99 for 99 - #30 - UB Outgunned In the 30's

After 5 wins in 5 years under Russ Carrick, Buffalo went 5-2 in the first season under Jay "Biffy" Lee.

99 for 99 takes a look at the 99 biggest moments in UB Football history during this season, the 99th Season of UB Football. These moments are not in any order, however the top 10 moments have been saved for last.

1931 - 1935 - UB is Outgunned in the early 1930's:

Buffalo could not build on the momentum and would finish the Biffy Lee Era with a 3-5 season before falling to 2-6 the following year under Bill Pritchard.

During those years, when UB played well, they played really well: outscoring their opponents 114-25 during 5 victories, an average score of 23-5. More often than not however, UB found themselves outgunned: in their 11 losses, they were outscored 356-29, an average loss of 32-3. During that period, UB lost 75-2 against Carnegie Tech, 71-0 at Fordham and 61-0 to Dartmouth.

It actually got worse in the years to come. UB would only win 7 games over the next four years and suffer many lopsided losses:

72-0 at Cornell

66-0 at Harvard

41-0 at Clarkson

28-0 vs Niagara

27-0 vs Niagara

33-0 vs. Western Reserve

27-0 at Clarkson

55-0 vs Baldwin-Wallace

20-0 vs Hamilton

61-0 vs Western Reserve

32-0 vs. Clarkson

The six years of pain was worth it in the end. Eager to end the string of embarrassing losses, 1936 would bring Jim Peele, and with him, the respectability of UB football would return.

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