KOCH: Bearcats Open Conference Action Against Temple
Postgame Notes: Cincinnati 54, East Carolina 46
2015: Second team All-American Athletic Conference selection … Saw action in all 12 games this season … Blocked for a Bearcats offense which ranked fifth nationally in total offense (559.4 yards per game), fourth nationally in passing offense (373.1 yards per game) and fourth in the conference in rushing offense (186.3 yards per game).2014: Part of an offensive line unit which tallied the second highest yardage total (5,982) in school history in 2014 ... Bearcats ranked in the top five in the American Athletic Conference in scoring offense (2/35.4), passing offense (2/300.2), rushing offense (4/157.6) and total offense (2/457.8) ... UC surrendered only 16 sacks, second in the league.
2013: Part of an offensive line unit that allowed only 12 sacks during the regular season, leading the American and tied for 11th best in the NCAA FBS ... Bearcats averaged 4.2 yards per carry and 168.5 yards per game on the ground, leading the American Athletic Conference ... UC also led the league in total offense, averaging 482.3 yards per game ... the Bearcats are on pace to be the most prolific offense in school history, totaling 5,788 yards and needing 30 yards of total offense in the Belk Bowl to surpass the previous record mark of 5,817 yards, set in 2009.
2012: Redshirted. Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com ... will play OL at UC ... ranked as the No. 41 strong-side defensive end in the class of 2012 and the No. 57 player in the state of Ohio in the class of 2012 by Rivals.com ... rated as the No. 58 player in the state of Ohio in the class of 2012 by 247sports.com ... rated as the No. 94 defensive tackle in the class of 2012 and the No. 67 prospect in the state of Ohio by ESPN ... named a 2011 Division I, Second-Team All-Southwest District member ... selected to the Greater Catholic League first-team as a senior at LaSalle High School ... named to the 2011 preseason all TriStateFootball.com second team ... named to the 2011 postseason all TriStateFootball.com first team ... is a forward on the LaSalle basketball team and was a member of the 2011 Division I state basketball championship team as a junior ... chose UC over offers from Boston College, North Carolina State and West Virginia, among others ... Son of Donna and Dan Leahy ... father a UC graduate ... Coached by Tom Grippa.