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Buffalo Bulls vs Albany Great Danes Football: UB Depth Chart for the season opener

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Offense 1 2
WR Kamathi Holsey K.J. Osborn
LT Roubbens Joseph Evin Ksiezarczyk
LG Brandon Manosalvas Tomas Jack-Kurdyla
C James O'Hagan Skyler Hartley
RG David Goldsby Connor Morehart
RT Tyler O'Henly Albert McCoy
TE Mason Schreck Tyler Mabry
QB Grant Rohach Tyree Jackson
RB Jordan Johnson Johnathan Hawkins
WR Malcolm Robinson Mike Demonte
WR Marcus McGill Jamarl Eiland
Defense 1 2
DE Demone Harris Charles Harris
NT Chris Ford Justin Brandon
DT Max Perisse Remaine Douglas
DE Brandon Crawford Joe Keels
LB *Brandon Berry *Jarrett Franklin
LB Khalil Hodge Matt Otwinowski
LB Ishmael Hargrove Jordan Collier
CB Boise Ross Brandon Williams
FS Tim Roberts Andrews Dadeboe
SS Ryan Williamson William Rembert
CB Cameron Lewis Tatum Slack
Special 1 2
P Kyle DeWeen
PK Adam Mitcheson
LS Corbin Grassman
HLD Kyle DeWeen
KOR Johnathan Hawkins Jamarl Eiland
PR Jamarl Eiland Cameron Lewis

The first depth chart of the season out and it's brought to you by the word "transfer"

Four starters and four backups transferred in from other schools in the off season. The most publicized is Grant Rohach but I don't believe you can understate starting right guard David Goldsby and his backup Connor Morehart.

Goldsby is a transfer from Ellsworth CC and Morehart came in from Nassau CC.

Another new name is Kamathi Holsey who is new from Independence CC last season. Had 63 receptions last season at ICC.

On the defensive side of the ball I can't wait to see what Joe Keels can do. He's backing up Crawford but I suspect against Albany he will get a good amount of work.

Khalil Hodge, a transfer from the City College of San Fransico will start at linebacker and Tim Roberts from Fullerton will start at free safety.

A once-over shows me a team with a very deep front seven and some good leadership in the defensive secondary. The defense should be fine.

The linebackers are so deep that you have Brandon "Crunch" Berry and Jarrett Frankin are listed together as an "OR" on the depth chart.

On the offensive side I think the season comes down to the right side of UB's line. Having O'Hagan, Manosalvas, and Joseph from the center to the left side puts the bulk of your experience on a single side of the line.

Between Goldsby and O'Henly on the right side there is six games and one start as a Bull.

I really like seeing Johnathan Hawkins as the kickoff returner. It's been a long time since the Bulls have had a consistent threat on returns and Hawkins may have what it takes to give UB better starting field position this year.