Aug. 12, 2012
Sound Cart Feature | Photo Gallery
WEST HARRISON, Ind. – Business picked up under the lights Sunday as the University of Cincinnati football team donned full pads and practiced under the lights at the Higher Ground Conference & Retreat Center in West Harrison, Ind.
UC held its C-Tough periods for the first time this season, working through one-on-one and team hitting situations. The Bearcats also held some situational scrimmage settings working on down and distance and in the red zone.
One new feature at practice through camp has been the addition of a sound cart, a modified gator with a large speaker box on the back. Through the mobile speaker system, which is often found behind the quarterbacks, can play sound effects, the practice public address system as well and warm up music and Head Coach Butch Jones’ personal playlist. The sound effects include something that sounds like a video game, a vacuum, various sirens and warning signals and a constant loop of a crying baby.
Check out the Bearcats TV feature on the cart with Director of New Media and Broadcasting Tom Gelehrter and Assistant Football Equipment Manager Andy Frigge by clicking HERE.
The Bearcats will be off Monday, with meetings and a weightlifting/conditioning session scheduled. UC returns to the practice field Tuesday for its first two-a-day session.
LOOKING INTO THE NFL PRESEASON …
- Former standouts Connor Barwin (Houston) and Haruki Nakamura (Carolina) squared off Saturday night in Charlotte with the Texans earning a 26-13 win ... Barwin started at OLB, recording a solo stop while Nakamura finished with four stops.
- WR DJ Woods played for Titans and had one punt return which was a fair catch.
- Former Bearcats OL Jeff Linkenbach (Indianapolis), DL Ricardo Mathews (Indianapolis) and RB Isaiah Pead (St. Louis) met on the field Sunday with the Colts winning 38-3 … Mathews started while the other two saw action in the game … Pead rushed 10 times for 33 yards, caught three balls for nine yards and returning a kick for 30 yards … Mathews recorded a pair of tackles.
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