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Cincinnati Football: Bearcats take an early lead against Pittsburgh in River City Rivalry

Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones during game against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Acrisure Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones during game against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Acrisure Stadium. /
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Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones found tight end Payten Singletary for a 12-yard touchdown to take a 7-0 lead at Pittsburgh!

Stay tuned for postgame coverage in the coming days as Scott Satterfield’s team hopes to stay unbeaten against the former Big East opponent.

The Bearcats opened as 7-point underdogs against Pittsburgh with the over/under placed at 46.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

With a chance to secure a third straight win over the Panthers, Cincinnati is attempting to pull off an upset and remain undefeated this evening.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats take an early lead against Pittsburgh in River City Rivalry

  • 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 our preview including players to watch, pregame odds and more as Cincinnati gets ready to face Pittsburgh at Acrisure Stadium!

Even though putting pressure on quarterback Phil Jurkovec will be key, the Bearcats must bottle up Panthers wide receiver Konata Mumpfield.

Memories of battles from the Big East are sure to resurface as the Bearcats face off against Pittsburgh for the first time in over a decade.

Players to watch in the renewed rivalry include Cincinnati defensive linemen Jowon Briggs and Dontay Corleone, and wide receiver Dee Wiggins.

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During a press conference last weekend, Jones discussed his dominant debut and previewed the game at Pittsburgh via Cincinnati Athletics.

Jones was seemingly unstoppable in his debut, finishing with 371 total yards and tying a school record with seven touchdowns in a 66-13 win.

Moments into the long-awaited matchup, Jones found wide receiver Xzavier Henderson for a 49-yard touchdown to give Cincinnati an early lead.

The former Florida signal caller continued to showcase his ability with a 39-yard touchdown to Dee Wiggins midway through the opening half.

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