After drafting UB standout Steven Means in the fifth round the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went back to the Bulls once the free agent rush started. Tampa Bay signed Willie Mosely to a free agent contract shortly after the conclusion of the NFL draft.
came to Buffalo as an All-District as a defensive end who, for at least a year seemed destined to play the same position at the collegiate level. In 2009, after one year as a red shirt, Moseley played in a hand full of games as a defensive end racking up three tackles, including one for a loss.
Then came the staff changes of 2010. The new staff dumped the old 4-3 defense and brought in a 3-4 defense. To help fill in at linebacker the coaches took the Athletic Moseley off the line and moved him to the outside linebacker spot behind
Going into 2012 it looked as if Moseley would once again be depth behind Khalil Mack but once again Willie demonstrated his ability to be whatever player his team needs him to be. UB still had depth issues, now at inside linebacker, and Moseley was able to fit the bill.
At his third position in five years Moseley Quickly settled in and saw significant time in all 12 UB games, starting many of them. His best game of the year came against Western Michigan where he put up seven tackles, two for loss, and had a critical interception which helped lift the Bulls over the Bronco's.