Oct. 3, 2009
Final Stats |
No. 10/11 Cincinnati 37, Miami (OH) 13 – 10/3/09
Yager Stadium – Oxford, Ohio
· Cincinnati Game Captains: Craig Carey (7) and Jeff Linkenbach (71)
· Cincinnati won the toss and elected to receive. Miami chose to defend the south goal.
· UC’s 5-0 start ties the best season start since 2007 (6-0).
· Cincinnati is now 91-101-12 vs. schools from the Mid-American Conference.
· The win moves the Bearcats to 48-59-7 vs. Miami in the all-time series and gives them four straight Victory Bell wins against the RedHawks for the first time since 1986-89.
· UC recorded multiple sacks for the third time in five games in 2009 and a season-high 10 sacks. UC tallied double digits sacks for the first time since recording 11 at Syracuse on Nov. 24, 2007.
· UC scored 23 points in the first half, marking the fifth-straight game the Bearcats had tallied 21 or more points in the opening half of play.
· UC intercepted two passes in the game, the fifth-straight game the Bearcats have recorded and interception and a turnover in a game.
· Robby Armstrong (knee), Quincy Quetant (leg), Chris Williams (knee), DJ Woods (Illness), and Curtis Young (knee) all missed the game due to injury.
· Marcus Barnett started at wide receiver in place of DJ Woods. It was Barnett’s first start at wide receiver in 2009 and his second of the 2009 season. He started at defensive back against Fresno State (9/26/09). He is the lone UC player to start on both sides of the ball in 2009.
· Barnett had a 21-yard reception in the fourth quarter, his longest of the season. He finished with team-high tying six receptions for 57 yards.
· Tony Pike quick kicked on UC’s first drive, his first career punt. The punt went for 21 yards.
· Jacob Ramsey became the 15th running back in UC history to score three rushing scores in a game (last Richard Hall vs. Miami (OH) in 2004), running in from 4, 8, and 2 yards. He now has eight rushing touchdowns in his career.
· It was his first career multiple touchdown game of his career. He finished with 12 carries for 103 yards (8.6 yards per carry), becoming in the first UC running back to tally 100 or more yards in a game since Butler Benton (101) against Southeast Missouri State on Aug. 30, 2007.
· Jake Rogers missed his first extra point attempt of the game, snapping a streak of 58-consecutive extra points made dating back to the 2008 season. That mark ranks fourth in school history. He made four-straight extra point attempts following the miss.
· Rogers hit a 42-yard field goal in the second quarter, his second made kick of the season and first since the season opener at Rutgers on Sept. 7.
· John Goebel made his first appearance of the season on special teams. He had missed the previous four games with a hamstring injury.
· Maalik Bomar made his first career appearance, coming in on the kickoff team, and made a tackle.
· Reuben Haley made his first career appearance on the punt coverage team.
· Armon Binns had a 35-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter, the first TD of his career.
· Drew Frey recorded a sack in the second quarter. It was the first of his career.
· JK Schaffer intercepted a Zac Dysert pass in the end zone in the third quarter, returning it 13 yards. It was his third interception of the season and his career. He also added eight tackles and a half sack in the game.
· Derek Wolfe and Alex Daniels recorded back-to-back sacks on consecutive plays in the fourth quarter.
· Daniels had his first -career multiple-sack game, finishing with four. He now has 6.5 sacks in his career.
· Wolfe also had a multi-sack game with a pair of takedowns. He has 2.5 for his career.
· Mardy Gilyard’s had a 23-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter from Pike, his seventh receiving TD of the year and 21st of his career. He is tied for second place all-time with Jim O’Brien (1967-69) and needs one more to tie Dominick Goodman (2005-08) for the all-time lead at 22.
· Gilyard has a touchdown reception in each game this season and has a seven-game touchdown streak, dating back to the Hawai’i game in 2008.
· Andre Revels recorded a career-best 13 tackles and now has 41 on the season.