Cincinnati Football: Bearcats show off resiliency in road win over Big 12 rival Houston

Cincinnati Bearcats beat Houston Cougars to earn first ever Big 12 victory.
Cincinnati Bearcats beat Houston Cougars to earn first ever Big 12 victory. /

Even though it has been a frustrating inaugural Big 12 season, the Cincinnati Bearcats displayed a ton of resiliency in a road win at the Houston Cougars!

In addition to dominating on the ground, Cincinnati was able to create several turnovers as safety Ken Willis clinched the win with his first interception.

Stay tuned for more coverage in the coming days as the Bearcats continue to participate in Big 12 play with the regular season winding down this month.

There is obviously a long way to go until the program is competing for championships again but the win at Houston was a massive step in the right direction.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats show off their resiliency in road win over rival Houston

Bearcats defensive tackle Dontay Corleone finished with four tackles and one sack, while hybrid safety Deshawn Pace racked up five tackles in the victory.

Cincinnati will attempt to keep the momentum going next week against the conference rival West Virginia Mountaineers in the first meeting since last decade.

Scott Satterfield’s team jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter as quarterback Emory Jones found running back Ryan Montgomery for a touchdown.

The Bearcats used an impressive offensive showing that included 22 first downs and 204 rushing yards en route to snapping the disappointing losing skid!

Cincinnati Football: Corey Kiner propels the Bearcats past Houston in historic outing

Bearcats star running back Corey Kiner compiled a game-high 129 rushing yards and two touchdowns to help fuel the way to a historic win at Houston.

Following an impressive first half performance that included a 62-yard run, Kiner continued to dominate as Cincinnati earned the first ever Big 12 victory.

Kiner found the end zone midway through the first half to give the Bearcats a 14-7 lead before scoring a game-sealing touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

The Cincinnati native surpassed the 100-yard mark for a second consecutive game and inched closer to securing the first 1,000-yard campaign of his career!

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