Georgia Southern-Buffalo to meet in Camellia Bowl on Dec. 27December 4, 2022 GMT
Georgia Southern (6-6, Sun Belt) vs Buffalo (6-6, Mid-American), Dec. 27, noon EST, ESPN
Buffalo becomes bowl eligible for 4th time in 5 yearsDecember 2, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Quian Williams scored a go-ahead touchdown with 1:15 left in the fourth quarter and Buffalo rallied past Akron 23-22 on Friday to become bowl eligible for the fourth time in five seasons.
Kent State rallies to beat Buffalo 30-27 in OTNovember 26, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO (AP) — Tommy Ulatowski threw a 7-yard touchdown to Devontez Walker and the play served as the game-winner as Kent State beat Buffalo 30-27 in overtime on Saturday, denying the Bulls bowl eligibility.
Akron-Buffalo game postponed indefinitely due to stormNovember 19, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The University at Buffalo’s football game against Akron has been postponed indefinitely due to a lake-effect snowstorm hitting the western New York region.
MAC football: Akron at Buffalo postponed by winter stormNovember 18, 2022 GMT
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo’s football game against Akron has been postponed due to a lake-effect snowstorm hitting the western New York region, the Mid-American Conference announced Friday.
Central Michigan rallies, 31-27, behind freshman QB’s 3 TDsNovember 10, 2022 GMT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Bert Emanuel Jr. rushed for 293 yards and the first three touchdowns of his career as Central Michigan rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Buffalo 31-27 on Wednesday night.
Ohio snaps Buffalo’s 5-game win streak behind Rourke’s 5 TDsNovember 2, 2022 GMT
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Kurtis Rourke threw for 317 yards and five touchdowns, Sam Wiglusz had 131 yards receiving and two scores, and Ohio beat Buffalo 45-24 on Tuesday night.
Rourke threw for three touchdowns in the first half to help build a 24-10 lead.
Buffalo stampedes past Toledo, 34-27 to go 4-0 in MAC playOctober 22, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cole Snyder ran for one touchdown and threw for another as Buffalo scored 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to come from behind to beat Toledo, 34-27 and go to 4-0 in the Mid-American Conference on Saturday.
Snyder directs Buffalo attack in pasting of UMassOctober 15, 2022 GMT
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Cole Snyder threw for three scores and Buffalo broke it open with three touchdowns in the second quarter en route to a 34-7 win over UMass on Saturday.
Buffalo (4-3) posted its fourth straight win and third straight road win.
Buffalo scores 38 unanswered, beats Bowling Green 38-7October 8, 2022 GMT
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ron Cook Jr. and Mike Washington each rushed for two touchdowns in the first half and Buffalo scored the opening 38 points in beating Bowling Green 38-7 on Saturday.
Washington highlighted the first half with a 92-yard touchdown run to cap a 99-yard drive for a 24-0 lead.
Snyder’s late TD pass lifts Buffalo over Miami (OH) 24-20October 2, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cole Snyder threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Justin Marshall with 31 seconds remaining in the game and Buffalo rallied to beat Miami of Ohio 24-20 on Saturday.
Snyder's pass to Marshall capped a 13-play, 82-yard drive for Buffalo (2-3, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) that took 3:51 off the clock.
Buffalo beats Eastern Michigan 50-31 for first victorySeptember 24, 2022 GMT
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Cole Snyder threw for two touchdowns, ran for two more and Buffalo beat Eastern Michigan 50-31 on Saturday.
The teams combined to score on the first 10 possessions, the 10th a Buffalo touchdown for a 37-31 lead in the third quarter when Snyder found Jamari Gassett alone down the left sideline for a 65-yard play.
McCall throws 3 TD passes, Coastal Carolina tops BuffaloSeptember 17, 2022 GMT
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Grayson McCall threw three touchdowns, Coastal Carolina had a key special teams touchdown, and the Chanticleers rallied past Buffalo 38-26 on Saturday.
Coastal Carolina scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to erase what was earlier a 19-14 deficit.
Sluka, Coker help Holy Cross upset FBS Buffalo 37-31September 11, 2022 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Matthew Sluka threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Coker as time expired to help Holy Cross beat FBS Buffalo 37-31 Saturday night.
Holy Cross (2-0), ranked No. 16 in the FCS coaches poll, beat UConn 38-28 to open its 2021 season and give the Crusaders their first win over an FBS opponent since 2002.
Maryland, Hemby look to run over struggling CharlotteSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
Maryland (1-0) at Charlotte (0-2), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT (Stadium)
Line: Maryland by 27 1/2 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Hemby shines as Maryland beats Buffalo 31-10September 3, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Roman Hemby breezed through a gaping hole into the secondary — and wasn't satisfied.
“A lot of people can get to the second level, a lot of people can make big runs, explosive plays,” the Maryland running back said.
Tagovailoa leads Maryland into opener against BuffaloSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
Buffalo at Maryland, Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (BTN)
Line: Maryland by 24 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MAC PREVIEW: Huskies loading up to chase 2nd straight crownAugust 24, 2022 GMT
Northern Illinois went from lovable underdog to leader of the Mid-American Conference pack in one season.
Staying in front will be no walk in the park.
After coach Thomas Hammock's winless 2020 squad rebounded to win last year's league championship, the Huskies begin this season with a deeper, more experienced roster — and the tag of preseason favorite.
Pick Six: Cowing, Grubbs are among elite on struggling teamsAugust 19, 2022 GMT
Great players are spread around college football, of course. Fans just don't hear much about some because they are on losing teams and out of the spotlight.
Eight of the players on the 2021 Associated Press All-America first and second teams were on teams with losing records.
Weekend Sports in BriefJanuary 17, 2022 GMT
Officially, NBA players began participating in games that were scheduled to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986, when the federal holiday commemorating the civil-rights leader was observed for the first time.
Georgia Tech hires Daniels from Buffalo to replace ChoiceDecember 21, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins has added former Buffalo assistant Mike Daniels to his staff as running backs coach.
Daniels on Monday was named to replace Tashard Choice, who left the Yellow Jackets and has been hired by Texas as the Longhorns' running backs coach.
Former Ga Tech DB Travares Tillman returns as coachDecember 8, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Tech player Travares Tillman is returning to his alma mater to oversee the Yellow Jackets’ pass defense and work with defensive backs, coach Geoff Collins announced Tuesday.
Ball State bowl eligible after 20-3 victory over BuffaloNovember 24, 2021 GMT
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Drew Plitt threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score — in the first quarter — and Ball State became bowl eligible with a 20-3 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.
It's just the third time in program history that the Cardinals (6-6, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) have qualified for a bowl game in back-to-back seasons.
N. Illinois uses OT to beat Buffalo 33-27November 18, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Clint Ratkovich ran for two touchdowns and his 25-yard jaunt in overtime carried Northern Illinois past Buffalo 33-27 in overtime Wednesday night.
Ratkovich's score was the only offensive play the Huskies (8-3, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) needed in the overtime.
Gabbert throws 4 TDs, Miami (OH) thumps Buffalo, 45-18November 10, 2021 GMT
Brett Gabbert threw four touchdown passes, firing a 58-yard scoring pass to Jack Sorenson on the RedHawks first offensive play, and Miami (OH) rolled to a 45-18 win over Buffalo on Tuesday night.
Miami rebounded from a 35-33 upset loss to Ohio, which came into the game with just one win in eight games.
McDonald, Bowling Green shock Buffalo 56-44, 1st MAC winOctober 30, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Matt McDonald threw for 263 yards and a career-best four touchdowns — three in the first half — ran 47 yards for the capper with under a minute to play and Bowling Green survived the ejection of head coach Scot Loeffler to upend Buffalo 56-44 on Saturday.
STAT WATCH: Buffalo’s 11 sacks are most in FBS since 2019October 25, 2021 GMT
Buffalo is back on top of the Mid-American Conference sacks chart after its school-record performance against Akron.
The Bulls have been the MAC's leading sack team the past two years, but had slipped a bit this season under a new coaching staff and were fifth entering their game at Akron on Saturday.
Vantrease throws for 3 TDs, Buffalo piles up 11 sacks in winOctober 23, 2021 GMT
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Vantrease threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns, Buffalo had a program-record 11 sacks, and the Bulls defeated Akron 45-10 on Saturday.
Touchdown runs by Vantrease and Dylan McDuffie gave the Bulls (4-4, 2-2 Mid-American) a 17-3 lead midway through the second quarter.
Buffalo wins 27-26 on last play, Ohio has record 99-yard TDOctober 16, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex McNulty kicked a 27-yard field goal, his second attempt after time expired, and Buffalo rallied with 17 points in the fourth quarter to defeat Ohio 27-26 on Saturday.
McNulty missed a 32-yard field goal as time expired but an Ohio defender was offside.
Texas Tech heads back to Kansas as rebuilds continueOctober 14, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has plenty of reason to remember the last trip Texas Tech made to Memorial Stadium.
It was the last time the Jayhawks won a Big 12 game.
That was nearly two years ago, when Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold was still running the show at Buffalo and quarterback Jason Bean was under center at North Texas.
Crum, Cephus claim shootout in Kent St. win over BuffaloOctober 10, 2021 GMT
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Crum threw three touchdown passes to Dante Cephus and for a career-high 407 yards and Kent State fought off Buffalo for a 48-38 win on Saturday night.
Western Michigan wins fourth straight, 24-17 over BuffaloOctober 2, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw a pair of touchdown passes to Skyy Moore and Western Michigan won its fourth straight game, defeating Buffalo 24-17 on Saturday in a Mid-American Conference opener.
Buffalo shut out in 2nd half, still beats Old Dominion 35-34September 26, 2021 GMT
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tim Terry recovered a fumble and returned the ball 67 yards into the end zone to cap a 28-point second quarter, Old Dominion missed a late PAT, and Buffalo beat the Monarchs 35-34 on Saturday night.
No. 16 Coastal Carolina holds on to beat Buffalo 28-25September 18, 2021 GMT
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — The high-scoring Chanticleers didn’t fire on all cylinders, but No. 16 Coastal Carolina embraced adversity in its first road victory of the season.
Grayson McCall threw for three touchdowns, Shermari Jones ran for 149 yards and another score, and Coastal Carolina ground out a 28-25 win at Buffalo on Saturday to remain unbeaten after three games.
Unfamiliar foe: Buffalo braces to face No. 16 ChanticleersSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Short of calling Kansas coach Lance Leipold for a scouting report on Coastal Carolina’s defense, Buffalo quarterback Kyle Vantrease gained insight by watching the Chanticleers rout the Jayhawks last week.
No. 16 Chanticleers set to run with the Bulls in BuffaloSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
No. 16 Coastal Carolina (2-0) at Buffalo (1-1, Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN2).
Line: Coastal Carolina by 13 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Nebraska prepares for Sooners with 28-3 victory over BuffaloSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Before Saturday, it had been two years since Nebraska won consecutive games.
Never mind the Cornhuskers' 28-3 victory was against a Buffalo team from the Mid-American Conference and that it followed last week's win over Fordham of the Championship Subdivision.
Nebraska will play another ‘guessing game’ against BuffaloSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska goes into its game against Buffalo on Saturday in a situation similar to two weeks ago.
The Bulls (1-0) have a new coaching staff, and even though they've put one game on film, the Cornhuskers (1-1) can't be sure what they prepare for will be what they actually see.
Buffalo routs Wagner 69-7 in season openerSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Vantrease threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Jovany Ruiz within the first minute of the game, Buffalo coach Maurice Linguist collected his first win at the helm, and the Bulls routed Wagner 69-7 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
Jayhawks face South Dakota in Leipold’s first game as coachSeptember 2, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Missouri Valley Conference has had so much success against schools from Power Five leagues over the years that Lance Leipold flat refused to play its teams when he was the head coach at Buffalo.
Kansas leans heavily on transfer help as Leipold era beginsAugust 31, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There is never a good time to make a coaching change in college football, but the downtrodden Kansas program was forced into perhaps the most inconvenient of all: a month after national signing day, just as spring practices began.
Jayhawks turn to Lance Leipold to change their fortunesAugust 20, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has tried just about everything over the past decade when it comes to hiring a head coach.
There was Turner Gill, the former Big 12 standout who had turned around Buffalo, and Charlie Weis, the high-profile ex-Notre Dame coach with with a bunch of Super Bowl rings.
Leipold’s Kansas staff mix of Jayhawks, Buffalo assistantsMay 12, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — New Kansas coach Lance Leipold is retaining longtime assistant Emmett Jones, who had served as the Jayhawks' interim coach when the program was missing both a football coach and athletic director...
Buffalo tabs Michigan’s Linguist to take over football teamMay 8, 2021 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Maurice Linguist was hired as the University at Buffalo’s football coach Friday night, just months after he became Michigan's co-defensive coordinator.
Linguist joined Jim Harbaugh's Michigan staff in January as part of an offseason overhaul following a losing season, and was to share the defensive duties with Mike McDonald...
Kansas hires Buffalo’s Lance Leipold as football coachApril 30, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas hired Buffalo's Lance Leipold on Friday, turning over one of college football's worst programs to a longtime Division III coach with strong Midwestern roots...
Ball State contains Patterson, tops Buffalo 38-28 to win MACDecember 19, 2020 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Ball State coach Mike Neu had plenty of motivational material at his disposal for the Mid-American Conference title game...
LSU stuns No. 6 Florida 37-34 on foggy night in the SwampDecember 13, 2020 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask and No. 6 Florida look nowhere near ready for top-ranked Alabama...
Buffalo yet to be informed by MAC it has clinched East titleDecember 4, 2020 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The undefeated Buffalo Bulls’ bid to clinch the Mid-American Conference East Division title were placed on hold on Friday before they even had a chance to play a down...
Serving a greater purposeMay 12, 2019 GMT
Like most people, Matt Otwinowski doesn't like needles.
"I'd rather deal with a 300-pound offensive lineman than have a needle to put in my arm," the 2015 La Porte graduate said.
Then again, the apheresis process, the final step in Otwinowski's peripheral blood stem cell donation, couldn't be done without him being poked in the arm, so he just looked away and talked to his mom Michelle.
Quarterback Josh Allen is a fan of the Buffalo Bills’ draftMay 8, 2019 GMT
LARAMIE — It will take a few years to know for sure, but many believe the Buffalo Bills took another step toward turning things around with their most recent draft class.
That includes the young quarterback the Bills are building around.
Wings, snow and footballDecember 21, 2018 GMT
Buffalo is renowned for its chicken wings and lake effect snowstorms.
In his third year with the Bulls football team, La Porte grad Matt Otwinowski can vouch for both.
"What they say about the chicken wings is definitely true.
Miami (Ohio) beats Buffalo 24-14October 21, 2017 GMT
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Kenny Young ran 18 times for 125 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and Miami of Ohio pulled away in the third quarter to beat Buffalo 24-14.
Young's second touchdown was a 35-yarder immediately following a Buffalo fumble early in third quarter, and Alonzo Smith punched in a 1-yard run late in the period to give the RedHawks (3-5, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) a 24-7 lead.