BUFFALO, N.Y. – A variety of local viewing parties will
give University at Buffalo Bulls football fans the chance to mix
familiar chicken wings with the potato theme of the day as fans
gather on Famous Idaho Potato Bowl day to cheer for their team and
reaffirm their university connection.
What and Where: Plans are underway for an assortment of
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl viewing gatherings, some local and some in
other cities. The parties range from official-type parties
sponsored and hosted by the UB Athletics Development staff to those
hosted by local boosters, including one being thrown by the mother
of a UB cheerleader.
The local parties registered and listed on the UB Alumni website
at both Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill, 1402 Millersport
Highway in Williamsville, near UB’s North Campus, and 7566
Transit Road, Amherst, across from the Eastern Hills
There is also a Western New York Southtowns party at Buffalo
Wild Wings, 3540 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg.
When: All parties are 5:30-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21. The
parties include watching the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, scheduled to
begin at 5:30 p.m. and broadcast live on ESPN.
Who: UB students, alumni, staff, faculty – and any
other Bulls booster who wants to watch the game and connect with
other Bulls fans.
Why: To show support for the UB team, to watch the game
live side-by-side with other Bulls backers and fans, along with the
opportunity to enjoy food and drink following the football potato
theme of the football game. Media interested in interviewing fans
or filming game day-related activities are encouraged to contact
organizers or the University at Buffalo Office of