Cincinnati Football: Bearcats commits Gavin Grover, Kale Woodburn impress in season debuts

Cincinnati Bearcats duo Leonard Taylor and Tre Tucker celebrate against the Murray State Racers at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats duo Leonard Taylor and Tre Tucker celebrate against the Murray State Racers at Nippert Stadium. /
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A couple of Cincinnati Bearcats 2024 commits Gavin Grover and Kale Woodburn impressed in their senior season debuts on Friday night!

Both prospects committed to Cincinnati in the spring and will bring depth to the Bearcats passing attack following their high school careers.

Grover compiled seven catches for 120 receiving yards, highlighted by a 26-yard touchdown as Olentangy secured a 46-35 win over Whitmer.

Woodburn displayed his ability with an impressive touchdown catch to help fuel Houston County to a 56-12 win in the season opener.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats commits Gavin Grover, Kale Woodburn impress in season debuts

After attending the annual Spring Game in April, Grover announced his verbal commitment to the Bearcats over several notable schools!

Grover is currently the 16th highest rated 2024 prospect from Ohio and the 22nd ranked tight end in the country according to 247 Sports.

There are multiple programs targeting Woodburn as his senior campaign gets underway including Penn State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

Woodburn is the 68th highest ranked 2024 recruit from Georgia and the 89th rated wide receiver in the nation according to 247 Sports.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats tight end commit Gavin Grover discusses recruiting process

During his recruitment that included several visits to Cincinnati, Grover developed a relationship with first-year tight ends coach Josh Stepp.

Grover broke down his decision to commit to Cincinnati over Kentucky, Pittsburgh, West Virginia and others in a recent interview with me.

Make sure to stay tuned for the latest recruiting rumors as Scott Satterfield’s coaching staff continues to construct the 2024 class.

Other Bearcats commits that are preparing to start their senior campaign include St. Joseph’s Prep standouts Samaj Jones and Elijah Jones!

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