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Bearcat News

Bearcats Fall to Otterbein - University of Cincinnati Official Athletics Site
It can't be a good sign to lose, in anything, to a school that really wanted my slow, nonathletic ass to play Football for them. Not good.

Video: One good thing -- Cincinnati - Big East Blog - ESPN
Hard to argue with the logic. By all accounts the defensive line has gone from a major question mark on a defense full of them to a legitimate area of strength defensively

How many UC players will be drafted next year? | UC Athletics Blog
I don't know who the fuck Bill Koch is talking to. Yes Derek Wolfe and Isaiah Pead are best bets for a high selection. But I think J.K Schaffer and Alex Hoffman are sure fire NFL prospects, Hoffman more the Schaffer. Hell even John Hughes has a chance to get drafted with a solid senior year.


Alabama Badger Sports 7-on-7 Notebook -
A ton of information here but the relevant bits to Cincinnati fans come at the bottom. The headline "Recrutiment of Kimbrow heating up." Long story short Brian Kimbrow is one of the best running backs in the class of 2012 and Butch Jones and Co. have made an impact. He counts UC among his top group right now.

Parkway Central's Sheperd gets Mizzou offer; Alabama courting 3
UC has entered the Durron Neal sweepstakes. Much like a lottery I am not a fan of the odds.

Around The Big East

2011 NFL Draft: What USF Draftees Are Saying About The Next Level - Voodoo Five
Unsurprisingly USF's draftees are kind of excited about being in the NFL

TJ to the NBA (Catch the rhyme? No? Super.) - Card Chronicle
Terrence Jennings has jumped to the NBA and there is no turning back.

Nationally Recognized

Name names, damn it! | Get The Picture
Will over signing ever not be a story? I wonder some times.

Demetri Goodson "strongly considering" Leaving Team - The Slipper Still Fits
According to multiple unnamed sources close to the program, junior point guard Demetri Goodson is "strongly considering" leaving the Gonzaga men’s basketball program. To play football no less.

Von Miller, then and now: How recruits grow (and grow some more) into draft picks, by the numbers - Dr. Saturday - NCAAF Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Want to be a first round draft pick? Well you have to grow into it.

Reading This Will Make You Smarter

Men with 'macho' attitudes are more reluctant to seek health care — The Good Men Project Magazine
This all makes a great deal of sense.