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Buffalo's 2014 Opponent Wrap Up

Mike McGinnis
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Duquesne Dukes 28 - C.Conn 20 4-2 NEC 1-0 vs Sacred Heart

Dukes 28, CCSU 20 - We Wear The Ring - A Duquesne Dukes Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Dukes opened NEC play in the best way that they could – with a win. CCSU is a dangerous team, with one of the best running backs in FCS and an offense that has the potential to make big plays.

Army Army 21 - Rice 41 2-4 FBS IND - at Kent

Postgame Rice: Coach Monken, Dixon, Santiago
Army coach Jeff Monken, fullback Larry Dixon and quarterback Angel Santiago comment after 41-21 loss to Rice at Michie Stadium.

Baylor Baylor 61 - TCU 58 6-0 B12 3-0 at WVU

Miracle on the Brazos 2.0-- Baylor 61, TCU 58 - Our Daily Bears
I had an entire post written up slamming our secondary, pass rush, and special teams that I had to trash due to the most amazing comeback in Baylor history. With 11:38 left in the fourth quarter, Bryce Petty threw an interception that TCU LB Marcus Mallet returned for a touchdown to give the Horned Frogs a 58-37 lead. The rest of the way, Petty turned on the Heisman jets, throwing for 3 TDs and over 150 yards to lead the Bears to an improbable, unbelievable victory over #9 TCU.

Norfolk St. Norfolk 10 - Delaware St 13 2-5 MEAC 2-1 at Hampton

Delaware State squeezes past NSU 13-10 | |
"We should've won the football game," Spartans coach Pete Adrian said. "There's no question about that. I mean, we found a way to lose it."

Miami Akron 29 - Miami 19 1-5 MAC 1-2 at NIU

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs. Akron Zips - Recap - October 11, 2014 - ESPN
AKRON, Ohio -- Jawon Chisholm rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns as Akron held off Miami (Ohio) 29-19 on Saturday. Chisholm scored a pair of 10-yard touchdowns for the Zips (4-2, 2-0 Mid-American Conference), the first making it 12-0 early in the second quarter, the second with 5 minutes remaining to secure the win. The yardage was more than double his season best of 45.

BGSU BG 31 - Ohio 13 5-2 MAC 3-0 vs WMU

FalconBlog--Triumphs and Trials in the BGSU Falcon Nation: Sweet Victory #5: Recap
So for all the nail biters we have experienced, it was nice to get a solid win. Not that there are not things that can be improved and not that this was a win over one of the top teams in the country, but it was on the road against a team that is normally competitive and is well-coached, and to win a game with some level of comfort is a good thing and a step forward for our team.

EMU EMU 37 - Buffalo 27 2-4 MAC 1-1 at UMass

EMU 37, Buffalo 27: Ontario Sandwich Trophy regained! - Eagle Totem Eagle Totem
Things started off about as we expected they would, with EMU falling behind early. Joe Licata connected with Marcus McGill for a 24-yard touchdown pass late in the first quarter to give the Bulls a 7-0 lead, and they followed it up with a short field goal early in the second to stretch the lead to 10-0. It looked like we might be heading down an all-too-familiar path.

But late in the second quarter, Creighton benched Rob Bolden in favor of Reggie Bell, and for the first time this fall, it looked like the Eagles had a legitimate quarterback. Bell provided an immediate spark, leading EMU almost to the end zone before having to settle for a short field goal by Dylan Mulder in the final minute before halftime.

CMU CMU 34 - NIU 17 4-3 MAC 2-1 Bye

Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Football Final Score: Chips Win 34-17 - Hustle Belt
Enter the Chippewas. A week off of a memorable homecoming win against Ohio 3-4 (1-2 MAC), in Mount Pleasant, 28-10, Central Michigan needed all the momentum they could get to even hope to break the home win streak of Northern Illinois. With Thomas Rawls and Titus Davis both back on the team and healthy, they were on the right track.

Ohio BG 31 - Ohio 13 3-4 MAC 1-2 vs Akron

Ohio Bobcats vs. Bowling Green Falcons Recap: BGSU Grinds Out 33-13 Win - Hustle Belt
To look at the statistics would suggest a different game. Ohio was on offense for 2/3 of the game. They outran the Falcons, 127 to 95 yards and out passed them 386 to 260. Ohio had 29 first downs to BGSU's 19. The Bobcats even set a school record for plays run in a game (110).

Akron Akron 29 - Miami 19 4-2 MAC 2-0 at Ohio

Football Extends Winning Streak, Downs Miami (Ohio), 29-19: Akron Athletics -
The University of Akron football team found the end zone twice in the second half while posting nine sacks on defense to down the Miami RedHawks, 29-19, on Saturday afternoon at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. The win improved the Zips to 4-2 on the season and 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference. UA has won five-straight league games dating back to last season. The victory marked No. 150 in head coach Terry Bowden's career.

Kent UMass 40 - Kent 17 0-6 MAC 0-3 vs Army

The Press Box by David Carducci: Live Blog: Kent State Football vs. UMass
On the very first play after the Woodley touchdown, Reardon was picked off by UMass corner Jackson Porter, who returned it 34 yards for another score. Flashes continue their search for their first win of 2014 while the Minutemen get their first victory of the year.

UMass UMass 40 - Kent 17 1-6 MAC 1-2 vs EMU

UMass Football Blog: Sunday--October 12th, 2014
The Minutemen broke through yesterday. First, they cut down mistakes. No fourth quarter turnovers. Then some players made football plays. Kassan Messiah blocked a field goal to stifle any Golden Flash comeback momentum. He led the the Minutemen with 10 TT 1 TFL and 1 QB Hurry. Then Lorenzo Woodley carried the ball seven straight times and went 80 yards for the clinching TD. That was a Marcel Shipp type of performance. Jackson Porter got some revenge as he added a pick-six to add to UMass' fourth quarter dominance.