The University of Cincinnati football team added 23 student-athletes to its roster, including seven who enrolled in January 2016 and will participate in spring football, Head Coach Tommy Tuberville announced Wednesday, the beginning of the NCAA initial signing period for football.
If you consider your football program to be the equal of those in the Power Five conferences – and the University of Cincinnati certainly does – you have to act like a Power Five program when it comes to recruiting.
The UC football team will be well-represented on the gridiron this weekend. Former UC tight end Travis Kelce will be representing the Kansas City Chiefs while playing for the AFC in the 2016 Pro Bowl, while senior receiver Chris Moore will participate in the Reese's Senior Bowl.
Senior quarterback Gunner Kiel is back with the University of Cincinnati football team after taking a leave of absence to deal with undisclosed personal problems at the end of last season.
Former University of Cincinnati defensive tackle Derek Wolfe, now with the Denver Broncos, will play in his first Super Bowl on Feb. 7, 2016.
Head coach Tommy Tuberville, set to begin his fourth season at UC, hopes to build on the strengths of last year's offense and correct the errors with the addition of three new assistant coaches that he introduced Sunday.
Tommy Tuberville named his offensive staff for the 2016 season Sunday, appointing Zac Taylor as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, JB Grimes as offensive line coach and Jim Turner as running backs coach.
University of Cincinnati football seniors Mekale McKay and Parker Ehinger will play Saturday, Jan. 23, in nationally-televised postseason games in front of NFL scouts, executives and front office members.