No. 3 Bearcats dominate UCF to improve to 6-0
Jerome Ford scored four first-half touchdowns as Bearcats cruised to 56-21 win
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Running back Jerome Ford scored four first-half touchdowns as the third-ranked UC football team improved to 6-0 with a 56-21 win over UCF.
Playing in front of a third consecutive sell-out crowd, Ford became the first Bearcats player to score four rushing touchdowns in a game since Isaiah Pead in 2010.
Ford finished with 189 rushing yards and 20 carries.
The Bearcats, now 2-0 in American Conference play, jumped out to a 35-0 lead on the Knights in the second quarter to punctuate the best first half of football they’ve played this season.
Desmond Ridder threw for 140 yards and a touchdown as UC dominated the game running the football and with defense.
UC next plays at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium next Saturday, Oct. 23.
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