Cincinnati Football: Alec Pierce continues to develop connection with Colts rookie quarterback

Cincinnati Bearcats wide receivers Alec Pierce and Michael Young against Murray State Racers at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats wide receivers Alec Pierce and Michael Young against Murray State Racers at Nippert Stadium. /
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Cincinnati Bearcats alum and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Alec Pierce continues to develop a connection with rookie quarterback Anthony Richardson!

Despite not playing in the Colts preseason win over the Chicago Bears on Saturday night, Pierce worked out with Richardson prior to the matchup.

Pierce showed off intriguing potential throughout his rookie campaign, compiling 593 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 41 catches last year.

Richardson was selected by Indianapolis with the 4th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft and is expected to start in the upcoming season opener.

Cincinnati Football: Alec Pierce continues to develop connection with Colts rookie quarterback

After becoming the sixth former Cincinnati receiver drafted in program history, Pierce impressed during his rookie season with the Colts!

Pierce compiled 1,851 receiving yards in his Bearcats career before Indianapolis took him with the 53rd overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.

The Illinois native posted a team-best 884 yards and eight touchdowns in 2021 as Cincinnati clinched a second straight AAC championship.

With an opportunity to become a significant part of the Colts offense, Pierce is hoping to find success alongside Richardson moving forward.

Cincinnati Football: Ivan Pace Jr continues to impress at Minnesota Vikings training camp

Cincinnati product and former Bearcats star linebacker Ivan Pace Jr continued to dominate at the Minnesota Vikings training camp.

Despite being labeled as undersized, Pace flashed next level potential throughout his career and is expected to secure a roster spot.

Pace received plenty of accolades last season including All-American honors, AAC Defensive Player of the Year and more!

The former Colerain High School standout finished his career with 306 total tackles, 20 sacks and three fumbles forced in 35 games.

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