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Despite coming off its biggest comeback in school history against USF, Syracuse dropped a winnable game to Cincinnati 35-24. SU misses a golden opportunity to come in and steal one from the Bearcats, having led the game going into halftime. So much for nabbing the first three-game winning streak in the Doug Marrone era. The road to the post season just got even tougher. For the postseason, SU now has to win two of its next three to even be considered. Here’s this week’s Fizz 5, the biggest takeaways from the Orange loss to the Bearcats.
Stats don’t always tell the story.
Syracuse finished the day with 479 total yards on the day (9 more than Cincy), and committed just two turnovers compared to the Bearcats’ three. But it’s all about timing with the Orange. The afternoon started poorly when Jeremiah Kobena fumbled the opening kickoff. Cincinnati scored four plays later and was up 7-0 in a heartbeat. Lack of protection for Ryan Nassib was a problem all day long. N...
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Cincinnati Bearcats running back George Winn took a page out of Tim Tebow's book during Saturday's game against the Syracuse Orange.On a fourth-and-two situation to begin the second quarter, Bearcats head coach Butch Jones dials up a trick play for the ages. At first Cincinnati gives the impression that they are going to pound the ball between the guards to pick up the first...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- George Winn ran for a career-high three touchdowns and passed for another off a trick play on Saturday, leading Cincinnati to a 35-24 victory over Syracuse that included a change at quarterback for the Bearcats.
Munchie Legaux was benched after nearly throwing an interception in the third quarter. Senior backup Brendon Kay threw a 13-yard touchdown pass that put...
Fresh off a career performance against the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, Bearcats running back George Winn has been named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week. Greg Blair received an honor roll mention. Let's look at the press release from the Big East. Video of the George Winn TD pass follows.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The BIG EAST Conference has named Cincinnati...
George Winn ran for a career-high three touchdowns and passed for another off a trick play on Saturday, leading Cincinnati to a 35-24 victory over Syracuse that included a change at quarterback for the Bearcats.
Munchie Legaux was benched after nearly throwing an interception in the third quarter. Senior backup Brendon Kay threw a 13-yard touchdown pass that put the Bearcats (6...
I liked doing the 10 thoughts immediately following the game last week, so I'll do the same this week after Cincinnati's 35-24 victory over Syracuse. It's much better than the normal scatterbrained recap that comes when I do pieces after games. Follow me to number 1.
1) Brendon Kay replaced Munchie Legaux
Let's start with what everyone is going to be talking...
Cincinnati Bearcats runningback George Winn channeled his inner Tim Tebow against Syracuse when he hit Travis Kelce for this 37-yard score, and on 4th down no less. Certainly a Sportscenter Top 10 play.H/T: The Big Lead
Haven’t we seen something like this somewhere from some backup QB from the New York Jets?
Yeah, looks awfully familiar but it works!
In Saturday’s Cincinnati Bearcats game, RB George Winn took a handoff on 4th & 1, acted like he was going to run it up the gut and hopped up to hit a receiver off a block for a 37 yard TD to give them the lead.
The Bearcats took the lead...