Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/12/11
Until the final seconds of Saturday's Big East clash between Cincinnati and West Virginia, a familiar story was being woven. In 2011, the UC Bearcats have lived on the edge, mounting late rallies against Big East opponents Louisville, South Florida and Pittsburgh. Against West Virginia, it appeared that the Bearcats were close to pulling off their most improbable comeback of the season -- despite standout Senior quarterback Nick Collaros watching from the sidelines. Late in the first half of UC's 24-21 loss to West Virginia, Collaros found himself sandwiched between two Mountaineer defenders. Collaros' ankle was awkwardly wrenched underneath and a few agonizing minutes later the Senior quarterback had to be carted off the field. But in typical UC fashion, Butch Jones' squad stormed out of halftime -- energized by their veteran defense, a frenzied Paul Brown Stadium crowd of 48,152 and a familiar mantra. "It was the same as it's been all year," Jones said. "No panic. Hold the rop...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Roger Goodell buyout would cost roughly $150 million

NFL suspends Denver's T.J. Ward for season opener

Report: ‘Highly unlikely’ Patriots attempt to recoup draft picks

Poll: Most players oppose Goodell's disciplinary power

Russell Wilson downplays struggling preseason offense

Dodgers call up top prospect Corey Seager


Redskins teammate says RG3 would be good fit with Eagles

Kraft calls Brady 'a classy person of the highest integrity'

Report: Owners didn't want NFL to appeal Brady ruling

Legal expert: Pats have case to recoup draft picks, $1M fine

Greg Hardy reportedly plans to appeal suspension

NFLPA issues statement on Brady ruling, criticizes Goodell

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker