College Football

Buffalo Bulls (5-6)


Tue. 11/7 Thu. 11/16 Fri. 11/24
vs. BGSU
W 38-28
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W 40-24
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vs. Ohio
W 31-24
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Hodge's INT in end zone helps Buffalo hold off Ohio 31-24

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Tyree Jackson threw a pair of touchdown passes and Khalil Hodge had an interception in the end zone with 1:20 left to help Buffalo seal a 31-24 victory over Ohio on Friday.

Buffalo (6-6, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) has won three straight to become bowl eligible for just the third time since joining the FBS in 1999. Anthony Johnson caught 18 passes for 155 yards and two scores for the Bulls. Emmanuel Reed scored on a 1-yard touchdown that broke a 24-24 tie with 8:35 remaining.

Nathan Rourke threw for 265 yards and a touchdown, and ran for two more scores to lead Ohio (8-4, 5-3), which has lost two straight.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Jackson1802
Passing TDs: D. Anderson10
Rushing Yards: E. Reed777
Rushing TDs: E. Reed8
Receiving Yards: A. Johnson1201
Receiving TDs: A. Johnson12
Interceptions: R. Williamson3
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Minnesota L 7 - 17
9/9 at Army West Point L 17 - 21
9/16 vs. Colgate W 33 - 10
9/23 vs. Florida Atlantic W 34 - 31
9/30 at Kent State W 27 - 13
10/7 vs. Western Michigan L 68 - 71
10/14 vs. Northern Illinois L 13 - 14
10/21 at Miami (OH) L 14 - 24
10/28 at Akron L 20 - 21
11/7 vs. Bowling Green W 38 - 28
11/16 at Ball State W 40 - 24
11/24 vs. Ohio W 31 - 24
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Akron 6-2 7-5
Ohio 5-3 8-4
Miami (OH) 4-4 5-7
Buffalo 4-4 6-6
Bowling Green 2-6 2-10
Kent State 1-7 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
Toledo 7-1 10-2
Central Michigan 6-2 8-4
Northern Illinois 6-2 8-4
Western Michigan 4-4 6-6
Eastern Michigan 3-5 5-7
Ball State 0-8 2-10
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4833 (28)
Passing Yards: 3196 (17)
Rushing Yards: 1637 (75)
Points per game: 28.3 (62)
Yards per game: 439.4 (31)
Touchdowns: 39 (48)
Field Goals: 14 (45)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4374 (68)
Passing Yards: 2195 (40)
Rushing Yards: 2179 (93)
Points per game: 24.9 (46)
Yards per game: 397.6 (67)
Touchdowns: 36 (73)
Field Goals: 8 (21)
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