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Cincinnati Football: Bearcats coordinator Bryan Brown nominated for Broyles Award

Cincinnati Bearcats take on Iowa State Cyclones at Nippert Stadium in 2023.
Cincinnati Bearcats take on Iowa State Cyclones at Nippert Stadium in 2023. /
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Cincinnati Bearcats associate coach and defensive coordinator Bryan Brown was nominated for the Broyles Award given to the nation’s top assistant!

Following stints under head coach Scott Satterfield at Appalachian State and Louisville, Brown decided to follow him to Cincinnati in early December.

The Bearcats defense ranks fifth in the conference by allowing 138.7 rushing yards and 225.0 passing yards per game under Brown’s tutelage this season.

With an opportunity to wrap up the inaugural Big 12 campaign on a high note, Cincinnati is scheduled to meet the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats coordinator Bryan Brown nominated for Broyles Award

Make sure to preview the road trip to Morgantown with the most recent odds, players to watch, quotes and more as the Bearcats travel to West Virginia!

Players to watch in the matchup include Cincinnati right guard Luke Kandra, running back Corey Kiner, safety Bryon Threats and cornerback Jordan Young.

The Bearcats opened as 6.5-point underdogs against West Virginia with the over/under currently placed at 54.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

West Virginia is led by veteran quarterback Garrett Greene, star running back CJ Donaldson, senior wide receiver Devin Carter and linebacker Lee Kpogba.

Cincinnati Football: Luke Kandra mentioned in PFF’s highest graded offense linemen

Bearcats right guard Luke Kandra was mentioned among the highest rated offensive linemen in the country according to Pro Football Focus College.

Kandra was joined by Notre Dame left tackle Joe Alt, Oregon State right tackle Taliese Fuaga, Wake Forest left guard Michael Jurgens and more in recent weeks.

The Cincinnati product has been an integral part of the Bearcats fifth ranked rushing attack this season and was named the highest-rated offensive linemen.

Stay tuned for more coverage in the coming days as the Bearcats continue to participate in Big 12 play with the regular season finale quickly approaching!

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