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Kickoff: 6 p.m. Saturday. TV: ESPN3. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: Buffalo 0-0, Delaware State 0-0. Gameday: Tickets are $30, with Stampede Square opening at 3 p.m. Local pop singer Keith James, who appeared on the sixth season of NBC's "The Voice," will perform at 4 p.m. as part of the Tailgate Concert series. History: These teams have met only once before, a …

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Last year was supposed to be the season Johnathan Hawkins took over as the University at Buffalo's starting running back. After two years as a reserve, including a 338-yard sophomore campaign, he earned the job out of camp and suited up for the team's first three games. Then he tore the labrum in his shoulder against Colgate, ending his season in mid-September. "I co…

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2017 wasn't supposed to be a big year for the University at Buffalo's Emmanuel Reed. Junior Johnathan Hawkins entered the season as the feature running back, coming off a 338-yard sophomore season as Jordan Johnson's backup. Reed was supposed to be a change of pace runner as he continued to get accustomed to the offense. "During the offseason, you definitely train to…

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University at Buffalo football can become bowl eligible, for the first time under  coach Lance Leipold, with a victory in its regular-season finale Friday afternoon. After victories the last two weeks against Bowling Green and Ball State, a win against Ohio U. would put the Bulls at six on the season. That's the minimum  needed to get consideration for a bowl. "Every…

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Emmanuel Reed is used to playing behind other running backs. For two years in high school he played behind his older brother, Micah. Once he came to the University at Buffalo, he once again found himself behind older talent, first in 1,000-yard career rusher Jordan Johnson and now second on the depth chart to junior Johnathan Hawkins. But patience has never been a pr…