Cincinnati Football: Minnesota transfer linebacker Connor Keyes set to join hometown Bearcats

Cincinnati Bearcats linebacker Wilson Huber against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Nippert Stadium. USA Today.
Cincinnati Bearcats linebacker Wilson Huber against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Nippert Stadium. USA Today. /
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Cincinnati native and former Minnesota linebacker Connor Keyes is set to join his hometown Bearcats with three years of eligibility left!

During his senior season at Elder High School, Keyes totaled 101 tackles en route to taking home All-Greater Catholic League honors.

Keyes discussed his decision to commit to Cincinnati in a recent social media post: “I’m excited to get to work and be a part of this team!”

Scott Satterfield’s coaching staff continues to fill out the revamped roster and Keyes will bring depth to the Bearcats linebacker room.

Cincinnati Football: Minnesota transfer linebacker Connor Keyes set to join hometown Bearcats

Bearcats defensive linemen Dontay Corleone and Daniel Grzesiak were mentioned on the Sports Info Solutions Preseason All-Big 12 Team!

Corleone is expected to contend for the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year as he hopes to build on a spectacular redshirt freshman season.

Grzesiak was one of the most sought after players in the transfer portal after compiling 52 tackles and 8.5 sacks in his only year at Utah State.

Make sure to look ahead to the inaugural campaign in the Big 12 with a break down of the conference schedule and regular season opener.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats could target former Northwestern freshman linebacker Nigel Glover

Cincinnati should target Northwestern transfer linebacker Nigel Glover after the Ohio product recently entered the transfer portal.

Glover decided to transfer after Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald was fired this month due to hazing allegations in the program.

Prior to his freshman campaign with the Wildcats, Glover was the 7th highest ranked prospect from Ohio according to 247 Sports.

The Bearcats brought in a couple of transfer linebackers Dion Hunter and Dorian Jones but there is always room to add more experience.

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