UC Bearcats officially opens Big 12 Football Play with 20-6 loss to #16 Oklahoma; QB Emory Jones Press Conference

By Bane Rossi

Emory Jones (5) UC QB surveys defense (courtesy UC Communications, photo by Abdoul Sow)

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CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati football team trailed by just four points, 10-6, midway through the third quarter on Saturday at Historic Nippert Stadium, but No. 16/14 Oklahoma pulled away down the stretch to hand the Bearcats a 20-6 defeat in the first-ever Big 12 Conference game in school history.

Cincinnati quarterback Emory Jones finished 22-of-41 for 235 yards with two interceptions. The Bearcats were just 3-of-15 on third down and 1-of-4 on fourth.

The Bearcats hit the road on a short week to take on BYU in Provo, Utah, on Friday night at 10:15 ET. The game will mark the Big 12 home opener for the Cougars and will air on ESPN.