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Cincinnati Bearcats

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio ▪ Colors: Red & Black
Stadium: Nippert Stadium (cap. 35,097)
Record: 61 Years, 317-336-12, .486 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: American, Big East, CUSA, MVC and Ind
Conference Champion: 7 Times
Bowls: 11 Bowls, 6-5, .545 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 0 Times (Preseason), 4 Times (Final), 41 Weeks (Total)

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61 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 American Tommy Tuberville (0-0)
2 2013 American 9 4 0 .692 3.22 -4.09 Tommy Tuberville (0-0) Belk Bowl-L
3 2012 Big East 10 3 0 .769 8.71 -3.37 21 Butch Jones (9-3)
Steve Stripling (1-0)
Belk Bowl-W
4 2011 Big East 10 3 0 .769 7.34 -0.74 23 25 Butch Jones (10-3) Liberty Bowl-W
5 2010 Big East 4 8 0 .333 -1.93 1.99 Butch Jones (4-8)
6 2009 Big East 12 1 0 .923 14.23 1.77 4 8 Brian Kelly (12-0)
Jeff Quinn (0-1)
Sugar Bowl-L
7 2008 Big East 11 3 0 .786 6.03 -0.19 12 17 Brian Kelly (11-3) Orange Bowl-L
8 2007 Big East 10 3 0 .769 13.40 0.48 15 17 Brian Kelly (10-3) PapaJohns.com Bowl-W
9 2006 Big East 8 5 0 .615 5.29 3.29 Mark Dantonio (7-5)
Brian Kelly (1-0)
International Bowl-W
10 2005 Big East 4 7 0 .364 -9.20 1.26 Mark Dantonio (4-7)
11 2004 CUSA 7 5 0 .583 2.29 -1.21 Mark Dantonio (7-5) Fort Worth Bowl-W
12 2003 CUSA 5 7 0 .417 -5.93 -3.93 Rick Minter (5-7)
13 2002 CUSA 7 7 0 .500 2.84 -0.02 Rick Minter (7-7) New Orleans Bowl-L
14 2001 CUSA 7 5 0 .583 -2.24 -6.07 Rick Minter (7-5) Motor City Bowl-L
15 2000 CUSA 7 5 0 .583 -0.11 -1.61 Rick Minter (7-5) Motor City Bowl-L
16 1999 CUSA 3 8 0 .273 -2.52 0.57 Rick Minter (3-8)
17 1998 CUSA 2 9 0 .182 -13.91 -0.36 Rick Minter (2-9)
18 1997 CUSA 8 4 0 .667 1.41 -4.68 Rick Minter (8-4) Humanitarian Bowl-W
19 1996 CUSA 6 5 0 .545 1.05 -1.05 Rick Minter (6-5)
20 1995 Ind 6 5 0 .545 6.92 3.01 Rick Minter (6-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 Ind 2 8 1 .227 -12.39 -1.57 Rick Minter (2-8-1)
22 1993 Ind 8 3 0 .727 -0.35 -8.44 Tim Murphy (8-3)
23 1992 Ind 3 8 0 .273 -8.02 -1.48 Tim Murphy (3-8)
24 1991 Ind 4 7 0 .364 -5.03 -1.58 Tim Murphy (4-7)
25 1990 Ind 1 10 0 .091 -18.87 -1.60 Tim Murphy (1-10)
26 1989 Ind 1 9 1 .136 -17.46 -3.37 Tim Murphy (1-9-1)
27 1988 Ind 3 8 0 .273 -11.56 -0.29 Dave Currey (3-8)
28 1987 Ind 4 7 0 .364 -7.96 -2.69 Dave Currey (4-7)
29 1986 Ind 5 6 0 .455 -2.90 1.92 Dave Currey (5-6)
30 1985 Ind 5 6 0 .455 -1.66 1.34 Dave Currey (5-6)
31 1984 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -12.55 1.46 Dave Currey (2-9)
32 1983 Ind 4 6 1 .409 1.29 3.29 Watson Brown (4-6-1)
33 1982 Ind 6 5 0 .545 1.09 -1.55 Mike Gottfried (6-5)
34 1981 Ind 6 5 0 .545 2.91 1.91 Mike Gottfried (6-5)
35 1980 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -12.21 -0.39 Ralph Staub (2-9)
36 1979 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -6.88 3.76 Ralph Staub (2-9)
37 1978 Ind 5 6 0 .455 1.70 -0.85 Ralph Staub (5-6)
38 1977 Ind 5 4 2 .545 0.93 -4.53 Ralph Staub (5-4-2)
39 1976 Ind 8 3 0 .727 8.04 1.31 20 Tony Mason (8-3)
40 1975 Ind 6 5 0 .545 2.64 0.27 Tony Mason (6-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1974 Ind 7 4 0 .636 2.64 -0.99 Tony Mason (7-4)
42 1973 Ind 4 7 0 .364 -2.87 -6.87 Tony Mason (4-7)
43 1972 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -20.56 -7.38 Ray Callahan (2-9)
44 1971 Ind 7 4 0 .636 -0.43 -4.43 Ray Callahan (7-4)
45 1970 Ind 7 4 0 .636 -1.32 -8.50 Ray Callahan (7-4)
46 1969 MVC 4 6 0 .400 -12.91 -5.01 Ray Callahan (4-6)
47 1968 MVC 5 4 1 .550 -3.61 -3.01 Homer Rice (5-4-1)
48 1967 MVC 3 6 0 .333 -8.23 -0.12 Homer Rice (3-6)
49 1966 MVC 3 7 0 .300 -7.11 -1.11 Charles Studley (3-7)
50 1965 MVC 5 5 0 .500 -7.31 -6.51 Charles Studley (5-5)
51 1964 MVC 8 2 0 .800 5.91 -4.49 Charles Studley (8-2)
52 1963 MVC 6 4 0 .600 0.37 -6.23 Charles Studley (6-4)
53 1962 MVC 2 8 0 .200 -10.98 -3.38 Charles Studley (2-8)
54 1961 MVC 3 7 0 .300 -14.22 -9.02 Charles Studley (3-7)
55 1960 MVC 4 6 0 .400 -13.95 -11.15 George Blackburn (4-6)
56 1959 MVC 5 4 1 .550 -3.01 -5.91 George Blackburn (5-4-1)
57 1958 MVC 6 2 2 .700 0.30 -3.21 George Blackburn (6-2-2)
58 1957 MVC 5 4 1 .550 -5.85 -8.75 George Blackburn (5-4-1)
59 1956 Ind 4 5 0 .444 -7.94 -9.83 George Blackburn (4-5)
60 1955 Ind 1 6 2 .222 -15.75 -6.53 George Blackburn (1-6-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1954 Ind 8 2 0 .800 2.32 -9.38 12 Sid Gillman (8-2)