The Reds were determined to build on the success of the 2012 season and were ready to take their place amongst the top teams in the country. UNB spent each week of entire season ranked within the CIS National Top 10 rankings.
UNB Varsity Reds who were recognized for their outstanding efforts within the AUS Conference included:
- 1st Team All-Stars, Ben Law & Diego Padilha
- 2nd Team All-Stars, Yousuf Mohammad & Marcus Lees
- Conference Rookie of the Year, Diego Padilha
- Conference Coach of the Year, Miles Pinsent
- AUS Championship MVP, Yassin Shehab El Din.
UNB players who were recognized for their strong performances at the National level included:
- 1st Team All-Canadian, Diego Padilha
- CIS Championship All-Stars, Ben Law & Aaron MacMurray.
- 11 different players scored for the Varsity Reds
- The team's depth was evident as 24 different players saw game action.
- 8 players made their debuts for the V-Reds this season.
- At no point in the season did UNB have a player suspended for a red card or accumulation of yellow cards.