Jeff Burrow has been named the director of player personnel for the University at Buffalo football team, head coach Lance Leipold announced on Monday. Burrow brings with him 16 years of collegiate coaching experience, including the last seven seasons as a defensive coach at Kent State.
The University at Buffalo football team has signed an agreement to play a pair of Big Ten opponents in future seasons. It was announced on Wednesday the Bulls will play at Ohio State in 2020 and at Maryland in 2022.
Former University at Buffalo safety Tim Roberts has earned an invitation from the Washington Redskins to attend their rookie minicamp. He joins David Goldsby (Bills & Raiders) and Chris Ford (Ravens) who also earned rookie minicamp invites as well as Demone Harris who signed a free agent contract with the Buccaneers.
A pair of former University at Buffalo football players have earned NFL Rookie Minicamp invites. Offensive lineman David Goldsby has been invited to work out with the Buffalo Bills and the Oakland Raiders. Nose tackle Chris Ford will work out with the Baltimore Ravens.
Former University at Buffalo defensive end Demone Harris has signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Harris came to Buffalo as a walk-on, built himself into an All-MAC player and will now get his shot in the NFL.
The University at Buffalo football team wrapped up spring drills on Friday night with the annual Blue & White Spring Scrimmage played at UB Stadium. It was played as a situational scrimmage between the offense and defense. The Bulls held 11-on-11 scrimmage situations with the ball spotted in various down and distances and field positions.
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.
University at Buffalo seniors Kyle DeWeen and Tim Roberts have 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 seventh straight year a UB player has made the list.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold has announced some shuffling to his coaching staff responsibilities. Quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski will join Andy Kotelnicki as co-offensive coordinator. Roc Bellantoni has been named special teams coordinator and Taiwo Onatolu will join him as co-special teams coordinator.
The University at Buffalo football team held its annual Pro Day at the ADPRO Sports Training Center in Orchard Park on Wednesday. Twelve UB football players worked out in front of both NFL and CFL scouts.
Fresh off a six-win, bowl-eligible season, the University at Buffalo football team announced it will kick off the 2018 season at home against Delaware State on Sept. 1. The Bulls released their entire 2018 football schedule on Thursday.
University at Buffalo football players Anthony Johnson and Khalil Hodge have been named to the Touchdown Club of Columbus 2018 Players to Watch List, the organization has announced. Johnson and Hodge are two of the 23 players on the list and will be honored in Columbus, OH on Saturday.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the addition of two more signees to the 2018 recruiting class on Wednesday. Joey Banks, a safety transfer from City College of San Francisco and Gabe Wallace, an offensive lineman from British Columbia, were added to the 14 players the Bulls signed back in December.
The University at Buffalo football program will hold walk-on tryouts at the beginning of the spring 2018 semester, and they are open to any UB student currently enrolled full-time who meets the UB walk-on academic standards. We reserve the right to deny any student a tryout if that student does not meet UB or NCAA eligibility standards.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold will be enshrined as a member of the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame Class of 2018 on Saturday, March 24, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Leipold spent eight legandary seasons as the football head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater prior to his arrival to Buffalo.
Lewis Caralla has been tabbed as the new football head strength and conditioning coach at the University at Buffalo, head coach Lance Leipold announced on Friday. Caralla brings a wealth of experience from programs such as Michigan, Mississippi State, Georgia Tech and most recently Lousiana-Lafayette.
Four University at Buffalo student-athletes were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes for the fall sports seasons, the league announced on Thursday. The four include Julia Benati and Carissima Cutrona from women's soccer, John McCarty from men's cross country and Tim Roberts from football. Voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions, these student-athletes represent the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the initial signees for the 2018 recruiting class on the first day of the National Signing Period on Wednesday. The initial 14-member signing class features standout home-grown talent from Western New York to as far away as Hawaii.
The University at Buffalo place 11 football players on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced on Wednesday. It was the football team’s most Academic All-MAC selections in school history.
Today we learned that we were not selected to play in a bowl game. While this was difficult news to take, it in no way tarnishes the fine season our football team had. We finished the year with six wins, the third-most as an FBS program. It was a huge accomplishment for our team.
Following a record-breaking season for the University at Buffalo football team, five Bulls were named to the All-Mid-American Conference team, the league announced on Wednesday. Wide receiver Anthony Johnson and linebacker Khalil Hodge were named to the first team; while defensive end Demone Harris was named to the second team and center James O’Hagan and defensive end Chuck Harris were named to the third team.
University at Buffalo wide receiver Anthony Johnson was named the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. It is the ninth time this season a UB player has been named Player of the Week and Johnson is the eighth different Bull to earn the honor.