|Title:||Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator|
Adam Shorter begins his fourth season coaching the offensive linemen. He is also the Bulls’ run game coordinator.
In 2012, Buffalo featured one of its strongest offensive lines in school history. The Bulls rushed for 2,120 yards – the third highest total in school history and the most as a Division I-A program. Buffalo had three players rush for over 500 yards - also a Division I-A era first.
In 2011, as run game coorindator, Shorter helped coach Branden Oliver to a record-breaking season. The sophomore running back rushed for a school-record 1,395 yards and added 13 touchdowns.
He served in the same position at Delaware State in 2009.
He spent 2008 at Alcorn State, where he was in charge of the offensive line and tight ends. While with the Braves, Shorter was instrumental in the success of 2008 All-Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) offensive lineman Bronson Carvalho.
Shorter began his coaching career as a graduate assistant with the University of Cincinnati (2005-2007). Shorter was a four-year letterman at Cincinnati, where he was the team’s starting center. He was the recipient of the John Pease Award as the Bearcats most outstanding offensive lineman as a senior. Shorter appeared in three of Cincinnati’s four bowl appearances during his tenure. He earned a bachelor’s degree in integrated social studies in secondary education in 2004. He also earned a master's degree in criminal justice from Cincinnati.
Shorter, who serves as UB’s equiptment room liaison, acknowledges the contributions to both Mark Dantonio’s and Brian Kelly’s staff at Cincinnati as the program developed into a perennial top 20 team as his proudest accomplishment of his professional life.
As well as his role in the development of his players character and competitive greatness which he hopes carries through out their lives. . His hobbies are enjoying the outdoors, movies and spending time with family.
Adam and his wife Michelle have two daughters, Audrey and Noelle.