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Cincinnati Bearcats Host Purdue In Season Opener

Finally, it is here. Football is back, the first game week of the season is upon us. Treasure these next three months because they promise to fly by, they always do. Its the nature of the things that we like the best, they never last as long as they should.

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Film Study; Munchie, Morrison and The Deep Cross

Munchie Legaux drew the start against Purdue, which was a surprise to basically everyone on the planet. His first start under the new regime showed some of the same old issues from last year. But he reached a level of competence against Purdue that he didn't really show a year ago.

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Fun With Stats; Takeaways From The Purdue Game

This year I am charting all of the Bearcats games in association with Football Study Halls charting project. That means that I will have all sorts of new and interesting takeaways from the Bearcats games this year.

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MunchieGonnaMunchie Legaux Starts Questions Remain

No one expected Munchie Legaux to get the start today against Purdue, myself included. He put all of his wares on display, from his occasionally baffling decision making to the random perfect throw with no rhyme or reason. No one really knows how long his leash is, or what the deal with Brendon Kay is. But there is more unease than you usually get in the aftermath of a 42-7 win.

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Gallery: Bearcats Romp In Season Opener

A whiteout in the crowd results in a whipeout of the Purdue Boiler Makers

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Video: Highlights of Cincinnati and Purdue

A dominant defense and a solid run game propelled the Cincinnati Bearcats to the first win of the Tommy Tuberville era.

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Bearcats Open Tuberville Era By Dominating Purdue

It was far from a perfect season opening game for the Bearcats. But a 35 point win over a Big 10 team is a 35 point win over a Big 10 team.

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Bearcats Season Opening Gamethread

It is, finally, gameday in Cincinnati. After nine long months in the wilderness Bearcats Football is back in our lives.

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The Bearcats Host Purdue; Keys to the Game

The Cincinnati Bearcats open the Tommy Tuberville era today at noon against Purdue. Much has been said about this game already. But here are the last minute keys to the game.

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Mekale McKay Cleared To Play In 2013 By NCAA

The Bearcats promised to have a strong receiving crew this season. Between returning slot man Anthony McClung, a bevy of exciting youngsters like Chris Moore, Jeremy Graves and a junior in Alex Chisum looking to bounce back from a somewhat disappointing sophomore season. There is a lot to like, its an interesting if unproven group. Now there is even more to like now that Mekale McKay has been cleared to play this year.

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Cincinnati Bearcats Football Tailgating Guide

The off season is finally almost over - time to clean out the cooler, fill up the propane tank, and get on down to Clifton 4+ hours before kickoff!

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Down The Drive Staff Picks

What is the call for tomorrow's game against Purdue? The Down The Drive staff makes their calls

Due to the fact that I don't think Brendon Kay is going to be at full strength and Munchie will play a significant amount, I'm going to keep the score closer and say 27-20 Bearcats in a game that is going to test the depth of both sides. It's going to be a scorcher so there may be some attrition. But, the Bearcats are deeper and more talented.

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Brendon Kay, Probably The Starter

So, one month after the start of fall camp, and two weeks after Tuberville himself injected Munchie Legaux into the discussion we are right back where we started, with Brendon Kay likely under center against Purdue.

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Bill Koch Is The Most Persistantly Negative Person

We are slightly over 50 hours from kickoff of the Bearcats season opener. It is almost time to put all the crap that consumes and distracts us during the long journey through the wilderness that is the college football off season. Real things to talk about exist at this moment in time. However Bill Koch can never resist the chance to piss on a rainbow.

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Today In Bearcats Social Media

A brief (no seriously really brief) look at how the Bearcats are making waves in the social media world.

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Eddie Gran's Backfield Balancing Act

For the past couple of seasons the Bearcats have had one guy at running back. Just one. There has been no real rotation. Just a guy, his offensive linemen and the ball. That is going to change this year, and it will change in a big way starting Saturday against Purdue.

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Guest Spot; Hammer and Rails Travis Miller

The Purdue Boilermakers are, like the Bearcats, a team full of questions. Questions more than anything else. The variables that decide most games of football are still unknown, will be for a while longer into this season, regardless of the outcome. To sort through all of the unknowns we sought the input of Travis Miller, proprietor in chief at SB Nation's Purdue site Hammer and Rails.

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Bearcats Center Dan Sprague Out For Season

For a solid couple of weeks there have been rumors and speculation behind the scenes that Dan Sprague's knee injury was very serious and would cost him this season. Tommy Tuberville made it official today by announcing the injury during his weekly press conference.

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A Users Guide To The Cincinnati Bearcas Whiteout

As you surely know the Bearcats season opener has sold out, the first home opener to do so since the last time Purdue came to Nippert Stadium. With that in mind here are some helpful tips to first timers.

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Tommy Tuberville Release's Depth Chart

Yesterday afternoon the Cincinnati Bearcats released a depth chart for the season opener against Purdue on Saturday. The depth chart answers some questions, ignores others, and generally leaves everyone feeling unfulfilled. So for a coaching staff it is the prefect depth chart.

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Tommy Tuberville Refuses To Name A Starting QB

You remember watching Return of The King? You know how there were (seemingly) dozens of endings and you couldn't actually be sure that the movie was over until the credits actually rolled? The Bearcats quarterback drama is exactly like that.

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UC's Game With Purdue Sold Out To General Public

As predicted the Tuberville era is going to start with a bang in terms of attendance. The official attendance record of 35,106 is all but certain to fall on Saturday.

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Cincinnati Bearcats Purdue Boilermakers Preview

Purdue will come to Nippert Stadium at something of a crossroads. For the first time in nearly 20 years the Boilers won't be relying on either Joe Tiller, or someone from his tree. Danny Hope made a valiant attempt to keep the magic of the Tiller era alive but there was no more magic in the Tiller era, that's why Danny Hope was the coach. Hope rallied late and got Purdue to a bowl game, a bowl game Purdue fans would rather forget, but the damage was done, and Hope was on his way out.

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Bearcats Break Camp, Head Back To Clifton

Two weeks after leaving campus for the quiet confines of Camp Higher Ground the Cincinnati Bearcats are returning to campus to begin preparations in earnest for next Saturday's season opening tilt against the Purdue Boilermakers.

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The Tricky Question of Pace For The UC Bearcats

Is Eddie Gran going to give us the high pressure, quick tempo offense that Butch Jones and Mike Bajakian promised us for four seasons, but never came close to delivering? Possibly. With a gun to my head I say yes. But before we can get to that, we need to put how slow the Jones/Bajakian offense was.

I know you are all probably waiting on this, our offensive philosophy. Wide open spread offense, fast paced, great ball security. Our goal will be to lead the country in ball security and scoring points and doing whatever necessary to secure a win. We have been fortunate to be able to do that in the last three years in our offense. There are only two quarterbacks who have been able to throw for 3,000 yards in one season and rush for 1,000 and that was our quarterback last year Dan Lefevour and the other quarterback to do that is Vince Young. That is the type of offense that we will bring to Nippert Stadium each and everyday.

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Dan Sprague Still Out, Deyshawn Bond On Deck

The Bearcats began game planning for the Purdue game began in earnest today, and it began without last years starting center Dan Sprauge. The severity of the injury that he picked up Monday is still unknown.

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Brendon Kay Has Slept On Bad Beds

You read that correctly. Bad beds. Granted that's not the full excuse, but it is a newer excuse.

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Student Tickets Sold Out For The Purdue Game

In a little under 8 hours. Not to play the old man here, but I do remember being able to simply show my student ID at games and be able to pick a seat of my choosing.

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