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Buffalo Bulls Football 1926

William White - Incoming Freshman


  • Position - Linebacker
  • Class - Incoming Freshman
  • Hometown -Detroit Michigan
  • High School - Cass Tech
  • Size - Ht: 6-1 | Wt: 220

White was part of a tremendous defense which led Cass Tech to two state championships. The Linebacker is listed as a three star recruit by ESPN and graded an 82 by the recruiting service 247. He picked Buffalo over offers from Indiana, Toledo, Temple, Cincinnati, and Miami of Ohio. White has also been getting recruited by Iowa and Michigan State among others.

About 1926:


1926 Marked the Bulls Entrance into the "New York State Conference".

They would compete on the grid iron with other New York State schools like Niagara and Hobart. Sadly the Bulls were not ready for life in a new conference and UB limped along to an 0-7 record.

Coach - Russ Carrick


Buffalo was coached by Russ Carrick who found some success while playing for Colgate a decade earlier. As a coach he was not nearly as effective.

Carrick's four year span at Buffalo was one of the schools worst periods. Coach Carrick owns the longest losing streak in school history.

He coached Buffalo from 1924 to 1928 and won just five games. His career record was 5-30-2. His 1926 Edition want 0-7 losing to cross town rival Niagara 60-0.

Gov- Al Smith

Al Smith was the four time Governor of New York State and the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928, the first Irish American to be nominated by one of the political parties for that office.

Part of his legacy is that he was linked to the notorious Tammany Hall machine that controlled New York City's politics.

In The News News

Chiang Kai-shek becomes leader of China's revolutionary party following the 1925 death of Sun Yat-sen.

After Sun Yat-sen died the communist and nationalist in China fought a civil war with Chiang Kai-shek coming out on top. But Japans invasion of China during World War 2 gave the CCP and the Nationalist a reason to work together.

Shortly after WWII was over hostilities resumed with the Nationalist losing the war, and establishing a government in Taiwan.

What Year is Next? This season the Buffalo football team set a new mark for Offensive futility, averaging just one point per game.