The Bristol University Barracuda sign their first sponsor in the form of
Deloitte, a global blue chip financial services company.
On the 18th of February 2007 the Bristol University Barracuda travel to Prince of Wales Stadium in Cheltenham to play their first ever fixture against the Gloucestershire University Gladiatiors. The Barracuda emerge victorious 30-0 in front of a crowd of 300 spectators.
The finer details of the second Barracuda associate fixture, against the Portsmouth Destroyers, cannot be agreed and the Gloucestershire Gladiators step in for a return fixture in Bristol. In a game hampered by heavy driving rain and storms, the Barracuda once again shut out Gloucestershire 14-0.
The Barracuda cap their affiliate fixture list off with
a 16-0 victory over the Oxford University Cavaliers.
The Barracuda finish 2007 undefeated and without conceeding
On Saturday the 24th March 2007 the member teams of
the British Collegiate American Football league vote
the Bristol University Barracuda in to the league as
full members ready for the 2007/8 season.
Defensive Back James Taylor becomes the first Bristol
Barracuda player, and first ever player from a rookie
team, to be selected to the Southern Universities Wildcats
to play in the annual BCAFL Allstar game. Coach Stone
and Coach Wilson are selected to the Wildcats coaching
BSAFA and BCAFL are closed down by BAFA and are replaced
British University American Football League (BUAFL). The
Barracuda become founding members of BUAFL.
The Bristol University Barracuda record first league win against Plymouth Blitz 34-14 on Nov 11th 2007. The team finish their maiden BUAFL campaign with a record of 1-6-1.
The Bristol University Barracuda continue to make small progress finishing the year with a record of 2-6-0.
The Bristol University Barracuda defy the odds, and in only their 3rd season in the league turn things around to finish 7-1-0 and making Playoff football for the first time! Unfortunately after taking an early lead against the reigning national champions, the Barracuda hopes are dashed by a strong Birmingham Lions squad.
The Cuda progress yet again with another strong finish 7-1-0, but this time go one step further in the playoffs winning round 1 vs Kent. This was followed by a tough loss against Herts putting an end to the championship hopes for another season.
The club win 3 big awards recognising the big strides made by the program in a short space of time - NFL UK University Club of the Year 2011, UBU Best Student Group 2011, Bristol Sports Club of the Year 2011
Cuda produces its first League MVP - Russ Waddell (Defense)
Cuda form the official Alumni association headed up by Jon Parr.
The team look forward to making even more progress next season!