In the 30-minute press conference, Maurice Linguist outlined his vision for UB’s football program and discussed recruiting, his coaching staff and the program’s prospective identity under his leadership.
With assistant coaching experience at the Power Five and NFL levels, Maurice Linguist takes over a UB program that has won more games than any other Mid-American Conference team since 2017.
Michigan defensive backs coach/co-defensive coordinator Maurice Linguist and Minnesota defensive backs coach/co-defensive coordinator Joe Harasymiak are the two finalists for UB’s head coaching vacancy, according to FootballScoop.com.
Eight UB football players — including the backup quarterback, a number of key linemen and the second-leading tackler — have entered the NCAA Transfer Portal since former UB head coach Lance Leipold left to take the Kansas job last Friday.
With no obvious head coaching candidates on the Bulls’ current staff, UB Athletic Director Mark Alnutt will likely have to look outward to find Lance Leipold’s replacement.
Men’s basketball senior forward Josh Mballa announced in an Instagram post Wednesday that he is declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. Mballa will remain eligible to return to UB next season if he withdraws his name prior to the July 19 deadline.
Former UB head coach Lance Leipold agreed to become the head football coach at the University of Kansas six days ago, and the Bulls’ football program is feeling the effects of his big move.
After entering a plea deal with prosecutors, UB sophomore guard Malik Zachery pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge for his alleged role in the stabbing of a Canisius basketball player during a pickup game last September.
The Edmonton Eskimos selected UB wide receiver Dominic Johnson with the 32nd overall pick (fourth round) in the 2021 Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft Tuesday night.
Former UB defensive end Malcolm Koonce was selected with the No. 79 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft Saturday night, snapping a three-year drought of Bulls being shut out of the draft.
The Las Vegas Raiders selected UB defensive end Malcolm Koonce with the No. 79 overall pick in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft Friday night.
UB Athletic Director Mark Alnutt said in a press conference Friday that the program is looking to hire a new head football coach within the next two weeks, after Lance Leipold left for the same position at the University of Kansas.
UB head coach Lance Leipold has agreed to a six-year deal to become the next head coach at the University of Kansas, the school announced Friday morning.
After parting ways with former head coach Les Miles in March, the University of Kansas football program is targeting UB head coach Lance Leipold as a possible replacement.
Three-star Class of 2021 prospect Kuluel Mading verbally committed to play college basketball at UB on April 16.