Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hope to bounce back in homecoming game against Iowa State

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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Coming off a much-needed bye week, the Cincinnati Bearcats hope to bounce back in the homecoming game against the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday.

Despite suffering a recent losing skid, the Bearcats should be able to handle Iowa State and eventually secure the first Big 12 win in program history.

Scott Satterfield’s team must get a quality showing from the offense and shut down the Cyclones from creating explosive plays on a consistent basis.

The matchup marks the first ever meeting between the brand new conference foes as Cincinnati aims to get back on track against a quality opponent!

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats hope to bounce back in homecoming game against Iowa State

  • Date: Saturday, October 14 at 12:00 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: First ever meeting
  • TV Broadcast: FS1 and fuboTV

Make sure to preview the upcoming battle including pregame odds and players to watch as the Bearcats get ready to host Iowa State at Nippert Stadium.

Players to keep an eye on include Cincinnati senior quarterback Emory Jones, linebacker Dorian Jones, running back Corey Kiner and safety Bryon Threats!

The Bearcats opened as 4.5-point favorites against Iowa State with the over/under currently projected at 42.5 points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Will the Bearcats be able to snap recent losing skid against Iowa State?

Cincinnati began the regular season with high hopes but a string of unexpected setbacks left the coaching staff searching for answers moving forward.

Jones tied a school record with seven touchdowns during the season opener but struggled to find as much success throughout the Bearcats losing skid.

The loss at BYU marked the first three-game losing streak for Cincinnati since former head coach Luke Fickell was in the midst of his first season in 2017.

With a renewed sense of motivation and purpose, the Bearcats will look to end to the surprising skid and get back in the win column against Iowa State!

Cincinnati Football: Scott Satterfield previews the Bearcats battle with Iowa State. dark. Next