2006 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2006 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
International Bowl champion
Conference Big East
2006 record85 (43 Big East)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Don Treadwell (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi (3rd season)
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
  2005
2007  
2006 Big East Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 6 Louisville $ 61    121 
No. 10 West Virginia  52    112 
No. 12 Rutgers  52    112 
South Florida  43    94 
Cincinnati  43    85 
Pittsburgh  25    66 
Connecticut  16    48 
Syracuse  06    08 
  • $ BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team, coached by Mark Dantonio, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1923. This was Dantonio's last season with the Bearcats as he became head coach of Michigan State.

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Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:30 pm Eastern Kentucky *W 31–018,792
September 88:00 pm Pittsburgh
ESPN2 L 15–3320,611
September 1612:00 pmat No. 1 Ohio State * ESPN+ L 7–37105,037
September 2312:00 pmat No. 11 Virginia Tech * ESPNU L 13–2966,233
September 303:30 pm Miami (OH) *
W 24–1021,248
October 73:30 pm Akron *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN360 W 20–1418,123
October 143:30 pmat No. 7 Louisville ESPNUL 17–2441,549
October 228:00 pm South Florida
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN W 23–615,889
October 2812:00 pm Syracuse Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN+W 17–320,146
November 1112:00 pmat No. 10 West Virginia ESPN2L 24–4257,174
November 187:45 pmNo. 7 Rutgers
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPNW 30–1127,804
November 2512:00 pmat Connecticut ESPN+W 26–2337,515
January 612:00 pmvs. Western Michigan *ESPN2W 27–2426,717
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Awards and milestones

Big East Conference honors

Offensive player of the week

  • Week 9: Dustin Grutza [2]

Defensive player of the week

  • Week 8: Kevin McCullough [2]
  • Week 12: DeAngelo Smith [2]

Big East Conference All-Conference First Team

  • Terrill Byrd, DL
  • Kevin McCullough, LB
  • Dominic Ross, DB

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Big East Conference All-Conference Second Team

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Players in the 2007 NFL Draft

PlayerPositionRoundPickNFL Club
John Bowie CB 4110 Oakland Raiders
Brent Celek TE 5162 Philadelphia Eagles

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References

  1. http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/cinn-m-footbl-sched-2006.html
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "2011 Cincinnati Media Guide" (PDF). University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved December 22, 2018.