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The highest-graded players from Buffalo's win over Miami, 51-42

Sep 22, 2018; Piscataway, NJ, USA; Buffalo Bulls head coach Lance Leipold during first half against Rutgers Scarlet Knights at High Point Solutions Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

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With a 51-42 win over the visiting Miami (Oh.) Redhawks, the Buffalo Bulls were able to push their overall record to 8-1. Wide receiver Anthony Johnson kept up his stellar play to help move the Bulls to 5-0 in MAC play and they sit atop the East Division with a perfect 5-0 record in conference play.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 Overall

Buffalo Offense

Kayode Awosika, OT – 87.8 overall grade

Anthony Johnson, WR – 82.4 overall grade

James O'Hagan, C – 81.8 overall grade

Jaret Patterson, RB – 73.9 overall grade

Evin Ksiezarczyk, OT – 73.1 overall grade

Buffalo Defense

Jordan Collier, LB – 84.3 overall grade

James Patterson, LB – 79.4 overall grade

Kadofi Wright, LB – 70.8 overall grade

Khalil Hodge, LB – 70.6 overall grade

Tatum Slack, CB – 68.4 overall grade

Miami Offense

Sam McCollum, OG – 75.7 overall grade

Gus Ragland, QB – 75.1 overall grade

Alonzo Smith, RB – 74.5 overall grade

Danny Godlevske, C – 71.4 overall grade

Tommy Doyle, OT – 71.2 overall grade

Miami Defense

Brad Koenig, LB – 77.9 overall grade

Myles Reid, LB – 74.8 overall grade

Allan Koikoi, CB – 71.3 overall grade

Zedrick Raymond, CB – 63.3 overall grade

Sterling Weatherford, S – 60.5 overall grade

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