AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – UB’s Joe Licata is one of 30 quarterbacks on the Manning Award watch list, an honor given to the top collegiate quarterback in the nation.
Licata is just the second Bulls QB to earn a place on the preseason list, joining former Bulls star Drew Willy.
Entering his senior season, Licata already holds the school’s all-time record for touchdown passes with 60 and QB rating with a 136.7. He’s fourth on the Bulls’ all-time list with 6,516 career passing yards.
The list of ten finalists will come out Wednesday, November 25th, with the winner announced Wednesday, January 13th.
The Bulls open the season at home against Albany on Saturday, September 5th at 3:30pm.