2012 Buffalo Bulls football team

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2012 Buffalo Bulls football
Buffalo Bulls logo.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2012 record4–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachJeff Quinn (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorAlex Wood
Defensive coordinatorLou Tepper
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumUniversity at Buffalo Stadium
(Capacity: 29,013)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
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 Division
No. 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 non-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 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]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 112:00 PMat No. 6 Georgia*SECNL 23–4592,446
September 86:00 PMMorgan State*TWCSW 56–3415,570
September 197:00 PMKent State
  • UB Stadium
  • Amherst, NY
ESPNUL 7–2314,373
September 2912:00 PMat Connecticut*Big East NetworkL 17–2434,666
October 612:00 PMat OhioESPN+/CSSL 31–3820,044
October 133:30 PMat Northern IllinoisL 3–4514,419
October 203:30 PMPittsburgh*dagger
  • UB Stadium
  • Amherst, NY
ESPN+L 6–2017,021
October 273:30 PMToledo
  • UB Stadium
  • Amherst, NY
TWCSL 20–2510,658
November 312:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • UB Stadium
  • Amherst, NY
W 27–2410,817
November 103:30 PMWestern Michigan
  • UB Stadium
  • Amherst, NY
W 29–2411,012
November 173:00 PMat MassachusettsW 29–1912,649
November 232:00 PMvs. Bowling GreenBCSNL 7–2111,846

Game summaries[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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