Cincinnati Football: Game time released as the Bearcats prepare to play Pittsburgh in September

Cincinnati Bearcats running back Ryan Montgomery at Nippert Stadium. Getty Images.
Cincinnati Bearcats running back Ryan Montgomery at Nippert Stadium. Getty Images. /
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After opening the regular season a week before, the Bearcats are set to play the Pittsburgh Panthers at 6:30 PM on September 9.

Both programs are hoping to start the season with a marquee win so it will create an exciting environment between the former rivals.

Scott Satterfield’s team should be able to compete against Pittsburgh as the teams meet for the first time in more than a decade.

The matchup will be televised on the CW Network because the ACC recently agreed to an annual broadcast deal with the channel.

Cincinnati Football: Game time released as the Bearcats prepare to play Pittsburgh in September

Bearcats senior quarterback Emory Jones looked ahead to the upcoming campaign at the Big 12 Conference Media Days last week.

Cincinnati will face a tougher schedule in the Big 12, competing against several established contenders like Baylor and Oklahoma.

Make sure to preview the Bearcats inaugural season in the Big 12 with a break down of the conference schedule and more.

The jump to the Big 12 represents a significant step forward for Cincinnati, as they join one of the premier conferences this season!

Cincinnati Football: Expectations for the Bearcats regular season opener against Eastern Kentucky

Check out our expectations for the Bearcats regular season opener against Eastern Kentucky on September 2 at Nippert Stadium!

Eastern Kentucky is coming off a 7-5 campaign that continued to show progress as the offense posted 452.5 yards per game.

Led by star quarterback Parker McKinney and running back Braedon Sloan, the Colonels offense could create concern for Cincinnati.

With the season opener approaching, the Bearcats should feel confident but can’t be complacent while preparing for Eastern Kentucky.

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