Cincinnati Football: Deshawn Pace looks to make a major impact on Senior Day

Cincinnati Bearcats face rival West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Cincinnati Bearcats face rival West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium. /
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Colerain High School product and Bearcats safety Deshawn Pace is looking to make a major impact on Senior Day against Kansas at Nippert Stadium!

Despite moving to a new position in the offseason, Pace played a significant role in the secondary with 76 total tackles and one interception this season.

Pace developed into a dynamic and versatile player that has been a key part of the Bearcats success on defense throughout his memorable career so far.

The Cincinnati native had four interceptions and 95 tackles in 2021 before totaling 62 tackles and one interception to go with five tackles for loss last year.

Cincinnati Football: Deshawn Pace looks to make a major impact on Senior Day

  • Date: Saturday, November 25 at 7:30 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: Series tied 1-1
  • TV Broadcast: ESPN2 and fuboTV

Make sure to preview the upcoming meeting with Kansas including the most recent pregame odds and players to watch heading into kick off this weekend!

Other seniors that are set to partake in the festivities include quarterback Emory Jones, running back Ryan Montgomery, linebacker Daniel Grzesiak and more.

Players to watch in the matchup include Cincinnati right guard Luke Kandra, running back Corey Kiner, linebacker Dorian Jones and defensive back Taj Ward.

Scott Satterfield’s team should stay within striking distance but it will be difficult to pull off the upset over a quality opponent in the regular season finale.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats open as underdogs in season finale against Kansas

According to the latest odds by FanDuel Sportsbook, the Bearcats are currently slight underdogs against conference foe Kansas prior to the matchup tonight.

Both teams suffered disappointing losses last week but it should be an exciting game as the new Big 12 opponents prepare to meet for just the third time.

Cincinnati is coming off a blowout loss to conference rival West Virginia, and Kansas endured back to back losses after starting the season with a 7-2 record.

Kiner posted a game-high 129 rushing yards and two touchdowns, while Pace totaled a team-high five tackles in the Bearcats recent win at Houston.

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