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Luke Fickell Impressed by How Bearcats are Handling Realities of Football in COVID19-era

Austin Peay v Cincinnati Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

In his weekly press conference, Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Luke Fickell spoke extensively about his player’s perseverance in the face of all the strangeness of playing in the COVID19-era.

“Guys are getting used to difference. A little bit of adversity,” he said. “Once we walked in the building [Nippert Stadium], I don’t think there was a whole lot of difference. Guys are used to wearing masks. “

“We’re finding our way to still do the things we need to do,” he said, speaking of last week’s home opening win against Austin Peay.

This Saturday, the #13 Bearcats host #22 Army at 3:30 PM at Nippert Stadium in a showdown of ranked teams which will air on ESPN.

Check back with Down the Drive for full coverage of the contest and check out Coach Fickell’s full midweek presser below: