When Branden Oliver chose to sign with the San Diego Chargers after going undrafted in 2014, he knew what he was getting himself into. The Chargers’ already have 2013 breakout star, Ryan Mathews, spell back extraordinaire, Danny Woodhead, and the team’s biggest free agent signing, Donald Brown, at the running back position. Add to that, the team acquired do-it-all back, Marion...
Here is my interview with Chargers running back (ex-Colts try-out) Branden Oliver. Oliver played his college football at Buffalo with the Bulls, received a try-out with the Colts and then was signed by the Chargers. We thank Branden Oliver and his agency, Worldwide Career Management (Sadie McGuire, Director of Public Relations), for the interview. Andrew Aziz: What thoughts were...
Joe Licata and Branden Oliver accounted for all six touchdowns to lead Buffalo to a 41-21 victory over Kent State Saturday.
Buffalo (6-2, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) started slow but entered the halftime break ahead 20-7. Licata, who had 285 passing yards with two touchdowns, tossed an 8-yard scoring strike to Alex Neutz to open the scoring. The point after was blocked.
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October 26, 2013
Branden Oliver ran for 216 yards and a touchdown as Buffalo routed UMass 32-3 for its fifth straight win.
Oliver broke the school's record for career rushing yards, surpassing the previous mark set by James Starks. Oliver now has 3,203 career yards.
Buffalo (5-2, 3-0 Mid-American) scored twice on defense, the first coming on a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown by...
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October 19, 2013
Branden Oliver gained 150 yards rushing and scored twice as Buffalo cruised to a 42-14 victory over Eastern Michigan Saturday.
The Bulls (3-2, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) broke the 40-point mark in back-to-back contests for the first time since 1981 and snapped a five-game losing streak against the Eagles (1-4, 0-2 MAC).
Oliver set the tone early with a 60-yard touchdown run on...
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October 05, 2013
It’s never easy losing a key player. It’s even tougher when an entire offense is built around said player.
That’s what University at Buffalo is facing after star running back Branden Oliver missed the entire second half of Wednesday night’s Mid-American Conference opener against the Kent State Golden Flashes.
Oliver suffered a leg injury in Buffalo’s...
Branden Oliver has continued where he left off in 2011 as he continue to dominate. Photo courtesy buffalobulls.com
On Wednesday night, the University at Buffalo will hit the field in their first “important” contest of the 2012 season.
The Bulls open the MAC portion of their schedule when they host the Kent State Golden Flashes at UB Stadium at 7pm on Wednesday, a game that will...
Branden Oliver rushed for 238 yards and Alex Zordich threw four touchdown passes as Buffalo rolled to a 56-34 victory over Morgan State on Saturday night.
Oliver had first-half scoring runs of 1 and 3 yards among his 25 carries and broke his own record for most rushing yards for the Bulls (1-1) since they moved to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 1999.
Zordich completed 16 of 21...
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September 08, 2012
UB running back Branden Oliver with the carry during practice on Tuesday
The beginning of August is always a fun time to be a football fan as it marks the beginning of another season.
Although no games are played till the end of the month, what happens in the beginning stages of August can have a lasting effect on how a team’s season ends up.
The UB Bulls just recently started...
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The Maxwell Award is given out to “The Outstanding Collegiate Player of the Year”. Here’s a preview on every Maxwell Watch List candidate from the Mid-American conference. A look into who they were last season, and who they can potentially be this season.
RB: Branden Oliver (Junior, Buffalo)
The smaller 5-8 running back is reminding Bulls fans of their NFL alumni hero James...