The Bucknellian

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...

BU football gears up for a winning season

August 25, 2012

Eric Brod Senior writer This season may be the most highly anticipated one for the Bison football squad. Following the 2011 campaign during which the team went 6-5, a five game win improvement from the previous season, the team looks to establish itself as one of the top contenders in the Patriot Leagu...

Male Athlete of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Alex Wagner Assistant Sports Editor To put it plainly, Bryce Robertson ’12 embodies what college football coaches look for in their players.  The cornerback and punt returner is an exceptional athlete with a strong drive to succeed, as well as a great teammate and leader on and off the field....

Coach of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Eric Brod Senior Writer Great leaders often define themselves in times of controversy or crisis. For head football coach Joseph Susan, the defining moment of his early career as coach of the Orange and Blue could have come this season. After the team finished 1-10 in his first season, Susan knew he had a tough task ahead of him in r...

Former Bison Greg Schiano named Buccaneers head coach

January 31, 2012

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer Former Orange and Blue linebacker and head football coach at Rutgers University Greg Schiano ’88 was hired last Thursday to fill the head coaching vacancy for the National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Schiano is the first University graduate to attain...

Super Bowl XLVI: the ultimate grudge match

January 26, 2012

By Alex Wagner Assistant Sports Editor When the New York Giants and the New England Patriots meet on Sunday in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI, the nation will look on as the familiar foes seek to settle an old score. For the NFC champion Giants, a trip back to the big game brings back fond mem...

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