• Alfred rolls past Buffalo State, 51-7
    October 06, 2018
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Alfred University scored 38 unanswered points to close out the game and run away with a 51-7 victory over host Buffalo State under the lights tonight at Coyer Field.
  • Buffalo State dominates Hartwick to celebrate homecoming, 41-7
    September 29, 2018
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State forced five turnovers and held Hartwick to just 276 yards of total offense to celebrate homecoming with a convincing 41-7 victory in today’s Empire 8 season-opener at Coyer Field.
  • Adrian outscores Buffalo State, 56-27
    September 08, 2018
    ADRIAN, Mich.—Senior wide receiver Jerron McGaw set an Adrian College record with 256 receiving yards on 13 catches, including five touchdowns, to lead the Bulldogs to a 56-27 victory over visiting Buffalo State in a non-conference contest this afternoon.
  • Buffalo State rolls past St. John Fisher to end season, 35-14
    November 11, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y.— Buffalo State rumbled for 239 rushing yards and 497 yards of total offense in a decisive 35-14 victory over visiting St. John Fisher to close the season today at Coyer Field.
  • Late score lifts Buffalo State over Hartwick, 24-20
    November 04, 2017
    ONEONTA, N.Y.— Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) connected with Had Bryant (Bronx/Cardinal Hayes) for a 16-yard touchdown with just 10 seconds remaining to lift Buffalo State to a 24-20 victory over host Hartwick today in an Empire 8 contest.
  • No. 11 Brockport spoils Buffalo State homecoming, 33-0
    October 28, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Nationally No. 11-ranked Brockport limited Buffalo State to just 124 yards of total offense, dealing the Bengals a 33-0 homecoming defeat in an Empire 8 game today at Coyer Field.
  • Utica pulls away from Buffalo State, 34-12
    October 21, 2017
    UTICA, N.Y.—Utica scored the game’s final 21 points to a pull away from visiting Buffalo State for a 34-12 victory in an Empire 8 game today at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
  • Buffalo State rallies past St. Lawrence, 24-21
    October 14, 2017
    CANTON, N.Y.—Buffalo State pitched a second-half shutout and Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) scored on a 20-yard quarterback keeper with just over a minute remaining to allow the Bengals to erase a 14-point deficit and defeat host St. Lawrence, 24-21, today at Leckonby Stadium.
  • Buffalo State stumbles against Cortland, 38-12
    October 07, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State outgained Cortland by 77 total yards, but could not overcome four turnovers in a 38-12 loss in an Empire 8 contest today at Coyer Field.
  • No. 20 Alfred University stops Buffalo State, 21-3
    September 30, 2017
    ALFRED, N.Y.—No. 20 Alfred University forced three turnovers and scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to deal visiting Buffalo State its first defeat of the season, 21-3, today in an Empire 8 contest at Yunevich Stadium.
  • 'Old man' Hoppy
    September 28, 2017
    Buffalo State quarterback Kyle Hoppy doesn’t mind being ribbed a little about his age by his teammates. Now, at age 26, the minor league outfielder turned Division III quarterback has led the Bengals to a 3-0 start.
  • Buffalo State rallies past RPI, 33-21, to improve to 3-0
    September 23, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State scored 24 unanswered points and limited RPI to just 89 total yards in the second-half to register a 33-21 come-from-behind victory over visiting RPI today at Coyer Field to improve to 3-0 for the first time since 1999.
  • Buffalo State outscores Morrisville in E8 shootout, 53-48
    September 16, 2017
    MORRISVILLE, N.Y.— Jamar Rutledge (Buffalo/McKinley) had 289 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, including a 96-yard kick return, and Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) connected with Had Bryant (Bronx/Cardinal Hayes) for a 41-yard touchdown with 57 seconds remaining to lift Buffalo State to a 53-48 victory over host Morrisville State in today’s Empire 8 season-opener.
  • Buffalo State trips Bridgewater State in season-opener, 20-19
    September 02, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—A fourth-quarter touchdown pass from Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) to Ricky Bailey (Niagara Falls/Niagara Falls) proved to be the difference as Buffalo State edged past visiting Bridgewater for a 20-19 victory in today’s non-conference season-opener at Coyer Field.
  • New York conferences start postseason bowl
    July 09, 2017
    The Empire 8 and Liberty League won't be sending their top at-large teams to the ECAC postseason bowl games, rather, they'll square off in a New York State bowl game this November.
  • Buffalo State heading to Liberty League
    March 29, 2017
    The final touches are being put on the Liberty League's long-awaited seventh football program, nearly two years after the NEWMAC added the sport and brought two LL affiliate members home.
  • Buffalo State shut down at Ithaca, 7-0
    November 05, 2016
    ITHACA, N.Y.—Buffalo State was held to just 195 yards of total offense and was shutout for the first time since 2009 in a 7-0 loss to Ithaca today in an Empire 8 game at Butterfield Stadium.
  • Buffalo State blows past Hartwick, 51-33
    October 29, 2016
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State piled up 523 yards of total offense and found the end zone seven times in a 51-33 victory over visiting Hartwick in an Empire 8 contest today at a windy Coyer Field.
  • Buffalo State falls short against Utica, 26-13
    October 22, 2016
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Utica limited Buffalo State to just 58 passing yards and scored two second-half touchdowns en route to a 26-13 victory in an Empire 8 contest today at Coyer Field.
  • Buffalo State shuts out Alfred State, 27-0
    October 15, 2016
    ALFRED, N.Y.— Buffalo State surrendered just 169 yards of total offense and forced two turnovers in a 27-0 non-conference victory over Alfred State today at Pioneer Stadium.
  • Hoppy leads Buffalo State past Cortland, 39-21
    October 08, 2016
    CORTLAND, N.Y.— Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) passed for 434 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more scores to lead visiting Buffalo State to a 39-21 victory over Cortland today in an Empire 8 contest.
  • No. 14 St. John Fisher slips past Buffalo State, 28-24
    October 01, 2016
    PITTSFORD, N.Y.— Buffalo State took a lead in the fourth quarter but could not close out the upset as No. 14-ranked St. John Fisher responded with a late touchdown to escape its homecoming with a 28-24 victory today in Empire 8 action.
  • Buffalo State topples Morrisville State at homecoming, 40-24
    September 24, 2016
    BUFFALO, N.Y.— Stephen Johnson (Buffalo/McKinley) caught four passes for 147 yards and a touchdown and the Buffalo State defensed produced a pair of second-half interceptions in a 40-24 homecoming victory over Morrisville State in an Empire 8 game today at Coyer Field.
  • Alfred University grounds Buffalo State, 34-10
    September 17, 2016
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Quarterback Tyler Johnson rushed for four touchdowns and Alfred University possessed the ball for nearly 44 minutes en route to a 34-10 victory over host Buffalo State in today’s Empire 8 opener at Coyer Field.
  • Buffalo State Falls Short Against RPI in ECAC Bushnell Bowl, 20-13
    November 21, 2015
    NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Buffalo State led 13-3 at halftime, but RPI scored 17-unanswered second-half points to claim a 20-13 victory this evening in the ECAC Asa S. Bushnell Bowl.
  • Buffalo State Claims Third-Straight I-90 Bowl, Defeats Brockport, 35-28
    November 14, 2015
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State piled up 483 yards of offense and at one point found the end zone on five a six possessions in a 35-28 victory over visiting Brockport to capture its third-consecutive I-90 Bowl title and keep its postseason hope alive.
  • Buffalo State Defeats Ithaca, 7-3
    November 07, 2015
    AMHERST, N.Y.—Buffalo State limited Ithaca to just 174 yards of total offense and Had Bryant (Bronx/Cardinal Hayes) reeled in a fourth-quarter touchdown catch to give the Bengals a 7-3 victory over Ithaca today at UB Stadium.
  • Buffalo State Falls to Hartwick, 41-30
    October 31, 2015
    ONEONTA, N.Y.—Buffalo State outgained Hartwick, 467-374, but the Hawks capitalized on three turnovers to hand the visiting Bengals a 41-30 loss in an Empire 8 game today at Wright Stadium.
  • Buffalo State Upends Utica, 28-16, Wins Fourth Straight
    October 24, 2015
    UTICA, N.Y.—Dale Stewart (Niagara Falls/Niagara Falls) matched a school record with a 100-yard kick return and Buffalo State’s defense continued to dominate as the Bengals defeated host Utica, 28-16, today in an Empire 8 contest.
  • Buffalo State Stymies Finlandia, 62-0
    October 17, 2015
    BUFFALO, N.Y.—Buffalo State scored early and often and its defense set a school record limiting visiting Finlandia to just 24 yards of total offense en route to a 62-0 non-conference victory today at Coyer Field.
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