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Lance Leipold signs five-year contract extension to remain coach of UB football

UB tops Central Michigan 34-24, one win away from bowl eligibility
Posted at 12:00 PM, Feb 21, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The University at Buffalo announced head football coach Lance Leipold has signed a five-year contract extension to remain coach of the football program through the 2024 season.

Leipold became coach of the Bulls in November 2014, the team has won 24 games the last three seasons which is the most in any three-year span in school history.

The team has been bowl eligible all three years and won the first bowl game in the program's history last season.

"I'm very appreciative of Lance Leipold's unwavering commitment and dedication to building a championship caliber football program here at UB," said University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt. "This program has seen outstanding growth and success both on and off the field during his tenure. I'm excited to work with Lance and his staff as we continue this positive trajectory for many years to come."

The Bulls begin the 2020 season at Kansas State on September 5th.