Cincinnati Football: Several notable recruits scheduled to visit Nippert Stadium this weekend

Cincinnati Bearcats running back Charles McClelland against the Miami Redhawks at Paycor Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats running back Charles McClelland against the Miami Redhawks at Paycor Stadium. /
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Cincinnati is set to host several notable recruits as the Bearcats take on Miami in the Battle for the Victory Bell at Nippert Stadium on Saturday night!

During the annual rivalry matchup against Miami, 2025 4-star cornerback Mark Zackery IV and 2024 3-star edge rusher Drew Collins will be in town.

Make sure to check out the full list of prospects that are expected to be in attendance as Scott Satterfield’s team attempts to stay undefeated.

Other potential targets that are scheduled to visit include 2025 3-star offensive lineman Jayden Clark and 2025 3-star defensive tackle Drayden Pavey.

Cincinnati Football: Several notable recruits scheduled to visit Nippert Stadium this weekend

  • Drew Collins (2024 3-star EDGE)
  • Mark Zackery IV (2025 4-star CB)
  • Jayden Clark (2025 3-star OT)
  • Drayden Pavey (2025 3-star DT)
  • Caden Piening (2025 3-star ATH)
  • Mason Alexander (2025 3-star CB)
  • Kage Payne (2025 3-star IOL)
  • Nate Lyman (2025 3-star WR)
  • Kato Meissner (2025 3-star TE)
  • Grant Nurre (2026 3-star QB)

Collins took a recent visit to Florida a week ago and received scholarship offers from Georgia State, Troy, UAB, Western Kentucky and others.

Heading into his junior campaign at Northmont High School, Clark was the 14th highest ranked prospect from the state of Ohio according to 247 Sports.

Pavey was originally slotted to visit West Virginia this weekend before announcing that he will be in attendance for the Bearcats game instead!

Several power five programs are targeting Piening along with Cincinnati including Kentucky, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats scheduled to host 2024 3-star edge rusher Drew Collins

Alabama product and 2024 3-star defensive end Drew Collins is scheduled to visit Cincinnati when the Bearcats square off against Miami this week.

During his senior campaign at Minor High School, Collins is the 63rd highest ranked 2024 prospect from Alabama according to 247 Sports.

Satterfield’s coaching staff will continue to target him but Collins is eventually projected to attend UAB per On3’s Recruiting Prediction Machine.

With a chance to impress the talented recruits, Cincinnati is hoping to make a major statement against Miami in the Battle for the Victory Bell!

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