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Know your Bulls: #97 Wyatt Cahill

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Know your Bulls is a countdown to the kick off. If will look at every single UB football player on the roster. When the players number matches the number of days remaining then it's his turn in the spotlight.

Position: Defensive Line

From: Tempe, Arizona

Played in all 12 games as a backup to Ritchie Smith

Cahill was a Juco transfer from Scottsdale Community College. As a lineman for the Fighting Artichokes (yes the "Fighting Artichokes") Cahill racked up 30 tackles, nine for losses, and four sacks, in just eight games. His 2010 work caught the attention of Coach Oliver and Cahill was offered a scholarship.


Wyatt had originally committed to Army after graduating Corona del Sol, where he earned a spot on the All-Regional Team.

Season Games Ast Solo PD
2012 12 8 7 1

Last year Cahill was a key role player on defense. As a backup for Senior Richie Smith Cahill saw action in every game put together 15 tackles and a pass deflection. He also had a key fumble recovery in the season opener against Pittsburgh.

This year he is the favorite to end up the as the Bulls first team nose tackle.