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1986 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1986 record5–6
Head coachDave Currey (3rd season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 20 Virginia Tech           9 2 1
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
Tulsa           7 4 0
Florida State           7 4 1
Army           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Rutgers           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
South Carolina           3 6 2
Tulane           4 7 0
West Virginia           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Wichita State           3 8 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Northern Illinois           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by head coach Dave Currey, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 6at Virginia TechW 24–20
September 13Miami (OH)W 45–38
September 20at RutgersL 28–48
September 27Kentucky
  • Riverfront Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 20–37
October 4Louisville
W 24–17
October 11at No. 5 Penn StateL 17–23
October 18No. 1 Miami (FL)
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 13–45
October 25at Wichita State
W 24–19
November 1Indiana State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 46–14
November 8at No. 9 AuburnL 7–52
November 15at East CarolinaL 19–32
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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