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    2010 UC Football

    Any Bearcat Football fans on here extremely excited for the football season? Here is a look at UC's 2010 schedule:

    Sat. September 4th @Fresno State 10:00PM ESPN2
    Sat. September 11th Indiana State 12:00 Fox Sports Ohio
    Thurs. September 16th @North Carolina State 7:30 ESPN
    Sat. September 25th Oklahoma TBA TBA

    Sat. October 9th Miami Ohio TBA TBA
    Fri. October 15th @Louisville 8:00 ESPN
    Fri. October 22nd South Florida 8:00 ESPN2
    Sat. October 30th Syracuse TBA TBA

    Sat. November 13th @West Virginia TBA TBA
    Sat. November 20th Rutgers TBA TBA
    Sat. November 27th @Uconn TBA TBA

    Sat. December 4th Pittsburgh TBA ABC/ESPN or ESPN2


    So 72 days until the Cats kickoff on the West Coast vs Fresno State. What is everyone's expectations of the Butch Jones led Bearcats? I think the offense will be explosive, Collaros at quarterback, Pead at running back, Binns, Woods, Hazelton, Thompkins and Barrnet will probably be the main recievers. Anyone of those guys can take it to the house at anytime. The defense will be moving back to the 4-3 so I would think they would have to be a little better this year than last year. Also, I'v been hearing that UC is about to announce 2-4 transfers from USC soon with one being a linebacker that should play right away. We should see that announced soon. I think it will be another fun year for the Bearcats and there fans. Go Cats!
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BearcatShane View Post
    Also, I'v been hearing that UC is about to announce 2-4 transfers from USC soon with one being a linebacker that should play right away. We should see that announced soon.
    What what what?!! Where did you hear this from? That would be fantastic!

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    I've got season tickets this year so I'm definitely looking forward to the season. Hopefully this year UC starts off with a decent ranking inside the top 25 which would give them a chance to really move up the polls if they pile on the wins.

    Obviously, with their nonconference schedule this year, UC has the strength of schedule to move up quick if they start hot. I see the Fresno State game similar to last year's Rutgers opener. I don't particularly like playing on the road against a solid team to open the season, but if UC wins that game it should really give them an excellent push heading into the NC State and Oklahoma games.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BearcatShane View Post
    Also, I'v been hearing that UC is about to announce 2-4 transfers from USC soon with one being a linebacker that should play right away. We should see that announced soon.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    I expect a 10 win season and a push for another BE title. I have a lot more questions about the defense than the offense (like everyone else I am sure).

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Vidal Hazelton has hinted at MULTIPLE transfers from USC on his twitter.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    The offense should light up the scoreboard again.

    But the defense needs to improve considerably over the 2009 model.

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BearcatShane View Post
    Also, I'v been hearing that UC is about to announce 2-4 transfers from USC soon with one being a linebacker that should play right away.
    I'm not sure if this is who you're referring to, but Jordan Campbell, who was considering UC, just signed a scholarship offer with UofL. He'll likely start at LB for UofL next season.
    Last edited by joshnky; 06-27-2010 at 02:45 PM.

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Aren't we missing the elephant in the room? What about the loss of Brian Kelly? How much will they miss him? How good is Butch Jones? I'm looking forward to "getting to know him" but he doesn't come across as dynamic as Kelly.

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    The only reason the Bearcats ascended to the level they were at was because of Brian Kelly.

    I hate that he left for Notre Dame because it is back to reality for UC Football.

    Say what you will about Kelly, the man is a football genius and a motivator that makes average players good, and good players great.

    How many geniuses do you know named "Butch"?

    ... I'll eat crow if necessary but my prediction is UC doesn't sniff the top 25 for Butch's entire tenure here, except possibly the 1st couple of games this season.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Fon Duc Tow View Post
    The only reason the Bearcats ascended to the level they were at was because of Brian Kelly.

    I hate that he left for Notre Dame because it is back to reality for UC Football.

    Say what you will about Kelly, the man is a football genius and a motivator that makes average players good, and good players great.

    How many geniuses do you know named "Butch"?

    ... I'll eat crow if necessary but my prediction is UC doesn't sniff the top 25 for Butch's entire tenure here, except possibly the 1st couple of games this season.
    You'll be eating crow. Jones had CMU in the top 25 as well last year.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Fon Duc Tow View Post
    The only reason the Bearcats ascended to the level they were at was because of Brian Kelly.

    I hate that he left for Notre Dame because it is back to reality for UC Football.

    Say what you will about Kelly, the man is a football genius and a motivator that makes average players good, and good players great.

    How many geniuses do you know named "Butch"?

    ... I'll eat crow if necessary but my prediction is UC doesn't sniff the top 25 for Butch's entire tenure here, except possibly the 1st couple of games this season.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    It's going to be hard no matter what. Schools with little tradition don't usually sustain success in the CFB world.

    One bad year and Nippert will be just like it was when I was in school.
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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BearcatShane View Post
    Also, I'v been hearing that UC is about to announce 2-4 transfers from USC soon with one being a linebacker that should play right away. We should see that announced soon. I think it will be another fun year for the Bearcats and there fans. Go Cats!
    It seems that your expected announcement never transpired.

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    Re: 2010 UC Football Official Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by joshnky View Post
    I'm not sure if this is who you're referring to, but Jordan Campbell, who was considering UC, just signed a scholarship offer with UofL. He'll likely start at LB for UofL next season.
    UofL is a perfect example of what happens to CFB teams with no tradition. There just isn't a built in fan base that can sustain bad coaches/bad years.
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