Postgame Notes

Sept. 21, 2013

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CAPTAINS: #86 Blake Annen; #46 Mitch Meador
CINCINNATI FLAG: #62 Cory Keebler
COIN TOSS: Miami won the toss and elected to receive.
RECORDS: Cincinnati (3-1); Miami (0-3)


  • Cincinnati wore red jerseys for the first time in 2013. UC is 5-3 in its red jerseys since 2007.
  • UC has won 60 games (60-22) since the 2007 season, most among current American Athletic Conference teams.
  • Cincinnati retains the Victory Bell for the eighth straight year, the longest streak in the 118-year series history.
  • Miami leads the all-time series 59-52-7 and 14-10-2 in Oxford, Ohio.
  • UC is 47-42-5 all time against Mid-American Conference teams.
  • The game was tied at 0-0 entering the fourth quarter, the first FBS game to be tied 0-0 through three quarters since Akron-Miami (OH) on Nov. 14, 2007.
  • Miami ran 45 plays, with only 11 gaining five yards or more.
  • UC held Miami to 87 yards of total offense, its lowest opponent total yardage since holding Marshall to 134 yards in the 2004 Forth Worth Bowl (12/23/04).
  • UC limited Miami to seven yards rushing, the lowest total for a UC opponent since UConn finished with 18 yards rushing on Dec. 3, 2011.
  • It is the second-straight week UC held its opponent under 100 yards of passing with the Bearcats defense giving up 80 yards against Miami and 79 a week ago against Northwestern State.
  • UC had two interceptions, five sacks and nine tackles for a loss, all tied for or setting season highs.
  • UC has at least one interception in five of its last six games and has forced a turnover in six of its last seven.
  • In the fourth quarter, the UC defense held Miami to -11 yards and a turnover on eight plays.
  • UC tallied 369 yards of total offense, the 17th-straight game the Bearcats have finished with 340 or more yards of offense.
  • UC has scored a rushing touchdown in 26 of its last 30 games.


  • DB Arryn Chenault had his first interception of the season and fourth of his career with 10:10 left in the opening quarter.
  • P John Lloyd set a career best with a 50-yard punt with just over three minutes left in the first quarter.
  • WR Shaq Washington set a career high with 11 receptions. He finished with 68 yards receiving and was the first UC player to haul in double-digit receptions since Armon Binns grabbed 10 passes on Nov. 13, 2010 against West Virginia.
  • RB Ralph David Abernaathy IV finished with a season high 90 yards on 24 carries.
  • RB Hosey Williams toted the ball 20 times for 78 yards and a touchdown.
  • QB Brendon Kay rushed seven times for 30 yards and a TD. He was 23-of-37 for 171 yards and two interceptions.
  • TE DJ Dowdy recorded his first career reception for six yards.
  • DT Adam Dempsey set a career best with four tackles and 1.5 stops for a loss.
  • DE Terrell Hartsfield had a career best with four tackles.
  • DT Jordan Stepp set a career mark with two sacks and two tackles for a loss.
  • DE Silverberry Mouhon bettered his previous career mark with 1.5 sacks and 1.5 tackles for a loss.
  • DB Deven Drane hauled in his sixth career interception and first of the season late in the game.
  • LB Corey Mason recorded his first career forced fumble. Mason was ejected for a targeting foul late in the fourth quarter. By rule, he will miss the first half of UC’s next game at USF on Oct. 5, 2013.