Its been a whirlwind 24 or so hours as we went from reports indicating Luke Fickell was in negotations to become the head football coach of the Cincinnati Bearcats, to a decision would be made but no confirmation yet, to Fickell had the job and all that was left to wait for was the official announcement. Well now we have that.
A new era in #Bearcats football begins today! Welcome @CoachFick! pic.twitter.com/vtH07r4Vch— Cincinnati Football (@GoBearcatsFB) December 10, 2016
An official press conference will be held at 3:15 p.m. ET to formally introduce Fickell, who agreed to a six-year deal, which is still pending approval by the UC Board of Trustees.