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Despite the Loss, Cincinnati Proved They Belong Among College Football’s Elite

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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl - Cincinnati v Georgia Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images

In a day of blowouts, Cincinnati and Georgia put on a show.

Despite the game’s heart-wrenching conclusion, Yesterday’s Peach Bowl made it clear that Cincinnati belongs among college football’s elite.

On both sides of the ball, the Bearcats proved that they can compete with elite SEC talent.

Cincinnati was not overwhelmed by either the stage or the moment.

Coach Fickell said after the game that “we’re not there yet.”

But we’re awfully close.

And I look forward following this team as they make that step.