As the season officially gets underway on Saturday afternoon, the Cincinnati Bearcats are hoping to start Scott Satterfield’s tenure on a high note!
Make sure to read our preview for the Bearcats season opener against Eastern Kentucky including players to watch and previous matchups.
Satterfield looked ahead to the regular season and reflected on past meetings with the Colonels in a press conference per Cincinnati Athletics.
The pregame odds still haven’t been released quite yet but the Bearcats are projected to be double-digit favorites over Eastern Kentucky.
Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hope to start Scott Satterfield’s tenure on a high note
- Date: Saturday, September 2 at 3:30 PM
- Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
- Series History: Bearcats lead 2-0
- TV Broadcast: ESPN+ and fuboTV
Check out a break down of the series history as Cincinnati prepares to matchup with Eastern Kentucky for the first time in over a decade.
In the most recent meeting against the Colonels in 2008, the Bearcats secured a 40-7 win as senior quarterback Dustin Grutza led the way.
The first-ever battle between the programs took place in 2006 as Grutza posted 161 passing yards and one touchdown during a 31-0 win.
Cincinnati Football: Scott Satterfield reflects on previous matchups against Eastern Kentucky
Cincinnati is hoping to stay undefeated against Eastern Kentucky as the programs get ready to meet on Saturday at 3:30 PM on ESPN+.
During a recent press conference, Bearcats head coach Scott Satterfield reminisced on previous matchups against the Colonels and more.
It will be difficult to contain Eastern Kentucky’s high-powered offense so Bryan Brown’s defense must avoid mishaps and limit explosive plays.
The Bearcats should be able to pull away eventually but Eastern Kentucky’s offense has to be taken seriously in the season opener this week!