Football Announces Austin Peay Game Time
Head Coach Butch Jones

May 19, 2011

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics announced Thursday that the football home opener against Austin Peay on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 inside Nippert Stadium will kick off at 7 p.m. ET.

Other home game times and any television opportunities will be announced at a later date.

The season opening meeting between the Bearcats and Governors marks the fifth time the two schools have met on the gridiron with UC leading the all-time series 4-0. The last matchup occurred on Sept. 4, 1993, a 42-10 UC victory inside Nippert Stadium. All four of the previous meetings, dating back to 1985, have taken place in Cincinnati.

The Bearcats, led by second-year head coach Butch Jones, return 18 starters from the 2010 squad, including unanimous First-Team All-BIG EAST quarterback Zach Collaros (Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville), as well as a trio of Second-Team All-BIG EAST honorees in running back Isaiah Pead (Columbus, Ohio/Eastmoor Academy), linebacker J.K. Schaffer (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle), and wide receiver D.J. Woods (Strongsville, Ohio/Strongsville).

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