2012 Buffalo Bulls football team

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2012 Buffalo Bulls football
University at Buffalo Interlocking UB logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
East Division
2012 record 4–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach Jeff Quinn (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Alex Wood
Defensive coordinator Lou Tepper
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium University at Buffalo Stadium
(Capacity: 29,013)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Kent State x   8 0         11 3  
Bowling Green   6 2         8 5  
Ohio   4 4         9 4  
Buffalo   3 5         4 8  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
UMass   1 7         1 11  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
#22 Northern Illinois x   8 0         12 2  
Toledo   6 2         9 4  
Ball State   6 2         9 4  
Central Michigan   4 4         7 6  
Western Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Northern Illinois 44, Kent State 37
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
x – Division champion/co-champions
  • UMass not eligible for conference title or bowl game as part of FBS transition
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Buffalo Bulls football team represented the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third year head coach Jeff Quinn and played their home games at University at Buffalo Stadium. They were a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in MAC play to finish in a tie for fourth place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM at #6 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA SECN L 23–45   92,446
September 8 6:00 PM Morgan State* UB StadiumAmherst, NY TWCS W 56–34   15,570
September 19 7:00 PM Kent State UB Stadium • Amherst, NY ESPNU L 7–23   14,373
September 29 12:00 PM at Connecticut* Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT Big East Network L 17–24   34,666
October 6 12:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPN+/CSS L 31–38   20,044
October 13 3:30 PM at Northern Illinois Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 3–45   14,419
October 20 3:30 PM Pittsburgh*dagger UB Stadium • Amherst, NY ESPN+ L 6–20   17,021
October 27 3:30 PM Toledo UB Stadium • Amherst, NY TWCS L 20–25   10,658
November 3 12:00 PM Miami (OH) UB Stadium • Amherst, NY W 27–24   10,817
November 10 3:30 PM Western Michigan UB Stadium • Amherst, NY W 29–24   11,012
November 17 3:00 PM at Massachusetts Gillette StadiumFoxborough, MA W 29–19   12,649
November 23 2:00 PM vs. Bowling Green Columbus Crew StadiumColumbus, OH BCSN L 7–21   11,846
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.


Game notes[edit]

@ Georgia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 6 10 0 7 23
#6 Bulldogs 14 10 7 14 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Morgan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 3 10 14 7 34
Bulls 14 21 21 0 56
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1998 BUF, 35–17


Kent State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 10 3 10 23
Bulls 0 7 0 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–9 2009 BUF, 9–6


@ Connecticut[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 7 0 7 3 17
Huskies 3 14 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–15 2011 UCONN, 17–3


@ Ohio[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 14 0 10 7 31
Bobcats 7 14 3 14 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–11 2011 BUF, 38–37


@ Northern Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 3 0 0 0 3
Huskies 7 21 14 3 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–7 2011 NIU, 31–30


Pittsburgh[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 6 7 7 0 20
Bulls 0 6 0 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2011 PITT, 35–16


Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rockets 7 0 18 0 25
Bulls 7 7 0 6 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–5 2007 BUF, 43–33


Miami (OH)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 0 3 7 14 24
Bulls 0 3 14 10 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–12 2011 MIAOH, 41–13


Western Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 0 14 7 3 24
Bulls 7 10 6 6 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–5 2009 WMU, 34–31


@ Massachusetts[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 0 14 15 29
Minutemen 3 10 6 0 19
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–5 1998 UMASS, 51–27


vs Bowling Green[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 0 0 7 7
Falcons 0 14 7 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–6 2011 BGSU, 42–28


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