NATHANIEL MENDELSON


about the author

 Nathaniel Mendelson has been writing for The Spectrum since 2018, mainly covering football, men's basketball and softball. He currently works for The Buffalo News and has a daily article on buffalobills.com. Other responsibilities include managing the office fish tank. 


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Down I-90
Tyree Jackson knew he wanted to be an NFL quarterback. That’s why he direct messaged quarterback coach Jordan Palmer on Instagram last July to take the next step in his football career.
Softball celebrates its seniors
Saturday marked the end of softball’s season and the end of the careers of five seniors: Ally Power, Alissa Karjel, Catrell Robertson, Lace Smith and Alyssa Cuevas. Buffalo finished its first season with Mike Ruechel as head coach with a record of 10-32-1 overall and 6-10-1 in Mid-American Conference play.
Sports briefs
Senior forward Jeremy Harris will take part in the Pro Basketball Combine, May 21-22 at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California. Harris is the second UB player to participate after Wes Clark performed in it last year.
Bulls to the NFL
Buffalo had no players drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft.  Still, five players have already signed with NFL teams as undrafted free agents. 
One Buffalo: Bills sign two former Bulls
Just minutes after the end of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills signed UB’s quarterback Tyree Jackson as an undrafted free agent.  The quarterback who played his college ball just 20 minutes away from One Bills Drive, will now have a chance to compete for the No.-2 quarterback job behind Josh Allen.
Undrafted
“And with the 254th pick, the Arizona Cardinals select Caleb Wilson, a tight end from UCLA.” That was it. After three days and 254 picks, not one player from the University at Buffalo was drafted into the NFL.
From YouTube to Tonawanda
Tony Watson put up shots at Alumni Arena on Tuesday, but this time not as a student or a member of the men’s basketball team. Watson returned to his alma mater to help train the UB men’s basketball program.
Felisha Legette-Jack signs new five-year deal
 UB agreed to a new five-year deal with head women’s basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack that will run through 2024, according to a Wednesday announcement. 
Softball drops doubleheader
The Bulls lost the battle of Main Street on Wednesday, dropping each game of their doubleheader against Canisius. Canisius (8-25) derailed Buffalo (9-26-1, 6-4-1 Mid-American Conference) from its recent success at the game. The Bulls went into the matchup winning four of their last five games, scoring at least five runs in each win.

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