Aug. 23, 2008
University of Cincinnati head football coach Brian Kelly will be featured twice this weekend on local sports programming.
Kelly, UC's second-year coach, will appear Saturday night on WLWT-TV's `Sports Rock' show at 7:15 p.m. He is also scheduled to be a guest on -TV's `Sports of All Sorts' show Sunday at 11:35 p.m.
Sports Rock is hosted by Channel 5 sports personalities Ken Broo and George Vogel. They will interview the Bearcats coach about the upcoming 2008 season.
Channel 9's John Popovich hosts the interactive Sports of All Sorts show, which is dedicated to comments and questions from callers. Bearcats fans can ask Coach Kelly questions during the show by calling 513-749-9999 or emailing questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly, the reigning BIG EAST Coach of the Year returns 44 letterwinners and 16 starters from a team that finished with a school-record 10 wins and was No. 17 in last year's final Associated Press poll. Among the returnees are three all-Americans: senior cornerback Mike Mickens, senior defensive tackle Terrill Byrd, and senior punter Kevin Huber.
UC opens the 2008 season on Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. against Eastern Kentucky in Nippert Stadium. For tickets and information, call 1-877-CATS-TIX or log on to www.CATSTIX.com.