The Bucknellian

Football wins final game

November 27, 2012

Eric Brod Senior Writer The Orange and Blue football squad brought its up and down 2012 season to a close with an exciting 24-21 victory on Nov. 17 against Bryant. Although the Bison failed to match their win total from last season with a 3-8 record, the team was able to win two of its final three ...

Football falls at Georgetown

November 11, 2012

Alex Wagner Sports Editor Despite a good defensive showing and a couple of late chances to tie the game, the Bison football team fell to Georgetown 10-3 in Washington, D.C. The Bison now have an overall record of 2-8 (0-5 in the Patriot League) with one game left in the season. The Orange and Blue, comin...

Football earns first Patriot League win

November 5, 2012

Eric Brod Senior writer Thanks to a complete team defensive effort and a career-day from running back Tyler Smith ’13, the Bison football squad ended its losing streak with its second win of the season by coming from behind to defeat the Fordham Rams 27-24. The Orange and Blue improve to 2-7 on the sea...

Football drops Homecoming game

October 29, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer Despite an impressive offensive performance on Oct. 27, the Bison football team was unable to snap its six-game losing streak, falling to league rival Colgate 47-33. The Orange and Blue are now 1-7 (0-4) on the season. Despite the loss, quarterback Brandon Wesley ’14 s...

Football comeback falls short at Lehigh

October 22, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer On Oct. 20, the Bison fell 42-19 to Patriot League rival No. 7 Lehigh, who improved to 8-0 on the season. Despite having three punts and an extra-point blocked in the first half, the Bison found themselves only down 21-19 in the third quarter, but the Mountain Hawks ...

Football drops fifth game in a row

October 14, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer Coming off a hard fought loss to Holy Cross last week, the Bison were stifled by No. 21 Harvard as they dropped their fifth straight game 35-7. Early on, the Orange and Blue defense proved stout against Harvard, forcing two punts and an interception on their first three...

Football drops another close contest: Bison unable to convert on final drive

October 1, 2012

Eric Brod Senior writer The Bison have been led by their defense so far this season, but the offense once again failed to deliver as the Orange and Blue dropped their third straight contest, a 15-10 decision at the hands of Cornell. The Bison are now 1-3 on the season. While the Bison were able t...

Football falls short against Lafayette

September 23, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer In 2011, the Bison prided themselves on taking care of the football and forcing other teams into mistakes, leading them to have the highest turnover margin in the nation. The Orange and Blue fell victim to such mistakes, turning the ball over three times en route to a...

Bison football training, diet regiment

September 18, 2012

Sami Shein Writer The Bison football team is stronger than ever due to their rigorous summer training and diet regimen. After numerous players participated in voluntary summer workouts, the entire team reported to campus to start football training camp on Aug. 7. It was not hard for the Orange and Blue ...

Football falls to No. 13 Delaware

September 17, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior writer Head coach Joe Susan returned to his alma mater, Delaware, last Saturday, and despite a hard fought effort from the Bison, they were unable to get past No. 13 Delaware in a 19-3 defeat. The Blue Hens' offense was averaging 40 points per contest, but the Orange an...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Brandon Wesley '14

September 9, 2012

  Alex Wagner Sports Editor Player Profile Brandon Wesley ’14 Plano, Texas Geology   Season stats: 27 pass attempts, 20 completions 190 passing yards Two passing touchdowns Six rushes for 29 yards Brandon Wesley ’14 played an instrumental role in the football team’s opening 19-17 vi...

Football opens with close victory

September 9, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer Coming off the momentum of their turnaround 2011 season, the football team opened up the 2012 campaign with a hard-fought 19-17 win over Marist. The offense was led by quarterback Brandon Wesley ’14, who was 20-27 for 190 yards and two touchdowns. Wesley put together a mas...

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