Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes. The 2015 Cincinnati Bearcats have one of the best quarterbacks no one knows. Head Coach Tommy Tuberville widely known in the NCAA Football circles. The former Auburn and Texas Tech coach enters his third season in the “QUEEN CITY”. The program has been a launching pad for many such as Butch Jones (Tennessee) and Brian Kelly (Notre Dame). Tuberville enters his third season with two straight bowl appearances. The Bearcats return fourteen players on both sides of the football, which makes them on of the favorites in the American Athletic Conference. Cincinnati plays home games at the on-campus 40,000 seat Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The 2015 Cincinnati Bearcats led by Junior quarterback Gunner Kiel 3,254 yards last season. The Notre Dame transfer started every game in 2014 but left several contests with back injuries. Receivers Mekale Mckay, Shaq Washington and Chris Moore are one of the best groups in the Conference. Running Back Mike Boone (650 yards) rushing as a freshman and Hosey Williams will spell each other at the position. Three starters return on the offensive line including center Deyshawn Bond. The Bearcats offense can put up point, and the team is one of the favorites in the AAC. The Cincinnati Bearcats went 7-5-1 on NCAA Football Expert Picks last season, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds total seven.
*The Bearcats offense averaged 460.2 yards per game last season, 29th in the NCAA Football landscape.
*Cincinnati was 3-2-1 Against The Point Spread at home.
*The Bearcats were 4-3 ATS on the road in 2014.
*The betting odds over total came in three times in Southwest Ohio.
*The Bearcats went over the betting odds over the total three times on the road.
*Cincinnati stayed under the betting odds total four times on the road last season.
*The passing game averaged 303.6 yards per contest, 13th in the FBS.
*The 34.0 ppg scoring was 31st in College Football.
*The rushing attack was 76th in the nation with a 156.5 average per game.
The Bearcats defense struggled in 2014, and it continued in the spring. A lot has to do with speed on the defensive side of the football. Five starters return to a group that was 98th in the country in overall defense. Defensive end Silverberry Mouhon will anchor the line. Safety Zach Edwards led the team in tackles last season and ready for his junior season. Floridian Adrian Witty returns after missing a lot of 2014 with a leg injury. Tuberville is on his third defensive coordinator in his three-year tenure.
*The Cincinnati defense gave up 440.2 yards per game last season.
*The 255.4 yards per contest given up by the pass defense was 100th in College Football.
*The 27.2 ppg given up by the Bearcats defense ranked 69th in the NCAA football landscape.
*Cincinnati allowed the opposition 184.8 yards per contest running the football, 88th in the FBS.
*The Cincinnati Bearcats out of conference schedule is favorable. Cincinnati travels to BYU for an October 17th matchup. The September 24th road trip to Memphis could factor in determining the American Athletic Conference title.
Bovada lists Cincinnati at over and under seven, and a half wins in 2015.
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