Cincinnati Football: Bearcats continue to target 2025 4-star cornerback Tariq Hayer

Cincinnati Bearcats face the Indiana Hoosiers at Nippert Stadium in 2022.
Cincinnati Bearcats face the Indiana Hoosiers at Nippert Stadium in 2022. /
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As the program continues to target talented recruits, 2025 4-star defensive back Tariq Hayer received an offer from the Cincinnati Bearcats last weekend!

Hayer is the highest ranked 2025 prospect from Washington DC and being recruited by Maryland, Notre Dame, Penn State, Tennessee and others.

Make sure to stay up to date with the most recent recruiting rumors and updates as Satterfield’s staff continues to build the upcoming class and beyond.

Other 2025 prospects that recently received offers are 3-star receiver Giyahni Kontosis, 3-star athlete Tristan Norman and 3-star left tackle Cam Clark.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats continue to target 2025 4-star cornerback Tariq Hayer

  • Trey McNutt (2025 4-star ATH)
  • Shamari Earls (2025 4-star CB)
  • Tariq Hayer (2025 4-star CB)
  • Giyahni Kontosis (2025 3-star WR)
  • Tristan Norman (2025 3-star ATH)
  • Cam Clark (2025 3-star OT)

A handful of 2025 recruits earned offers from the Bearcats in recent days including 4-star defensive back Shamari Earls and 4-star athlete Trey McNutt!

Clark earned an offer from Cincinnati this week and has interest from multiple schools including Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Toledo.

Earls is currently the 4th highest rated prospect from Virginia and 11th ranked cornerback in the country from the 2025 class via 247 Sports.

Kontosis recently picked up an offer from Cincinnati and has also been contacted by multiple schools like Maryland, Oregon, Pittsburgh and West Virginia.

Cincinnati Football: Cleveland product 2025 4-star Trey McNutt picks up offer from the Bearcats

McNutt is currently the top rated 2025 recruit out of Ohio with offers from several programs including Georgia, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State.

Norman is the 24th rated 2025 recruit from Alabama and received scholarship offers from Arkansas State, Eastern Kentucky, Liberty, Vanderbilt and more.

Scott Satterfield’s staff will continue to target him but Ohio State is considered the favorite to land McNutt via On3’s Recruiting Prediction Machine.

Take a look at our pregame coverage as the Bearcats prepare to take on Big 12 opponent the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday afternoon at Nippert Stadium!

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