How He Came To Buffalo
Very late in the 2015-2016 recruiting season Buffalo had two verbally committed linebackers back out and go to another school, one of them to Rutgers, the Bulls were looking thin at linebacker. So the Bulls went ahead and poached a linebacker from Kent State.
An inside linebacker from La Porte, Indiana, Otwinowski’s only other offers at the time were from the Flashes, to whom he committed last June, and Air Force
As a true freshman Matt played in all 12 games as a depth linebacker and racked up 32 tackles, including 2.