American Football Database
American Football Database
1946 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Sun Bowl, W 18–6 vs. Virginia Tech
1946 record9–2
Head coachRay Nolting (2nd season)
CaptainElbie Nickel
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
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Template:1946 Midwestern college football independents records The 1946 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1946 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Ray Nolting and compiled a 9–2 record. The Bearcats would defeat Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl 18–6.[1]


September 21at Indiana
W 15–6
September 28KentuckyL 7–26
October 5Marshall
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 39–14
October 12at Dayton
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 19–0
October 19Ohiodagger
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 19–0
October 26at Michigan State Normal
W 18–7
November 2at TulsaL 0–20
November 9Xavier
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
W 39–0
November 16Western Reserve
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 34–7
November 28Miami (OH)
W 13–7
January 1, 1947vs. Virginia Tech
W 18–6
  • daggerHomecoming