Cincinnati Football: Western Kentucky transfer safety Upton Stout receives offer

Pittsburgh Panthers host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Acrisure Stadium in 2023.
Pittsburgh Panthers host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Acrisure Stadium in 2023. /
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A few days before the initial transfer window opens, the Cincinnati Bearcats offered Western Kentucky transfer sophomore defensive back Upton Stout.

During the past two seasons with Western Kentucky, Stout racked up 73 total tackles, 15 pass deflections, five interceptions and one touchdown in 21 games.

Stout could be a major addition to the secondary next year and would reunite with former Western Kentucky teammate and tight end Joey Beljan.

The Houston native began his career at North Texas before spending two years with Western Kentucky and eventually deciding to enter the portal again.

Cincinnati Football: Western Kentucky transfer safety Upton Stout receives offer

Check out the full list of Bearcats that are going to transfer including running back Myles Montgomery, plus safety duo Deshawn Pace and Bryon Threats.

Others that opted to transfer are offensive lineman Cam Jones, tight end Chamon Metayer, wide receiver Donovan Ollie and defensive lineman Justin Wodtly.

Pace posted a team-high 80 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and one interception this year, while playing a hybrid safety position for the first time in his career.

Stay tuned for the most recent transfer rumors and updates as Scott Satterfield’s coaching staff hopes to put together an impressive 2024 transfer haul!

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A ton of players opted to enter the transfer portal this week including Cincinnati defensive back duo Sammy Anderson and Justin Harris among others.

Harris compiled a career-high 31 tackles, six pass deflections and one interception this season after replacing Anderson when he was out with injury.

Threats was a 3-star safety from Dublin Coffman High School before committing to the Bearcats in 2020 over Michigan State, Purdue and West Virginia.

Wodtly was a major part of the defensive front with 31 tackles and three sacks in his sophomore year in 2022 before having a diminished role this season.

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