We wrap up our season review series with a look at a player who seemed to make every big play for the Bearcats.
Young didn’t play the full season, unfortunately, but he was still an all-conference contributor.
Wright will be the top returning pass rusher for the Bearcats in 2019.
White made solid progress in his sophomore season and should be poised for a breakout year in 2019.
Warren was Cincinnati’s offensive MVP from start to finish.
The defensive end transferred from Boston College and provided depth up front.
So many of the seniors for the 2018 Cincinnati Bearcats saved their greatest season for their last and Cortez Broughton was the best of them all.
Cincinnati’s quarterback of the future has arrived.
Pitts’ work at the JACK position helped elevate the play of the defensive front.
Copeland carried the Bearcats on defense in 2017 and then helped lead it to glory in 2018. Those were just two chapters in a brilliant career.
Medaris finally got to play a full season with the Bearcats in 2018 and his patience was rewarded with a few big plays.
Despite playing as a backup, Thomas flashed exceptional potential.
Clements played multiple positions during his four seasons with the Bearcats and he just kept getting better and better during each of them.
When they needed a big play, McClelland was there for the Bearcats.
In his first season as a Bearcat, the Bowling Green transfer used his previous experience to help lead the secondary.
Multiple coaches, defenses and positional responsibilities couldn’t stop Gilbert.
Geddis didn’t build on his promising 2017.
This report card is going on the refrigerator.
It took a while but Kimoni Fitz finally had the breakout season the Bearcats were looking for in 2018.
In a year where a number of defenders stood out, Forrest went about his business very effectively.
Dublanko was a solid role-playing linebacker off the bench.
Moore never became the quarterback the Bearcats needed, but he stuck with the program through four years of upheaval and got to end his collegiate career on a high note.
A brand new quarterback and a breakout year for Michael Warren culminated in one effective Cincinnati offense.
The Bearcats are making changes on offense and one of them is highlighting the tight end more often. Deguara has been the beneficiary and driving force behind the adjustment.
In his second season, Bryant made a name for himself in the secondary.
Nobody caught passes quite like Lewis for the last three seasons.
Brown is part of the bright future for Cincinnati’s defensive line.
Now that all the bowl games have been played, the Bearcats are left standing as one of the top 25 teams in the country.
Brooks was one of the top reserves on the defensive line and has built up experience as he gets ready for next year.
In Cincinnati’s Military Bowl victory, Warren came up big, continuing a trend that started at the very beginning of the season.
Before the new year can begin, the Bearcats have one last job to do.
After weeks of waiting, the Bearcats and Hokies will finally settle their differences in the 2018 Military Bowl.