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2004 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

The 2004 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Mark Dantonio, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924. This was the Bearcats last season in Conference USA as they became members of the Big East Conference after the academic year.

2004 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Fort Worth Bowl champion
Fort Worth Bowl, W 32–14 vs. Marshall
ConferenceConference USA
2004 record7–5 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coachMark Dantonio (1st season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 6 Louisville $   8 0         11 1  
Memphis   5 3         8 4  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Cincinnati   5 3         7 5  
UAB   5 3         7 5  
TCU   3 5         5 6  
Tulane   3 5         5 6  
South Florida   3 5         4 7  
Houston   3 5         3 8  
East Carolina   2 6         2 9  
Army   2 6         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 412:00 PMat No. 9 Ohio State*ABCL 6–27104,604
September 117:00 PMMiami (OH)*W 45–2630,368
September 1812:00 PMat Syracuse*ESPN+L 7–1932,893
September 257:00 PMat East CarolinaW 24–1929,332
October 27:00 PMUAB
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 27–3021,053
October 91:00 PMat ArmyL 29–4831,144
October 237:00 PMMemphis
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
ESPNGPW 49–1015,092
October 303:00 PMTCU
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 21–1020,453
November 63:00 PMat No. 21 Southern MissW 52–2430,690
November 203:30 PMSouth Florida
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
FSNW 45–2319,309
November 272:30 PMat No. 7 LouisvilleESPN2L 7–7037,617
December 236:30 PMvs. Marshall*ESPNW 32–1427,902
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Awards and milestonesEdit

Conference USA honorsEdit

Offensive player of the weekEdit

Defensive player of the weekEdit

  • Week 4: Trent Cole[2]
  • Week 8: Andre Frazier[2]

Special teams player of the weekEdit

  • Week 8: Chet Ervin[2]

All-Conference USA First TeamEdit

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All-Conference USA Second TeamEdit

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All-Conference USA Third TeamEdit

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All-Conference USA Freshman TeamEdit

  • Anthony Hoke, DE
  • Doug Jones, FB

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Players in the 2005 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Trent Cole DE 5 146 Philadelphia Eagles
Tyjuan Hagler LB 5 173 Indianapolis Colts
Daven Holly CB 7 215 San Francisco 49ers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2004-2005/teamstat.html
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "2011 Cincinnati Media Guide" (PDF). University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved December 22, 2018.