2014 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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2014 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
The American co-champion
Military Bowl, L 17–33 vs. Virginia Tech
Conference American Athletic Conference
2014 record9–4 (7–1 The American)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinator Robert Prunty (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorHank Hughes (1st season)
Home stadium Paul Brown Stadium
(Capacity: 65,535)
Seasons
  2013
2015  
2014 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 25 Memphis + 71    103 
Cincinnati + 71    94 
UCF + 71    94 
East Carolina  53    85 
Houston  53    85 
Temple  44    66 
South Florida  35    48 
Tulane  26    39 
Tulsa  26    210 
UConn  17    210 
SMU  17    111 
  • + Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team played its home games at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio due to the renovation at Nippert Stadium, which was completed at the start of the 2015 football season. The Bearcats were led by second-year head coach Tommy Tuberville. They finished the season 9–4, 7–1 in AAC play to finish in a three way tie for the America Athletic championship. They were invited to the Military Bowl where they lost to Virginia Tech.

Contents

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 127:00 pm Toledo * ESPNU W 58–3431,912
September 207:00 pm Miami (OH) *Dagger-14-plain.png
CBSSN W 31–2441,926
September 276:00 pmat No. 22 Ohio State * BTN L 28–50108,362
October 47:00 pm Memphis
  • Paul Brown Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
CBSSNL 14–4125,456
October 1112:00 pmat Miami (FL) * ACCRSN L 34–5543,953
October 183:30 pmat SMU CBSSNW 41–316,849
October 247:00 pm South Florida
  • Paul Brown Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN2 W 34–1730,024
October 318:00 pmat Tulane ESPN2W 38–1421,414
November 137:00 pm East Carolina
  • Paul Brown Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN2W 54–4619,113
November 228:00 pmat UConn CBSSNW 41–024,012
November 2912:00 pmat Temple ESPNews W 14–621,255
December 612:00 pm Houston
  • Paul Brown Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPN W 38–3124,606
December 271:00 pmvs. Virginia Tech *ESPNL 17–3334,277
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source: [1]

Game summaries

Toledo

1234Total
Rockets01417334
Bearcats202101758
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 31,912
  • Referee: Jeff Maconaghy
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Eamon McAnaney, Dan Hawkins, Niki Noto


Miami (Ohio)

119th Battle for the Victory Bell
1234Total
RedHawks777324
Bearcats7177031
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 41,926
  • Referee: Mark Kluczynski
  • TV announcers (CBSSN): Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner


Ohio State

1234Total
Bearcats7147028
#22 Buckeyes23713750
  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Game start: 6:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 108,362
  • Referee: Daniel Capron
  • TV announcers (BTN): Thom Brennaman, Glen Mason, Lisa Byington


Memphis

1234Total
Tigers24314041
Bearcats707014
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 25,456
  • Referee: Ed Ardito
  • TV announcers (CBSSN): Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner


Miami (FL)

1234Total
Bearcats7332134
Hurricanes1410171455
  • Location: Miami Gardens, FL
  • Game start: 12:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 43,953
  • Referee: John McDaid
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Chip Carey, Jim Grobe, Hans Heiserer


SMU

1234Total
Bearcats62231041
Mustangs30003
  • Location: University Park, TX
  • Game start: 2:30
  • Game attendance: 16,849
  • Referee: Todd LaPenta
  • TV announcers (CBSSN): Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner


South Florida

1234Total
Bulls3001417
Bearcats101001434
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 30,024
  • Referee: Michael Roche
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Dave Lamont, Ray Bentley


Tulane

1234Total
Bearcats10147738
Green Wave0014014
  • Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 21,414
  • Referee: Tracy Jones
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Dave Flemming, Danny Kanell, Allison Williams


East Carolina

1234Total
Pirates61471946
Bearcats141771654
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 19,113
  • Game weather: 27 F
  • Referee: John McDaid
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Mark Neely, Gene Chizik, Kayce Smith


UConn

1234Total
Bearcats72014041
Huskies00000
  • Location: East Hartford, CT
  • Game start: 8:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 24,012
  • Referee: Michael Roche
  • TV announcers (CBSSN): Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner


Temple

1234Total
Bearcats0140014
Owls30306
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Game start: 12:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 21,255
  • Referee: Tracy Jones
  • TV announcers (ESPNews): Wayne Randazzo, Brian Kinchen


Houston

1234Total
Cougars7371431
Bearcats71414338
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 12:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 24,606
  • Referee: Michael Roche
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, Todd McShay


Virginia Tech

1234Total
Bearcats730717
Hokies7614633
  • Location: Annapolis, MD
  • Game start: 1:00 PM
  • Game attendance: 34,277
  • Referee: Kevin Stine
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra


Personnel

2014 Cincinnati Bearcats football team roster
PlayersCoaches
Offense
Pos.#NameClass
WR 2 Mekale McKay Jr
WR 3Johnny Holton Redshirt.svg  Jr
QB 4Munchie Legaux Redshirt.svg  Sr
RB 7Tion Green  Cruz Roja.svg Jr
WR 8Casey GladneyJr
QB 10 Hayden Moore Fr
TE 10Jake GolicSr
QB 11 Gunner Kiel Redshirt.svg  So
QB 12Jarred Evans (S)Jr
WR 15Chris Moore Redshirt.svg  Jr
QB 16Michael Colosimo Redshirt.svg  Jr
TE 18Tyler Cogswell Redshirt.svg  So
WR 19Shaq Washington Redshirt.svg  Jr
WR 20Tshumbi Johnson  Cruz Roja.svg Redshirt.svg  Fr
RB 21Rod MooreSr
RB 23Hosey WilliamsSr
RB 25Rob Rice  Cruz Roja.svg Redshirt.svg  Jr
RB 26Bobby BrownFr
RB 27Mike BooneFr
RB 30Chad Banschbach Redshirt.svg  Fr
FB 38Lindsay Crook Redshirt.svg  Fr
FB 39EJ Junior Redshirt.svg  So
OL 54Luke CallahanFr
OL 56Dominic Mainello Redshirt.svg  Sr
OL 58Chad West Redshirt.svg  Jr
OL 59Deyshawn Bond Redshirt.svg  So
OL 62Cory Keebler  Cruz Roja.svg Sr
OL 63Chris FergusonFr
OL 64Will Steur Redshirt.svg  Fr
OL 65Tyreek Burwell Redshirt.svg  Sr
OL 66David Niehaus Redshirt.svg  So
OL 67Kyle Williamson  Cruz Roja.svg Redshirt.svg  So
OL 68Jeff DuncanFr
OL 69Branden GordanJr
OL 69Dominic MainelloSr
OL 71Eric Lefeld Redshirt.svg  Sr
OL 72Garrett Campbell Redshirt.svg  Sr
OL 73Ryan Leahy Redshirt.svg  So
OL 74Justin Murray Redshirt.svg  Jr
OL 75Kevin Schloemer Redshirt.svg  Sr
OL 76Korey Cunningham Redshirt.svg  Fr
OL 77John KurtzFr
OL 78Parker Ehinger Redshirt.svg  Jr
OL 79Ryan StoutFr
WR 80Alex Chism Redshirt.svg  Jr
TE 81DJ Dowdy Redshirt.svg  So
WR 82Max Morrison Redshirt.svg  Jr
WR 84Nate Cole Redshirt.svg  So
TE 85Jeremy DolinSr
WR 87Justin SawmillerSr
TE 88Shai Alonzo Redshirt.svg  So
Defense
Pos.#NameClass
LB 1Jeff Luc Redshirt.svg  Sr
LB 2Tyrell GilbertFr
DB 3Howard WilderSr
S 5Mike TysonSo
CB 6Jeff MundySo
LB 7Aaron Brown Redshirt.svg  Fr
S 8Adrian Witty Redshirt.svg  Sr
S 10Darren DotsonSr
CB 11John James  Cruz Roja.svg Redshirt.svg  Jr
CB 12Leviticus PayneJr
CB 13Grant ColemanSo
CB 14J.J. PinckneyFr
S 17Jeremy Graves  Cruz Roja.svg Jr
S 20Carter JacobsFr
CB 21Davon WitherspoonFr
CB 22Zach EdwardsSo
LB 23 Eric Wilson Redshirt.svg  So
CB 25Alex Thomas (S)Fr
S 29Andre Jones Redshirt.svg  So
CB 30Chris MurphyFr
CB 32Linden StephensFr
LB 38Mason Antoun Redshirt.svg  Jr
LB 39Lindsay Crook Redshirt.svg  Fr
LB 40Kevin BrownJr
LB 41Kevin Hyland Redshirt.svg  Jr
LB 43Nick TempleSr
DE 47Landon BrazileFr
LB 48Kevin MouhonFr
DL 50Alex Pace Redshirt.svg  So
DE 51Kimoni FitzFr
DT 52Keith MinorFr
LB 53Franklin Bruscianelli Redshirt.svg  So
DT 54Ja'Merez BowenFr
DE 56Mark Wilson Redshirt.svg  Fr
LB 57Clemente CasseusSr
LB 58Trevor Ginn Redshirt.svg  Fr
DT 59Beau Harmon Redshirt.svg  Fr
DL 70Brandon Mitchell Redshirt.svg  Jr
DT 90Camaron Beard Redshirt.svg  Sr
DT 91Hakeem AllonceSr
DL 92Silverberry Mouhon Redshirt.svg  Jr
DE 93Brad Harrah Redshirt.svg  Sr
DT 94Chris Burton Redshirt.svg  So
DE 95Terrell HartsfieldSr
DT 96 Cortez Broughton Fr
DT 97Sione TongamoaFr
DE 99Jerrell JordanSr
Special teams
Pos.#NameClass
PK 14Tony Miliano Redshirt.svg  Sr
P 24John Lloyd Redshirt.svg  Sr
DS 34Tyler HillFr
PK 55Andrew Gantz Redshirt.svg  Fr
P 58Sam Geraci Redshirt.svg  Fr
DS 61Kirk Willis Redshirt.svg  Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Eddie Gran
    Offensive Coordinator
  • Hank Hughes
    Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
  • Robert Prunty
    Associate Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line
  • Steve Clinkscale
    Linebackers
  • Darren Hiller
    Offensive Line
  • Darin Hinshaw
    Passing Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Jeff Koonz
    Safeties
  • Marc Nudelberg
    Special Teams/Tight Ends
  • Blake Rolan
    Wide Receivers
  • Joe Walker
    Director of Football Strength & Conditioning

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

Roster
Last update: November 11, 2014

Depth chart

Awards and milestones

American Athletic Conference honors

Offensive player of the week

Defensive player of the week

Special Teams player of the week

  • Week 3: Sam Geraci [2]
  • Week 8: Andrew Gantz [2]
  • Week 9: Andrew Gantz [2]
  • Week 12: Andrew Gantz [2]

American Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team

[2]

American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team

  • Andrew Gantz, K

[2]

American Athletic Conference All-Conference Honorable Mention

  • Gunner Kiel, QB
  • Nick Temple, LB

[2]

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References

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