University of Cincinnati football

The Front Row with Betsy Ross
12:30 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Visiting Charlotte for the Belk Bowl?

UC plays in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, NC

The University of Cincinnati Bearcats football team is off to the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Thursday, December 27. If you are heading down for the game, then this episode of The Front Row with Betsy Ross is for you.

Sports
6:34 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

UC quickly finds new head coach

Tuberville coached Texas Tech to a 7-5 mark this season. The Red Raiders will play in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.
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One day after Butch Jones resigned to leave for Tennessee, the University of Cincinnati has a new coach.  Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville was being introduced at a Saturday evening event at Fifth Third Arena as the 41st football head coach at UC.  

Tuberville coached the Red Raiders for 3 years, leading the team to a 20-17 record and two bowl appearances.  In 17 years as a head coach, he holds a 130-77 record.

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Sports
11:14 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Jones leaving UC for UT

Butch Jones speaking about the Belk Bowl at a news conference earlier this week. He's heading to Knoxville to coach the Vols.

UC football coach Butch Jones  resigned today to take the coaching spot at the University of Tennessee. 

Jones will not coach the Bearcats in their upcoming bowl game against Duke.  UC has named assistant head coach Steve Stripling as interim head coach.  Stripling, a 30-year coaching veteran who joined UC in 2010, will lead the team in the Belk Bowl December 27 if a new head coach isn't hired by then.

UC Athletics Director Whit Babcock said the search for a new coach will begin immediately.  He did not specify a time frame for concluding the search.