Bearcats Opener Moved

Fox 19 (Cincinnati) The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics announced Wednesday that the football home opener against Austin Peay has been moved to Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 inside Nippert Stadium.

The game had originally been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1.

Game time and television opportunities will be announced at a later date.

The Bearcats, led by second-year head coach Butch Jones, return 18 starters from the 2010 squad, including unanimous First-Team All-BIG EAST quarterback Zach Collaros (Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville), as well as a trio of Second-Team All-BIG EAST honorees in running back Isaiah Pead (Columbus, Ohio/Eastmoor Academy), linebacker J.K. Schaffer (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle), and wide receiver D.J. Woods (Strongsville, Ohio/Strongsville).