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2015 Schedule
7-6, 3rd in American Athletic - East
19dRyan McGee

What a blown-up CFB map could look like

Notre Dame in the B1G? Boise State in the Pac-12? This is what realignment and expansion should look like, even if it can't. Plus, an epic commitment and more of the best of the week in CFB.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Earlier this year, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported on the University of Cincinnati's diligent campaign to join the Big 12, in the event the league voted to expand. ESPN.com has gained access to a series of documents showing that lobbying has continued. On Feb. 3, Cincinnati president Santa Ono sent a letter to Texas Tech interim president John Opperman highlighting a conversation the two had about Cincinnati's Big 12 candidacy. Enclosed with the letter was a brochure touting Cincinnati with the title "Onward."

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23dJake Trotter

What the Big 12's expansion wish list should look like

Houston is an up-and-coming Texas-based option. USF-UCF deliver a foothold in Florida. Memphis and BYU have some upside. So if the Big 12 is serious about adding two teams, who's in play?


Highlights: Chris Moore

With their second pick of the fourth round, the Ravens opted for the former Bearcat wide receiver. Check out some of Moore's best highlights.


Highlights: Parker Ehinger

The Chiefs opted for the former Bearcat offensive lineman early in Round 4. Check out some of Ehinger's best highlights.

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We'd love to see the keg of nails back

It's one of the coolest trophies in the game, but isn't played for anymore. Louisville made a decision to play a natural rival with less history on the gridiron, leaving Cincinnati out in the cold. rivalries we wish were back on the schedule

Tuberville: The satellite camp ban should be overturned (3:33)
Tuberville: The satellite camp ban should be overturned (3:24)

A Big 12 chat: What's next for the league?

ESPN reporters ponder the state of the Big 12 and the questions surrounding its potential upcoming moves, including swinging for the Seminoles and if there is truly an appetite to expand the conference. Big 12 roundtable

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Gunner Kiel returns to Cincinnati

The Bearcats QB missed the team's Hawaii Bowl loss for undisclosed personal reasons, but Kiel has returned to school and is "doing well," coach Tommy Tuberville said Sunday.

How inflated is Cincinnati's record?

"Comically misleading" is how Joe Lunardi describes the Bearcats' 13-6 record. See how different Cincinnati looks once you subtract the glorified practices. 25 guilty teams (Insider)