named to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team, the league announced on Wednesday. Overall, the Bulls had 10 players named All-MAC, also a program best.
The Mid-American Conference announced its specialty awards on Wednesday and three members of the University at Buffalo football team were honored. Head Coach Lance Leipold was named the Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year, while quarterback Tyree Jackson was named MAC Offensive Player of the Year and running back Jaret Patterson was named MAC Freshman of the Year.
The University at Buffalo football team will face off against Northern Illinois at Ford Field in the Mid-American Conference Championship game on Friday. The Bulls finished the regular season 10-2 overall, 7-1 in the MAC and are coming off a 44-14 win at Bowling Green last Friday. Running back Jaret Patterson rushed for 88 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bulls.
For the second time in school history, the University at Buffalo football team will play for the Mid-American Conference Championship after defeating Bowling Green, 44-14, at Doyt Perry Stadium on Friday afternoon. The Bulls won the MAC East title and will advance to Detroit to face Northern Illinois next Friday.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold has been named a semifinalist for the George Munger College Coach of the Year Award, which is presented yearly by the Maxwell Football Club. The list includes a field of 18 candidates for the award who have been selected by the MFC National Selection Committee.
In a series won by the home team every year since 2010, Ohio held serve, defeating the University at Buffalo football team, 52-17, at Peden Stadium on Wednesday night. It was the Bulls first conference and road loss of the season. At 9-2 overall and 6-1 in the Mid-American Conference, Buffalo will play at Bowling Green next week with a chance to clinch to MAC East Division title.
University at Buffalo freshman running back Jaret Patterson and senior defensive tackle Justin Brandon were awarded with Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively, on Monday, the league announced. It marks the first time in their careers Patterson and Brandon have been recognized for the award.
University at Buffalo defensive coordinator Brian Borland has been named one of 53 nominees for the Broyles Award – given annually to college football’s top assistant coach. The nominees in this year’s class were selected from approximately 1,500 assistant coaches representing 130 FBS programs across the country.