1975 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

Last updated
1975 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1975 record6–5
Head coach
CaptainJay Bonds, Paul Hunter
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1974
1976  
1975 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Rutgers     920
No. 10 Penn State     930
No. 20 West Virginia     930
Notre Dame     830
Virginia Tech     830
No. 15 Pittsburgh     840
Boston College     740
Georgia Tech     740
Memphis State     740
Navy     740
North Texas State     740
Southern Miss     740
South Carolina     750
Colgate     640
Cincinnati     650
Hawaii     650
Syracuse     650
Temple     650
Utah State     650
Indiana State     550
Dayton     560
Northeast Louisiana     461
Tulane     470
Villanova     470
Florida State     380
Air Force     281
Houston     280
Miami (FL)     280
Army     290
Marshall     290
Southern Illinois     191
Holy Cross     1100
Louisville     1100
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented University of Cincinnati during 1975 NCAA Division I football season.

Contents

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13 Richmond W 19-6
September 20 Memphis
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
W 13–3
September 27at Louisville W 45–27
October 4at Temple L 17–21
October 11at Tulsa L 16–24
October 18 Arkansas State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 9–14
October 25 Southwestern Louisiana
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 23–17
November 1 Houston
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 28–23
November 8No. 16 Maryland
L 19–21
November 15at Ohio W 6–5
November 22at No. 16 Miami (OH) L 13–21

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Roster

1975 Cincinnati Bearcats football team roster
PlayersCoaches
Offense
Pos.#NameClass
FB 39 Dan Rains Jr
Defense
Pos.#NameClass
Special teams
Pos.#NameClass
K 4 Mike Connell So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

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References

  1. "1975 Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 15, 2019.