Cincinnati Football: Players to watch as the Bearcats face Big 12 foe Kansas

Cincinnati Bearcats defeat Temple Owls at Nippert Stadium in 2019.
Cincinnati Bearcats defeat Temple Owls at Nippert Stadium in 2019. /
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Check out several players to watch from both teams as the Cincinnati Bearcats face the Big 12 opponent Kansas Jayhawks in the regular season finale today!

Kansas is led by star running back Devin Neal, wide receiver duo Lawrence Arnold and Quentin Skinner, cornerback Mello Dotson and safety Kenny Logan Jr.

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.

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

Cincinnati Football: Players to watch as the Bearcats face Big 12 foe Kansas

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

Cincinnati natives that will be honored prior to kick off are defensive line trio Jowon Briggs, Eric Phillips Jr and Malik Vann, plus hybrid safety Deshawn Pace.

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

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 final game of the year.

The Bearcats opened as 7-point underdogs against Kansas with the over/under currently projected at 57.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats attempt to earn first win over Kansas since 1997

After blowing out the Jayhawks in the most recent meeting in 1997, Cincinnati is aiming to take down the Big 12 foe for the first time in over two decades.

Prior to meeting in the regular season finale, the new Big 12 opponents have played two games in the past with each program winning at their home stadium.

The Bearcats first game against Kansas resulted in a 23-18 loss in 1995 before recording a 34-7 victory over the Jayhawks at Nippert Stadium back in 1997.

With an opportunity to wrap up the inaugural Big 12 campaign on a high note, Cincinnati is attempting to secure a win over Kansas on Saturday evening.

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