46 - Khalil Mack
Khalil Mack
Height: 6-3
Weight: 248
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL
High School: Westwood
Position: LB

Hoof Prints: A first-team All-MAC selection in 2011 and 2012, Mack is the anchor of UB’s linebacking corps... already holds the school record for tackles for loss (56) and forced fumbles (11)...tremendous physical talent with an unstoppable motor...chose UB because of the environment...named to the 2013 watch list for Nagurski Trophy, Bednarik Award, Lombardi Award and Butkus Award.    

Junior (2012): First-team All-MAC honors for the second straight season... two-time MAC East Defensive Player of the Week (11/19, 10/1)... Sports Illustrated’s honorable mention All-American... named to Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Lombardi Award pre-season watch lists... now owns program records for tackles for loss and forced fumbles... despite missing the first game of the season, he set career highs in tackles, tackles for loss, and sacks... led the team with 94 tackles, including 21 tackles for loss which ranked fourth in the nation, bringing him into 2013 as the NCAA’s active career leader in tackles for loss (with 56.0)... added four forced fumbles (tied for eighth in the nation) and eight quarterback sacks... needs seven more sacks to take over the program record for career sacks... made his season debut with eight tackles (3.5 for loss) and 1.5 sacks against Morgan State (9/8)... set a career high with eight solo tackles, also recording two sacks and four tackles for lossagainst Kent State (9/19)... forced a fumble, had one sack, and 3.5 tackles for loss at UConn (9/29)... had a sack and a forced fumble in a win over Western Michigan (11/10)... had one of the best single games of his career, with a career high 15 tackles (3.5 for loss), a career high 2.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles in a comeback win over UMass (11/17)... ended the season with 10 tackles (2.5 for loss) at Bowling Green (11/23).

Sophomore (2011): Despite being the focal point of nearly every offenses’ blocking scheme, Mack led the team in sacks, tackles for loss and forced fumbles... first-team All-MAC... tabbed by Sports Illustrated as an honorable mention All-American... named to Phil Steele’s All-MAC first team... had 65 tackles, including 20.5 tackles for loss, third most in the nation... added five forced fumbles (tied for eighth in the nation)... brought down the quarterback 5.5 times and added 13 quarterback hurries... started the season with five tackles (two for loss), a sack, a forced fumble and a pass breakup against Pittsburgh (9/3)... earned the MAC East defensive player of the week honors and College Football Performance Awards’ Linebacker of the week after eight tackles, a sack, 3.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, an interception and three quarterback hurries against Stony Brook (9/10)... had a season-high 11 tackles against Ball State (9/17)... led the team to a 38-37 win over Ohio thanks to five tackles (2.5 for loss), a half sack and a forced fumble (10/8)... tore apart the Akron backfield for five solo tackles (three for loss), two sacks, a forced fumble and a blocked punt (11/19).

Redshirt-Freshman (2010): Was a terror in the opponent’s backfield, setting the freshman record for most tackles for loss in a season... recorded team highs in both sacks (4.5) and tackles for losses (14.5)... hit the quarterback eight times, also a team high... excelled in coverage, with a team-high ten pass break ups... his 68 total tackles were third-most on the team... named to Phil Steele’s All-MAC Third Team... broke up two passes, got a half sack and made three tackles in the season opener against Rhode Island... had five tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss against Central Florida (9/18)... wreaked havoc on the Bowling Green offense, making nine tackles, four of which were for a loss of 37 total yards, a forced fumble and a sack (10/2)... had a season-high ten tackles against Temple (10/23)... had a sack and six tackles, one for loss, against Miami (OH) (10/30)... torched Ohio with seven tackles, a sack and a forced fumble (11/4)... had three tackles for loss against Eastern Michigan (11/20)... against Akron, had seven tackles, two for loss, and two pass breakups (11/26).

Freshman (2009): Redshirted in his first season at Buffalo.

High School: Played for head coach Waides Ashmon at Westwood High School...had 140 tackles, including eight for a loss and nine sacks his senior year...named third-team All-State in football-rich Florida, as well as first-team All-Area...helped lead the Panthers to a district championship.