Cincinnati Football: Bearcats prepare for a difficult road test as rivalry renews at Pittsburgh

Cincinnati Bearcats defensive lineman Malik Vann against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Cincinnati Bearcats defensive lineman Malik Vann against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. /
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Following a dominant showing in the season opener, the Cincinnati Bearcats are preparing for a difficult test at the Pittsburgh Panthers this week!

Panthers quarterback Phil Jurkovec compiled 214 passing yards and two total touchdowns in a 45-7 win over Wofford on Saturday afternoon.

Stay tuned for pregame coverage in the coming days as Scott Satterfield’s team hopes to stay unbeaten heading into Big 12 play this month.

The Bearcats opened as 7-point underdogs against Pittsburgh with the over/under placed at 48.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats prepare for a difficult road test as rivalry renews at Pittsburgh

  • Date: Saturday, September 9 at 6:30 PM
  • Location: Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh
  • Series History: Panthers lead 8-4
  • TV Broadcast: The CW and fuboTV

Check out the most notable statistics from the Bearcats impressive regular season opener en route to a 66-13 win over Eastern Kentucky.

Even though it was a great start to the season, Cincinnati is scheduled to face much tougher competition against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Scott Satterfield’s team totaled 667 yards, 30 first downs and converted all six red zone trips in the Bearcats resounding season-opening win.

The victory marks a promising start to what could be a special season as the program looks to find success in the inaugural Big 12 campaign.

Cincinnati Football: Emory Jones receives Big 12 recognition after record-tying debut

Bearcats star quarterback Emory Jones received Big 12 Offensive and Newcomer Player of the Week following a historic performance.

Jones was seemingly unstoppable in his memorable debut, finishing with 371 total yards and tying a school record with seven touchdowns.

Moments into the long-awaited matchup, Jones found wide receiver Xzavier Henderson for a touchdown to put the Bearcats up early.

With a chance to finish his career on a high note, Jones is attempting to lead Cincinnati to a notable road win against Pittsburgh and beyond!

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