Syracuse expects to see the other side of Munchie Legaux.
After tough back-to-back games that included five interceptions, the Bearcats want their inexperienced quarterback to get out of the pocket and run more on Saturday, forcing Syracuse to worry about more than just the pass.
The Orange (4-4, 3-1 Big East) have gotten into the race for the league championship by winning their...
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November 02, 2012
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Coach Butch Jones is sticking with Munchie Legaux as Cincinnati's quarterback.
The junior has thrown five interceptions in the last two games, leading to losses at Toledo and Louisville that knocked the Bearcats (5-2, 1-1 Big East) out of the national rankings and out of a front-runner position in the conference race. The worst was a lob into the end zone in...
Munchie Legaux is tired of those sluggish starts.
The 21st-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats have become a second-half team, and it's not what they envisioned. The offense takes its time to find its stride behind the junior quarterback, allowing opponents to hang around until after halftime.
At Toledo (6-1) on Saturday night, that wouldn't be a good idea.
''We have to...
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October 19, 2012
Playing as a ranked team for the first time this season, No. 21 Cincinnati wants to see its junior quarterback make everything look routine.
Cincinnati (4-0) has two chances to fix its biggest problems before getting back into Big East play. The Bearcats' most glaring shortcoming: Munchie Legaux is missing the easy throws. He often winds up and puts too much on his passes when...
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October 12, 2012
Forget going back to spring football or even the early days of summer training camp. It goes back to January, to winter workouts and jogs through the snow and the Cincinnati Bearcats officially saying goodbye to a senior class that was as good as just about any the program had ever had.
Munchie Legaux knew he was going to have every chance to win the starting quarterback job, and...
Munchie Legaux has a defining drive to go with that familiar name.
The junior quarterback led Cincinnati to a 27-24 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday by directing an 85-yard drive with only 1:43 to play and no timeouts. He threw for 68 yards and ran for 17 during the drive, culminating in his 39-yard touchdown pass to Damon Julian with 13 seconds left.
When Julian came down...
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October 02, 2012
From the Big East Conference - The Bearcats have swept this week's "Players Of The Week" awards;
BIG EAST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Munchie Legaux Jr. QB Cincinnati New Orleans, La.Legaux threw for a career-high 376 yards with three touchdowns to lead Cincinnati to a 27-24 neutral-site win against No. 25 Virginia Tech to keep the Bearcats unbeaten on the season...
Cincinnati QB Munchie Legaux had just 1 minute and 49 seconds to lead his Bearcats to victory after they fell behind Virginia Tech, 24-20.
After a pair of incompletions and facing a third and long, Legaux completed a thirty-nine yard touchdown pass with the Hokies defensive line in his face, as WR Damon Julian dove for the game-winning touchdown.
The win propelled the Bearcats...
In a move that wasn't very surprising, Butch Jones has named Munchie Legaux the Bearcats starting QB for the season opener against Pittsburgh. Tommy G, UC media maven, said it too. The game takes place on September 6 at 8 pm on ESPN. The junior QB was 55-166, 47.4%, for 749 yards, 5 TDs and 4 INTs last season. He also ran for 2 TDs. Legaux showed flashes of his potential. He...
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