Buffalo continues to focus heavily on recruiting out of Michigan as the Bulls have pulled their second "Great Lakes State" state commitment this week. Buffalo has mined Saint Francis High School for one of their . The Division 7 school may have only 300 students but they have managed to win won 75% of their games, 467 wins since opening in 1951.
Proud to say I will be playing football for New York State University next year, my new home. #UB #nextbullin #BULLS— Matt Seybert. (@mattseybert82) June 29, 2014
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UB Head Coach Jeff Quinn hopes to import a winning percentage like that to his Buffalo Bulls. It started last season with Jake Khoury. This year Quinn and company doubled down on Saint Francis with Matt Seybert, a Tight end and a defensive lineman from St. Francis.
Seybert took a recent visit to Buffalo and afterwards he told Bull Run that his interactions with the UB players factored largely into his decision. "the players were great guys". Seybert continued. "(They) Really showed the character that the program develops there at UB."
Matt also went on about the Buffalo Campus and his feelings about the environment around UB's Amherst Campus.
I just fell in love with Buffalo when I recently visited there. There coaching staff is Phenomenal! And the feeling I had while on campus just made me feel like I was at home. -- Matt Seybert to Bull Run
The Buffalo coach who was the biggest factor in Seybert's commitment was Keegan Jones, UB's tight end coach. "Coach Jones was the coach who specifically recruited me and had a major impact."
Other schools were in the mix for Matt. Syracuse, Iowa, Michigan State, Missouri, Western Michigan, Eastern Michigan, and CMU had varying levels of interest but many of those schools were considering Seybert as a linebacker. Buffalo is interested in his talents as a Tight end and he is looking at taking up a business major when he arrives on campus.