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Cincinnati Football: Most notable statistics from the Bearcats season-opening victory

Cincinnati Bearcats senior linebacker Daniel Grzesiak against Eastern Kentucky Colonels at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats senior linebacker Daniel Grzesiak against Eastern Kentucky Colonels at Nippert Stadium. /
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Check out the most notable statistics from the Cincinnati Bearcats 66-13 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon at Nippert Stadium.

During his memorable Bearcats debut, Emory Jones posted a game-high 345 passing yards and tied a program record with seven total touchdowns.

Highlighted by a 49-yard touchdown catch on the opening drive, Cincinnati senior wide receiver Xzavier Henderson racked up a career-best 149 yards.

Scott Satterfield’s team compiled 667 total yards, 30 first downs and converted all six red zone trips to secure a resounding win over the Colonels.

Cincinnati Football: Most notable statistics from the Bearcats season-opening victory

Bearcats running back Corey Kiner finished with 109 rushing yards including a career-high 54-yard run to set up a touchdown during the first half.

Cincinnati outside linebacker Daniel Grzesiak totaled a team-high seven tackles, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble in his dominant debut.

Even though it was a successful start to the regular season, the competition will get much more challenging against Pittsburgh next weekend.

The Satterfield era couldn’t have gotten off to a better start as the Bearcats showed off an impressive game plan on both sides of the ball.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats duo Emory Jones, Xzavier Henderson discuss connection

During their time with the Florida Gators, Jones and Henderson developed a bond that should continue to translate to production moving forward.

Following an impressive season debut, Jones discussed his connection with Henderson in a postgame press conference via Cincinnati Athletics!

Moments into the highly-anticipated matchup, Jones found Henderson for a touchdown pass to give the Bearcats a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.

With an opportunity to cap off their careers on a high note, the Bearcats dynamic duo hope to find success in their initial season at Cincinnati.

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