2013 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2013 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Belk Bowl, L 17–39 vs. North Carolina
Conference American Athletic Conference
2013 record9–4 (6–2 The American)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman (1st season)
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
  2012
2014  
2013 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 10 UCF $ 80    121 
No. 15 Louisville  71    121 
Cincinnati  62    94 
Houston  53    85 
SMU  44    57 
Rutgers  35    67 
UConn  35    39 
South Florida  26    210 
Memphis  17    39 
Temple  17    210 
  • $ BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bearcat football team played their home games at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 2013 college football season was their first season as a member of the American Athletic Conference. The Bearcats were led by first year head coach Tommy Tuberville. They finished the season 9–4, 6–2 in American Athletic play to finish in third place. They were invited to the Belk Bowl where they lost to North Carolina.

Contents

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3112:00 pm Purdue * ESPNU W 42–736,007
September 712:00 pmat Illinois * ESPN2 L 17–4543,031
September 147:00 pm Northwestern State *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN3 W 66–930,384
September 214:00 pmat Miami (OH) *ESPN3W 14–021,269
October 57:00 pmat South Florida ESPN3L 20–2631,077
October 118:30 pm Temple
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN W 38–2032,220
October 1912:00 pm UConn Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPNUW 41–1628,847
October 308:00 pmat Memphis ESPN2 W 34–2122,571
November 912:00 pm SMU
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
AAN W 28–2528,069
November 1612:00 pmat Rutgers ESPNews W 52–1740,870
November 2312:00 pmat Houston ESPNewsW 24–1720,197
December 57:30 pmNo. 16 Louisville No. 23
ESPN L 24–31 OT35,097
December 283:20 pmvs. North Carolina * ESPN L 17–3945,211

Game summaries

Purdue

1234Total
Boilermakers07007
Bearcats014141442
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game attendance: 36,007
  • Referee: Alex Kemp
  • Television network: ESPNU


Illinois

1234Total
Bearcats0710017
Fighting Illini71471745
  • Location: Champaign, IL
  • Elapsed time: 3:34
  • Referee: John O'Neill
  • Television network: ESPN2


Northwestern State

1234Total
Demons09009
Bearcats1421102166
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game attendance: 30,384
  • Referee: Todd LaPenta
  • Television network: ESPN3


Miami, OH

Battle for the Victory Bell
1234Total
Bearcats0001414
RedHawks00000
  • Location: Oxford, OH
  • Game attendance: 21,269
  • Referee: Jeff Maconaghy
  • Television network: ESPN3


South Florida

1234Total
Bearcats0601420
Bulls10133026
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • Game attendance: 31,077
  • Referee: John McDaid
  • Television network: ESPN3


Temple

1234Total
Owls1370020
Bearcats72110038
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game attendance: 32,220
  • Referee: Ed Ardito
  • Television network: ESPN


UConn

1234Total
Huskies307616
Bearcats7207741
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game attendance: 28,847
  • Referee: Todd LaPenta
  • Television network: ESPNU


Memphis

1234Total
Bearcats01471334
Tigers707721
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • Television network: ESPN2


SMU

1234Total
Mustangs7301525
Bearcats01414028
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH


Rutgers

1234Total
Bearcats24147752
Scarlet Knights7001017
  • Location: Piscataway, NJ


Houston

1234Total
Bearcats0177024
Cougars0710017
  • Location: Houston, TX


Louisville

Keg of Nails
12Total
Cardinals0
Bearcats0
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Television network: ESPN


Roster

2013 Cincinnati Bearcats

Running Back

  • 1 Ralph David Abernathy IV – Junior
  • 7 Tion Green – Sophomore
  • 9 Patrick Coyne – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 10 Jordan Luallen Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 21 Rodriguez Moore – Junior
  • 23 Hosey Williams – Junior
  • 38 EJ Junior – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 39 Kyle Nutter – Freshman
  • 42 Jared Golden – Sophomore
  • 49 Anthony King – Senior

Wide Receiver

  • 2 Mekale McKaySophomore
  • 3 Johnny Holton – Junior
  • 5 Mark Barr – Freshman
  • 6 Anthony McClung – Senior
  • 15 Chris Moore – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 17 Jeremy Graves – Sophomore
  • 19 Shaq Washington – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 20 Tshumbi Johnson – Freshman
  • 24 Chris Burrell – Junior
  • 34 Tim Helton – Freshman
  • 80 Alex Chisum – Junior
  • 82 Max Morrison – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 84 Nate Cole – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 87 Javon Harrison – Freshman
  • 88 Shakim Alonzo – Redshirt.svg Freshman

Offensive Line

  • 59 Deyshawn Bond – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 60 Sam Longo – Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 62 Cory Keebler – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 63 Dan Sprague – Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 64 Will Steur – Freshman
  • 65 Tyreek Burwell – Senior
  • 66 David Niehaus – Freshman
  • 66 Garrett Campbell – Freshman
  • 67 Kyle Williamson – Freshman
  • 69 Dominic Mainello – Junior
  • 71 Eric Lefeld – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 73 Ryan Leahy – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 74 Justin Murray – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 75 Kevin Schloemer – Junior
  • 76 Austen Bujnoch – Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 77 Ben Flick – Freshman
  • 78 Parker Ehinger Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 79 Andre Cureton – Redshirt.svg Senior
 

Quarterback

  • 2 Michael Colosimo – Junior
  • 4 Munchie Legaux – Senior
  • 8 Gunner Kiel Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 10 Bennie Coney Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 11 Brendon Kay – Redshirt.svg Senior

Tight End

  • 18 Tyler Cogswell – Freshman
  • 35 Josh Russ – Junior
  • 46 Jared Golden – Freshman
  • 81 DJ Dowdy – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 83 Chris Burton – Freshman
  • 85 Travis Johnson – Freshman
  • 86 Blake Annen Redshirt.svg Senior

Defensive Line

  • 46 Mitch Meador – Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 50 Alex Pace – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 56 Mark Wilson – Freshman
  • 58 Dwight Jackson – Junior
  • 65 Connor Donnini – Sophomore
  • 70 Brandon Mitchell – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 89 Korey Cunningham – Freshman
  • 90 Camaron Beard – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 91 Adam Dempsey – Senior
  • 92 Silverberry Mouhon – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 93 Brad Harrah – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 94 Jordan Stepp – Redshirt.svg Senior
  • 95 Terrell Hartsfield – Junior
  • 96 Josh Posley – Sophomore
  • 97 Marquis Aiken – Senior
  • 98 Chad West – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 99 Jerrell Jordan – Junior

Defensive Back

  • 2 Trenier Orr – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 3 Howard Wilder – Junior
  • 5 Aaron Brown – Freshman
  • 7 Mike Tyson – Freshman
  • 8 Adrian Witty – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 9 Dionne Threatt-Vassar – Junior
  • 11 Deven Drane – Senior
  • 12 Leviticus Payne – Sophomore
  • 13 Grant Coleman – Freshman
  • 22 Zach Edwards – Freshman
  • 25 Arryn Chenault – Senior
  • 26 Braxton Lane – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 27 Drake Bruns – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 29 Andre Jones – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 30 Darren Dotson – Junior
  • 35 Dylan Coombs – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 36 Marcus Foster – Redshirt.svg Freshman
 

Linebacker

  • 23 Eric Wilson Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 32 Zach Higgenbotham – Freshman
  • 33 Solomon Tentman – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 37 Lindsay Crook – Freshman
  • 38 Mason Antoun – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 40 Kevin Brown – Sophomore
  • 41 Kevin Hyland – Redshirt.svg Sophomore
  • 43 Nick Temple – Junior
  • 44 Corey Mason – Redshirt.svg Junior
  • 45 Ey'Shawn McClain – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 48 Jeff Luc – Junior
  • 51 Greg Blair – Senior
  • 53 Franklin Bruscianelli – Redshirt.svg Freshman
  • 57 Clemente Casseus – Junior

Special Teams

  • 14 Tony Miliano – Redshirt.svg Junior (K)
  • 24 John Lloyd – Redshirt.svg Junior (P)
  • 47 Jon Vincent – Freshman (LS)
  • 55 Andrew Gantz – Freshman (K)
  • 58 Sam Geraci – Freshman (P)
  • 61 Kirk Willis – Redshirt.svg Sophomore (LS)

Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

[1]

Depth chart

as of December 27,2013.

Awards and milestones

American Athletic Conference honors

Offensive player of the week

  • Week 7: Brendon Kay [2]
  • Week 13: Brendon Kay [2]

Defensive player of the week

  • Week 10: Zach Edwards [2]

American Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team

[2]

American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team

[2]

Rankings

Ranking movements
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NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
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References

  1. http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/cinn-m-footbl-mtt.html
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "American Athletic Conference Media Guide" (PDF). American Athletic Conference. Retrieved September 6, 2018.