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AARON MANSFIELD


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Top 10 of the D1 Era - No. 1: Khalil Mack

For Najja Johnson, it happened during a scout team scrimmage in 2009. For Jeff Quinn, it was during 2009-10 winter conditioning. For Fred Lee, it was during a game at Tennessee in 2011. Everyone who's been around the University at Buffalo football program the past four years has had a moment of epiphany: the sudden realization that Khalil Mack was Khalil Mack.


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Former UB coach Witherspoon signs as assistant at Alabama

As Reggie Witherspoon answered the final question and his in-home press conference concluded, the friends, family members and former players sitting behind Witherspoon in support proclaimed, "Roll Tide." Wednesday, Witherspoon announced he is heading to the SEC to become an assistant coach at the University of Alabama.


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Top 10 of the D1 Era - No. 6: Turner Battle

Reggie Witherspoon and Mark Bortz vividly recall their first interactions with Turner Battle - both phone calls. When Witherspoon and an assistant rang, Battle, who had never heard of UB, had a question: Do you play in Division I? "When we said 'yes,' his polite way of saying 'are you sure?' was to say 'who else is in your conference?'" Witherspoon said. Several months after Battle committed to UB, Bortz visited campus.


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Top 10 of the D1 Era - No. 6: Turner Battle

Reggie Witherspoon and Mark Bortz vividly recall their first interactions with Turner Battle - both phone calls. When Witherspoon and an assistant rang, Battle, who had never heard of UB, had a question: Do you play in Division I? "When we said 'yes,' his polite way of saying 'are you sure?' was to say 'who else is in your conference?'" Witherspoon said. Several months after Battle committed to UB, Bortz visited campus.


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The Others

I only saw Khalil Mack get any semblance of frustrated during an interview once this season. Reporters ask athletes - especially stars like Mack - all sorts of weird and probing questions, but I asked the only one that bothered him, from what I observed. Context: When the Bulls defeated Ohio 30-3 Nov.


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