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Talking Bull: Warde Manuel's part in writing the Necronomican


Klaatu barada ni....<cough>

UB's Manuel assists in NCAA rules rewrite - University at Buffalo - The Buffalo News
If a member institution offers a prospective student-athlete a bagel and then throws in cream cheese, it's a violation of NCAA rules. Should such a rule exist? Is it in any way enforceable? An NCAA committee that includes University at Buffalo Vice President and Athletic Director Warde Manuel is searching for answers to that question and many, many others.

Nice to know a few mid major schools are having their hand in this process. After all we can't have guys sleeping on a dorm couch at Boise when they could be getting tats at Ohio State

Tattoo's for all Huzzah!

Jim Tressel taking non-athletics position with Akron Zips - ESPN
Tressel, forced to resign in disgrace last May amid a cash-for-tattoos scandal at Ohio State that toppled the football powerhouse, was introduced Thursday as Akron's new vice president of strategic engagement, a position created just for him.

Possible positions that the sweater vest will hold

  1. Professor of Inkology
  2. Dean of the 'walk the recruits by my open door' department
  3. Department Chair of 'fall back football coaches'
  4. Chair of the Ethics committee

Bull Wrestling fighting an opponent worth taking down:

UB wrestlers go to the mat for cancer patients in fundraiser - UB other - The Buffalo News
The event began three years ago as a fundraising effort to help 2008 UB graduate and former wrestling captain Jeff Parker, who was battling skin cancer. Parker passed away in 2010, but the event carried on, donating money to the Jeff Parker Foundation and Carly's Club of Western New York along with giving financial help to one family with a child battling cancer.

Buffalo News on Tepper

Bulls hire Tepper to run defense - UB Football - The Buffalo News
Tepper also brings a wealth of defensive coaching experience and, perhaps not coincidentally, has coached three winners of the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker. UB's returnees on defense include All-Mid-American Conference linebacker Khalil Mack, a junior-to-be recognized as a disruptive force with NFL potential.

UB Spectrum on the recruiting class

Football Team Signs 19 on National Signing Day - Sports - The Spectrum - University at Buffalo
The Bulls have started six true freshmen over each of the last two years. Part of Quinn's recruiting strategy is to show the players that they have an opportunity to play for a starting spot in their first season. Quinn wanted to get players that could have an immediate impact on the team.