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  • x Johnson shines, backup quarterbacks struggle in Blue-White game

    Johnson ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries in the annual Blue-White spring game Saturday at UB Stadium. The Blue team defeated the White team 20-8.

  • x Youth Movement

    Young players shine in annual Blue-White scrimmage

    Jacob Martinez, Jordan Johnson and Marcus McGill.

    The spring game offers many challenges for reporters when it comes to game coverage but the most prevalent is the frantic search through the roster every time there’s an unfamiliar player makes a play. Saturday’s spring game was an extreme exercise in roster scanning.

  • x Gridiron Report Card

    The Spectrum grades the Bulls’ performance at annual Blue-White spring scrimmage

    The Bulls played their annual Blue and White game on Saturday. The Spectrum graded each position's performance.

  • a Quick Hits: Tennis closes out regular season; Gallardo wins MAC East Player of the Week

    The baseball, softball and men's and women's tennis teams are in the news this weekend.

  • r Despite losing Johnson, Bulls aim to maintain lock-down secondary

    Senior corner Najja Johnson is one of the two 2013 first-team All-Mid-American Conference players (along with Khalil Mack) on the Bulls’ defense who will not return due to graduation. 

  • x Buffalo ‘D’ hopes to continue success without Mack

    Last season, the Buffalo defense recorded 38 sacks and 90 tackles for loss. More than half of this production is no longer on the team – with no loss more notable than that of linebacker Khalil Mack.

  • a Top 10 of the D1 era – No. 9: Kourtney Brown

    Lightly recruited forward finishes career as one of the best players in MAC history

    Kourtney Brown is synonymous with Buffalo women’s basketball. Before Brown reunited with the Bulls in her current position as an assistant coach, she was rewriting the women’s basketball record books.

  • a Top 10 of the D1 era – No. 10: Branden Oliver

    Despite size, Oliver became workhorse back and program’s all-time rushing leader

    When Branden Oliver was a freshman, James Starks – now with the Green Bay Packers – told him he would break his records. This past season, Oliver fulfilled Starks’ prophecy by surpassing him as UB’s all-time leading rusher. 

  • a UB Top 10 athletes: Honorable mentions

    The Spectrum is ranking the staff’s choice for the top 10 UB athletes in the Division I era throughout the next 10 issues. We begin our countdown with 10 honorable mentions – incredible, historic athletes that just missed the list. This series is admittedly subjective and debatable, and our selections are intended to create a conversation.

  • a #UBTop10: Counting down the top 10 moments in UB sports over the last two weeks

    The Spectrum's sports staff ranks the top 10 UB sports moments of the past two weeks.