Latest Cincinnati Bearcats football News

2 defensive coaches hired as Ohio State revamps staff

Jan. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day continued to revamp his coaching staff by hiring of two defensive assistants Friday. Tim Walton, a former Ohio State player who spent the last 13 years coaching in the NFL, most recently with the Jacksonville Jaguars, was added as...

Georgia, Tide, Michigan, Cincinnati, Baylor top final Top 25

Jan. 11, 2022 11:06 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Georgia is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll of the season after winning its second national title by beating Alabama. The Bulldogs received all 61 first-place votes in the poll presented by Regions Bank to be a unanimous No. 1 for the...

Alabama has plenty of replacements for injured WR Metchie

Jan. 09, 2022 14:37 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Alabama receiver John Metchie III crumpled to the ground during last month's SEC championship game, the questions came hard and fast. How would the Crimson Tide suddenly adapt without its most reliable receiver? Who would fill the void? Could No. 1 Alabama...

Cincinnati's Ford, Gardner departing early for NFL draft

Jan. 04, 2022 14:13 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati has lost two stars from its College Football Playoff team to the NFL draft. The school announced Tuesday that junior cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner declared for the draft, one day after junior running back Jerome Ford said he would do the same. ...

Run Tide! No. 1 Bama over non-P5 Cincy 27-6 in CFP semi

Dec. 31, 2021 23:05 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Robinson Jr. grew up near the Alabama campus watching the Crimson Tide win championships, and wanting to play a big part in one. With the fifth-year senior and first-year featured back running for a career-high 204 yards and Heisman Trophy winner Bryce...

DB Hill starts Orange Bowl for Michigan after late arrival

Dec. 31, 2021 21:21 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Michigan defensive back Dax Hill started against No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl. Hill’s status was uncertain after he did not join the second-ranked Wolverines in South Florida until Thursday. Coach Jim Harbaugh said Thursday that...

Ridder, breakthrough Bearcats stall in 27-6 loss to Alabama

Dec. 31, 2021 20:45 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Desmond Ridder wanted to make sure he was one of the last Cincinnati players to leave the field so the quarterback could savor what was left of a loss to top-ranked Alabama in the CFP semifinal Cotton Bowl. The breakthrough Bearcats held up pretty well as...

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Cincinnati 27-6 in College Football Playoff semifinal at Cotton Bowl to advance to title game

Dec. 31, 2021 19:11 PM EST
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Cincinnati 27-6 in College Football Playoff semifinal at Cotton Bowl to advance to title game.

Before Harbaugh, Smart play Orange Bowl they shared birthday

Dec. 30, 2021 15:30 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — It’s been a big few days for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Georgia coach Kirby Smart. They’ve got the College Football Playoff semifinal matchup at the Orange Bowl on Friday. Christmas was this past Saturday, of course. And on Dec. 23, both coaches...

Non-P5 Cincy takes CFP journey to Cotton semi against Bama

Dec. 30, 2021 14:42 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder and the breakthrough Bearcats aren’t caught up in what their unprecedented playoff appearance could eventually mean for other non-Power Five teams. This is their journey. After a season-long debate about whether the...