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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Cincinnati Bearcat football is back

For those who haven't yet purchased season tickets for the defending Big East Champions, you now are able to purchase single game tickets for the Bearcats football season. This year the Bearcats will host SE Missouri State, Fresno State, Louisville (Keg of Nails game), UConn, West Virginia, and Illinois (Big Ten opponent).

Other Bearcat football news is that UC has just signed a one game deal to play the Tennessee Volunteers during the 2011 season in Knoxville in a game that will be aired on ESPN. The first game of this year's season is at Rutgers on Monday, September 7 at 4pm on ESPN.

If you haven't been to a Bearcat football game then you are missing out. Nippert Stadium has been called the Wrigley Field of college football, and is one of the oldest stadiums in the NCAA. The atmosphere is also one of the most intimate and unique as buildings loom over the stadium with the scoreboard even mounted on the roof of Ohio's largest LEED certified building - UC's Campus Recreation Center.

And if you have the time here is a comprehensive 2008 year in review video worth checking out. Lots of great footage and interviews.

1 comment:

Adam said...

The stadium at UC is really cool, the way it integrates with the rest of the campus instead of sitting tall on the edge of campus like at many other schools.

I think when West Virginia comes to town on Friday night in November (Nov 13) will probably be a crucial big east game a great atmosphere!

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