Here at Bearcat Insider, we usually formally announce the importance of each Bearcat game with an "It's Game Day!" post on the message board. We've changed the tradition slightly by incorporating it into a short game day story.
After last week's win against Division I AA Portland State, Chuck Long's Aztecs will be trying to win two games in a row for the first time since November of 2005. In Long's first year at the helm, the Aztecs recorded a 3-9 record, but the man that finished second to Bo Jackson in the closest Heisman balloting ever returns one of the program's best quarterbacks in 6' 6" Kevin O'Connell. The three time captain entered the season first in school history for career rushing yards by a quarterback and second in career rushing touchdowns by a QB. The big man is also a capable thrower as witnessed by his being ranked in the school's top ten in career passing yards.
Stopping the dual threat of O'Connell will be the goal of
It's when the Bearcats go on offense that this game becomes a statistical
mismatch. The Aztec defense is
rated #117 out of 119 Division IA teams while
The biggest question regarding this game for
Now it time for our traditional post: IT'S GAME DAY, BEARCAT FANS!!! Time for Bearcat fans to strap on the helmet, apply the eyeblack and DEFINITELY wear that cup because IT'S GAME DAY, and ANYTHING can happen on GAME DAY!!!