The preseason honors continue for University at Buffalo sophomore running back Jaret Patterson as he was named to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award on Wednesday, given annually to the nation’s top college running back. He was previously named to the Maxwell Award preseason watch list.
University at Buffalo senior linebacker Matt Otwinowski has been named a nominee for the AFCA Allstate Good Works Team. The annual award is given to college football players for the impact they make off the field.
Fans will have an opportunity to buy discounted tickets for the upcoming 2019 football season as the Division of Athletics will be holding their annual flash sale on Thursday, July 11th from 9:00am – 5:00pm.
The University at Buffalo’s popular Tailgate Concert Series returns for a seventh season this fall and the school has announced the acts coming to Stampede Square beginning in August. Presented by Losi and Gangi, fans will once again enjoy live music by national recording artists as well as popular local talent just 100 yards away from the south gate of the stadium two hours prior to kickoff.
The Mid-American Conference announced the updated 2019 football schedule with kick times and television platforms for a number of University at Buffalo football games. The highlight of the schedule is a nationally-televised prime-time matchup at Penn State on September 7. The Bulls and Nittany Lions will face off at 7:30 pm on Fox.
Athlon Sports released its preseason All-Mid-American Conference football team and nine University at Buffalo players were named to the squad. The list was headlined by three first-team selections, running back Jaret Patterson and offensive linemen Evin Ksiezarczyk and Paul Nosworthy.
Five former University at Buffalo football players signed free agent contracts with NFL teams on Saturday. Quarterback Tyree Jackson, wide receiver Anthony Johnson, center James O’Hagan, defensive end Chuck Harris and cornerback Cameron Lewis will all get an opportunity to continue their careers in the NFL.
Prior to the University at Buffalo’s final spring football scrimmage on Friday night, head coach Lance Leipold held a press conference announcing the signing of the Bulls newest team member, Peyton Longo. The 16-year-old from Cheektowaga signed with the Bulls through a program called Team IMPACT.
Former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson has been named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society – comprised of college football players who maintained a cumulative 3.2 or better grade point average throughout their college career. It is the eight straight year a UB player has made the list.
The University at Buffalo football team will wrap up spring drills with its annual Blue & White Spring Scrimmage on Friday night at UB Stadium. Admission is free and the scrimmage is scheduled to start at 7 pm.
Scott Fuchs, a 25-year veteran of college coaching, has been hired as offensive line coach at the University at Buffalo, head coach Lance Leipold announced on Friday. Fuchs comes to Buffalo after spending the previous five seasons as offensive line coach at Wyoming. Leipold and Fuchs also worked on the same staff at Nebraska-Omaha from 2004-06.
University at Buffalo Director of Football Recruiting Operations Cady Oster will participate in the National Football League’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum held at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The forum is part of the NFL’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Fresh off a school-record 10-win campaign and a berth in the Dollar General Bowl, the University at Buffalo football team announced it will kick off the 2019 campaign at home against Robert Morris on Thursday, August. 29. The Bulls released their entire 2019 football schedule on Wednesday.
Brad McCaslin, who spent two seasons on the University at Buffalo football staff, is returning to the UB program to serve as defensive tackles coach, head coach Lance Leipold announced on Friday. McCaslin previous served as a defensive analyst as well as a defensive assistant and director of player personnel for the Bulls during the 2016 and 2017 seasons.
University at Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson was honored by the Touchdown Club of Columbus on Saturday night as one of the Mid-American Conference players to watch in 2019. The sophomore running back was one of eight players from the MAC named to the annual list.
Former University at Buffalo football players Tyree Jackson and Anthony Johnson have earned invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine, the National Football League announced on Thursday. It marks the first time in school history Buffalo has had two players invited to the Combine in the same year.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the addition of six more signees to the 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday. Two wide receivers, two defensive linemen, a running back and a cornerback will join the 17-member class that signed in December.
2018 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Lance Leipold has agreed to a new five-year contract with the University at Buffalo, Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced on Tuesday. Leipold’s new contract runs through the 2023 season.
Three former University at Buffalo football players have made Alliance of American Football rosters. Branden Oliver, John Kling and Matt Weiser will all play in the newly created professional football league.
Following a standout performance, former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson was named the South Most Valuable Player at the Reese’s Senior Bowl held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL on Saturday. Jackson along with former wide receiver Anthony Johnson played for the South team in the prestigious all-star game.
Tyree Jackson and Anthony Johnson will participate in the 2019 State Farm All-Star Football Challenge at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 21st edition of the All-Star Football Challenge will air on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 1. The skills competition will feature 24 of college football’s brightest stars divided into six teams based on their college conference. Each team will consist of four players from the same conference that will compete for conference supremacy in a series of skills competitions. The conferences represented are the ACC, the Big Ten, the Big 12, the Pac-12, the SEC, and four of the best players outside of the Power Five that will be called the “Wild Card” team.