June 10, 2011
UB Unveils Brinkworth/McNally Football Alumni Team Meeting Room
The University at Buffalo Division of Athletics announced its latest facility upgrade with the unveiling of the Brinkworth/McNally Football Alumni Team Meeting Room at UB Stadium on Friday.
May 26, 2011
New York Mills Standout Fred Russ Added To Football Recruiting Class of 2011
Head football coach Jeff Quinn announced that Fred Russ, a two-sport standout at New York Mills HS, has signed a scholarship to continue his academic and athletic pursuits at the University at Buffalo.
May 24, 2011
Four Bulls Named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-MAC Team
Four University at Buffalo football players have been named to Phil Steele’s 2011 Preseason All-MAC Team. Three of the four were selected to the first team, including wide receiver Marcus Rivers, punt returner Terrell Jackson and linebacker Khalil Mack. Defensive end Steven Means was named to the second team.
May 3, 2011
Being Drafted by the Cowboys is a Dream Come True for Thomas
When Josh Thomas’ phone rang on Saturday afternoon he couldn’t believe who was calling. “This is Jerry Jones,” the voice on the other end said. There was a long pause. “Josh…are you there,” Jones asked. “Are YOU there,” Thomas responded in disbelief. The owner of the Dallas Cowboys, the team Thomas has grown up spending every Sunday rooting for, was calling to say they were drafting him.
April 30, 2011
Josh Thomas Drafted by Dallas Cowboys
University at Buffalo cornerback Josh Thomas was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. The Cedar Hill, TX native gets to play for his hometown team.
April 21, 2011
Quinn Announces Buffalo Two Deep
On the heels of Buffalo’s spring Blue-White scrimmage, head coach Jeff Quinn has released the team’s summer two-deep chart.
April 20, 2011
UMass Joins the MAC in Football in 2012
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today the addition of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) as a football only member, which will increase the conference football membership to 14 universities. UMass will begin conference play for the 2012 football season and will be eligible for the conference football championship game and a bowl game beginning in the 2013 football season.
April 16, 2011
Offense Defeats Defense in Blue-White Scrimmage as Rivers Stars
The University at Buffalo football team held its annual Blue-White scrimmage at the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon, due to inclement weather, and the offense (White) scored a 49-34 win over the defense (Blue) in a modified scoring system.
April 15, 2011
Blue-White Scrimmage Moved to Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse; Not Open to Public
Due to inclement weather expected on Saturday, the University at Buffalo football Blue –White Scrimmage will be played at the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse. Unfortunately, because of the move and lack of adequate seating, the scrimmage is not open to public. In addition, there will not be a website video stream available.
April 9, 2011
Offense Shows Significant Progress in Scrimmage
On a beautiful April afternoon at UB Stadium, the University at Buffalo football team held its third scrimmage of the spring practice period. While the defense still looks to be ahead of the offense, the Bulls showed significant improvement moving the ball down the field.
March 26, 2011
Bulls Put on Pads, Scrimmage For First Time This Spring
On the third day they scrimmaged. That was the story of the University at Buffalo football spring practice schedule as Saturday marked the first time the Bulls were in full pads and it created a lively atmosphere at the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse.
March 23, 2011
Bulls Open Spring Practice With Great Enthusiasm
The University at Buffalo football team began the first of their 15 spring practice sessions on Wednesday at the Buffalo Bills Fieldhouse with a spirited and focused practice that featured great passion on both sides of the ball.
February 28, 2011
Bulls Release 2011 Football Schedule
The University at Buffalo announced its 2011 football schedule today which features a game at a historic SEC venue, a home game against a BCS bowl team and the two teams that competed in the Mid-American Conference championship game last December.
February 24, 2011
Bulls Football Adds Florida Standout to Recruiting Class
University at Buffalo head football coach Jeff Quinn has announced that Wonderful Monds has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Bulls.
February 11, 2011
Thomas To Participate in NFL Combine
Josh Thomas, a standout cornerback for the University at Buffalo football team the past four years, has been invited to participate in the prestigious NFL Scouting Combine later this month.
February 6, 2011
Starks Becomes First Bull in 42 Years to Win Super Bowl
Former University at Buffalo star James Starks became the first former Bull to win a Super Bowl in 42 years as the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25, on Sunday night.
February 2, 2011
Wood and Patterson Added to Football Coaching Staff
University at Buffalo head football coach Jeff Quinn has announced two new additions to his coaching staff, both with Division I head coaching experience, and both boasting resumes that have seen success at the highest levels of college football.
February 2, 2011
Buffalo Releases 2011 Football Class
University at Buffalo head football coach Jeff Quinn has announced his initial signees for the 2011 recruiting class on the first day of the National Signing period. Quinn added 20 players, including every position, from 10 different states and two provinces in Canada.
January 31, 2011
Chat Live During National Signing Day
Fans who are unable to make it to Wednesday night's National Signing Day program will have an opportunity to partake in a live chat on Buffalobulls.com, beginning at 5:30 pm. Those who contribute in the live chat will have the opportunity to ask head coach Jeff Quinn questions about the class of 2011.
January 28, 2011
15 Former MAC Players to Participate in Super Bowl
February 6th, 2011 will mark Super Bowl XLV with a matchup of the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Green Bay Packers. Among the participants this year will be 15 former Mid American Conference players.
January 23, 2011
Willy Signs with New York Jets
The New York Jets have signed former University at Buffalo standout, Drew Willy to a futures/reserve contract.
January 23, 2011
Starks Helps Packers Reach Super Bowl
Former Bulls’ star running back James Starks rushed for 74 yards and scored his first NFL touchdown to help the Green Bay Packers defeat the Chicago Bears, 21-14, in the NFC Championship game at Soldier Field on Sunday.
January 18, 2011
Thomas and Bittner To Play in Post-Season Senior Games
Former Buffalo football standouts Josh Thomas and Peter Bittner will both have a chance to showcase their skills for National Football League scouts in senior all-star games in the next few weeks.
January 9, 2011
Starks Shines In Packers Playoff Win Over Eagles
Former University at Buffalo standout James Starks starred for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in their 21-16 NFL Wild Card upset over the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
January 7, 2011
Three Former Bulls in NFL Playoffs
Three former Buffalo football standouts will be a part of the first weekend of the National Football League playoffs.
December 21, 2010
Bulls Sign Arizona Native as Mid-Year Transfer
University at Buffalo head football coach Jeff Quinn has announced that Wyatt Cahill, a defensive end from Tempe, AZ, has signed a letter of intent with the Bulls and will enroll in January.
December 15, 2010
Mack and Neutz Garner Postseason Honors
Following terrific freshman campaigns, wide receiver Alex Neutz and linebacker Khalil Mack earned spots on Phil Steele's 2010 Postseason All-Freshman Teams. Mack was named to the third team for defense and Neutz got the nod on the fifth team for offense. Mack also was a Honorable Mention member on College Football News' list.
December 14, 2010
Bulls Hand Out Yearly Awards; Cook Takes Home Team MVP
Most valuable player honors to seniors Domonic Cook, Davonte Shannon, A.J. Principe and freshman Alez Neutz highlighted the University at Buffalo football team’s awards banquet held at the Millenium Hotel Sunday afternoon. The banquet recognized the top performers both on and off the field.
December 3, 2010
Six Bulls Honored On Phil Steele’s All-MAC Teams
Six Buffalo football players, including three first-team selections, were honored on Phil Steele’s Mid-American Conference all-star teams.
December 1, 2010
Three Bulls Named to All-MAC First Team
University at Buffalo safety Davonte Shannon joined elite company on Wednesday as he became just the fourth player in the history of the Mid-American Conference to be a four-time selection to the All-MAC First Team. Joining Shannon on the first team were fellow safety Domonic Cook and punt returner Terrell Jackson.
November 26, 2010
Zips Hold Off Bulls, 22-14, as Shannon Breaks All-Time Tackle Mark
The University at Buffalo senior class, which has done so much to raise the national profile of the Bulls’ football program, nearly went out in storybook fashion at InfoCision Stadium on Saturday.
November 25, 2010
Buffalo Closes 2010 Campaign at Akron on Friday
The Buffalo Bulls will close the 2010 season with their first visit to InfoCision Stadium on the University of Akron campus in a matchup of two teams desperately looking to end the season with a win.
November 20, 2010
Eagles Running Game Proves Too Much as Bulls Fall, 21-17
A powerful Eastern Michigan rushing attack spelled the difference in a game that came down to the final play as the Eagles held off Buffalo, 21-17 at UB Stadium.
November 18, 2010
Bulls Ask Fans To Assist WNY Food Bank on Saturday
The University at Buffalo Division of Athletics, in conjunction with University United Professionals (UUP), is calling on all Bulls fans to help make the holidays a more joyful time for those in need at Saturday’s game versus Eastern Michigan.
November 17, 2010
Buffalo Closes Home Schedule Saturday Against Eastern Michigan
With the 2010 season coming to a close, the Buffalo Bulls will welcome in Eastern Michigan Saturday afternoon in the final home game for 18 seniors, with many leaving UB Stadium as some of the most decorated players in program history. The Bulls will look to snap its three-game losing streak against the Eagles all time in the series.
November 12, 2010
Ball State Beats Bulls, 20-3
It was a lost evening at UB Stadium, as the Bulls lost their starting quarterback, four turnovers and the football game to visiting Ball State by a 20-3 score.
November 4, 2010
Josh Violanti Named to Academic All-District Team
Josh Violanti has been named to the ESPN Academic All-District football team. The junior center on the University at Buffalo football team is a political science major with a 3.88 grade point average. He was named to the All-District First Team and is now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.
November 4, 2010
Bulls Set For Thursday Night Clash With Ohio
The University at Buffalo football team travels to Ohio for a nationally-televised Thursday night matchup with the Bobcats. The game will air on ESPNU.
November 4, 2010
Bobcats Hang On To Defeat Bulls, 34-17
Slow starts have plagued the University at Buffalo football team all season. Thursday night followed the same script, as Buffalo fell behind 21-0 in the first half on the road at Ohio. However, the Bulls never stopped fighting, narrowing the margin to as close as 27-17 early in the fourth quarter, but ultimately could not overcome the deficit in a 34-17 Mid-American Conference loss at Peden Stadium.
October 30, 2010
RedHawks Hold off Bulls, 21-9
The University at Buffalo showed glimpses of breaking through, but the Miami RedHawks made the crucial plays when it counted and held on for a 21-9 win on a blustery day at UB Stadium before 12,786 fans.
October 30, 2010
Buffalo-Miami (OH) Post Game Notes & Quotes
October 28, 2010
Bulls Host Miami (OH) on Saturday
The University at Buffalo football team will host Miami (OH) on Saturday looking to level its record at 2-2 in Mid-American Conference play.
October 23, 2010
Bulls Fall Short To Temple in Homecoming Clash
The very first play of the Bulls Homecoming game against Temple was a harbinger of things to come.
October 21, 2010
Bulls Return Home to Face Temple
After over a month away from the friendly confines of UB Stadium, the Bulls football team will look to go 2-1 in MAC in a critical game against divisional rival Temple Saturday afternoon. After splitting the first two conference games during the team's road trip, Buffalo will have an opportunity to leap-frog the 2-1 Owls
October 20, 2010
Eight Bulls Named to Phil Steeles Midseason All-MAC Team
Eight members of the University at Buffalo football team have been named to the Phil Steele Midseason All-MAC Team.
October 19, 2010
Former UB Quarterback Named Starter for Las Vegas
Former University at Buffalo quarterback Drew Willy has been named the starter for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. The Locos signed Willy in August to back up starter Tim Rattay. However, Rattay was injured in their last game and head coach Jim Fassel named Willy the starter.
October 16, 2010
Miscues Cost Bulls in 45-14 Loss at Northern Illinois
Too many critical mistakes and a stout Northern Illinois defense spelled the difference as the Bulls dropped a 45-14 Mid-American Conference football game on Saturday afternoon before 21,230 fans at Huskie Stadium.
October 14, 2010
Bulls Travel to Northern Illinois Looking to Go 2-0 in MAC Play
Fresh off a win at Bowling Green and a bye week, the University at Buffalo football team returns to action on Saturday afternoon at Northern Illinois. It is the third of three straight road games for the Bulls.
October 7, 2010
Newton Signed To Colts 53-Man Roster
Former University at Buffalo football standout Mike Newton was signed to the Indianapolis Colts 53-man roster this week and is expected to be in uniform this weekend when Indy plays the Kansas City Chiefs.
October 4, 2010
Mack Named MAC East Division Defensive Player of the Week
University at Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack has been named the Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week following his standout performance in the Bulls 28-26 win at Bowling Green on Saturday.
October 2, 2010
Defense Shines in MAC-Opening Win at Bowling Green
It must be something about Doyt Perry Stadium, because every time the Buffalo football team plays at Bowling Green the incredible seems to happen.
September 29, 2010
Bulls Open MAC Play on the Road at Bowling Green
With the non-conference season coming to a close, the University at Buffalo will stay on the road to open up the Mid-American Conference schedule as it travels to Bowling Green to face the Falcons. The two teams enter the game with identical 1-3 records, with the Bulls coming off a loss at UConn and the Falcons losing to Michigan.
September 25, 2010
Second-Half Surge Leads Connecticut Past Buffalo, 45-21
The University at Buffalo football team rebounded from an early 14-point deficit but could not continue the momentum in the second half in dropping a 45-21 decision to the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field on Saturday.
September 23, 2010
Bulls Play First of Three Straight Road Games at UConn on Saturday
The University at Buffalo football team will play the first of three straight road games and the second straight road contest against a BCS opponent when it travels to Connecticut on Saturday afternoon to take on the Huskies.
September 19, 2010
Bulls Game at Connecticut To Be Broadcast Locally on Time-Warner
The University at Buffalos football game at Connecticut this Saturday will air locally on Time-Warner Cable Sportsnet as part of the Big East television package.
September 18, 2010
Knights Come Up With Crucial Plays in 24-10 Win Over Buffalo
The University at Buffalo saw a few crucial plays, and one long drive, spell the difference between victory and defeat in a 24-10 loss to visiting Central Florida on Saturday night.
September 18, 2010
Buffalo vs. UCF Notes and Quotes
September 16, 2010
Bulls Back Home to Host UCF on Saturday Night
The UB football team returns home to face UCF on Saturday night at UB Stadium. The Bulls are 1-1 and are coming off a 34-6 loss at Baylor last Saturday.
September 14, 2010
Walk To Victory Highlights Pre-Game Football Events
First-year head football coach Jeff Quinn and the Bulls football team have begun a new tradition on game day they invite all UB fans to be a part of.
September 11, 2010
Bulls Fall on Road to Baylor, 34-6
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is considered one of the most electrifying running quarterbacks in the nation. On Saturday night at William Casey Stadium, Griffin III beat Buffalo with his arm before 40,853 fans.
September 9, 2010
Bulls Face First Road Test at Baylor
In a matchup fit for Wall Street, the Bulls will meet the Bears on Saturday night as Buffalo makes its first trip to Waco, TX to take on Baylor.
September 2, 2010
Bulls Rip Rams, 31-0, in Opener as Defense Posts Shutout
The University at Buffalo football program was expected to be a quick-strike offense under new head coach Jeff Quinns wide-open fast-breaking attack.
September 2, 2010
Buffalo vs. Rhode Island Notes and Quotes
September 1, 2010
Bulls Open the Season Against Rhode Island on Thursday Night
The UB football team will take the field on Thursday night against Rhode Island for the first time under new head coach Jeff Quinn. The Bulls head coach promises to bring a high-energy, exciting brand of football to UB Stadium and it starts against the Rams on Thursday night.
August 26, 2010
UB Football To Play SEC Opponents in 2011-12
The University at Buffalo football program has played one Southeastern Conference opponent in its 96-year history. That number is about to triple in the next two years.
August 21, 2010
Bulls Focus on Situational Football In Second Scrimmage
The University at Buffalo football team held its second full-scale scrimmage on Saturday with a focus on situational elements with both the offense and defense making their presence felt.
August 14, 2010
Quinn Pleased with Saturdays Scrimmage
The University at Buffalo football team held its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday afternoon at UB Stadium. The Bulls looked impressive on both sides of the ball and head coach Jeff Quinn was very pleased with what he saw.
August 13, 2010
Bulls Announce Football Broadcast Team
The University at Buffalo football broadcast team will have a few new faces for the Bulls third season on WECK-1230 AM.
August 13, 2010
Defense Shines at Football Practice
Thursday was the eighth preseason practice under new head football coach Jeff Quinn at a hot and humid UB Stadium. As the players have started to wear pads, more can be evaluated by the coaching staff.
August 6, 2010
Bulls Hit the Field for their First Practice
University at Buffalo football team opened training camp on Friday morning at a sun-splashed UB stadium. While the players were without pads, the mood was still intense with new head coach Jeff Quinn.
July 21, 2010
Davonte Shannon Named Preseason All-American
University at Buffalo senior safety Davonte Shannon has been named to the Preseason All-America Team by College Football Insiders. Shannon was named an honorable mention selection. The Jeannette, PA native is Buffalo's first preseason All-American selection in the Bulls' Division I-A era.
July 14, 2010
Desmond Howard To Highlight UB Kickoff Luncheon
Desmond Howard, one of only four football players in history to win both the Heisman Trophy and Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, will be the keynote speaker at the annual UB Football Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday, August 4 at the Millennium Hotel.
June 22, 2010
2010 Football Recruits Wrap Up All-Star Games
This past weekend marked the end of what has been a busy high school football all-star game season for 16 future Buffalo Bulls.