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Cincinnati Football: Emory Jones helps the Bearcats regain lead in fourth quarter against Miami

Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones against Miami Redhawks at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Emory Jones against Miami Redhawks at Nippert Stadium. /
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Emory Jones scored a 17-yard touchdown to help the Cincinnati Bearcats regain the lead in the fourth quarter against the rival Miami Redhawks tonight!

Following a sluggish first half performance that included an interception, Jones slipped past the defense to help give Cincinnati a narrow lead.

Jones connected with tight end Chamon Metayer on the ensuing 2-point conversion to extend the 24-21 lead with 13:52 remaining in the game.

Make sure to stay tuned for additional coverage as Cincinnati looks to stage a come back to eventually secure a 17th straight victory over the in-state foe.

Cincinnati Football: Emory Jones helps the Bearcats regain lead in fourth quarter against Miami

  • Date: Saturday, September 16 at 7:00 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: Bearcats lead 60-59-7
  • TV Broadcast: ESPN+ and fuboTV

Miami jumped out an early lead as quarterback Brett Gabbert hit Gage Larvadain for a 79-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage.

The Bearcats quickly answered as Corey Kiner scored a 4-yard touchdown to tie the game but Miami continued to create havoc in the first half.

With a chance to regain momentum in the second quarter, Gabbert found Javon Tracy for a 17-yard touchdown to help the Redhawks regain a lead.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hope to overcome halftime deficit in annual matchup against Miami

Bearcats place kicker Carter Brown connected on a 23-yard field goal attempt in the final minutes of the first half to cut the deficit to 14-13 at halftime.

Fresh off a second straight win, Cincinnati opened as 14.5-point favorites with the over/under set at 47.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Scott Satterfield’s team must play with much more attention to detail on both sides of the ball or Miami could pull off an upset and snap the losing skid.

The Battle for the Victory Bell is a chance for both programs to make a statement as they prepare for conference play to get started in late September.

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