Huge weekend haul for the Bearcats


Cincinnati landed commitments from four Sunshine State prospects this weekend, all graded at the three-star level, according to multiple sources. The pledges included three linebackers and one runningback / defensive back. Each player made an official visit for the 25-16 victory over Louisville.

Kenneth Bynum (Jacksonville, Fla/Raines), the nation's No. 55-rated OLB, selected the Bearcats over scholarship offers Stanford, North Carolina, N.C. State, Rutgers, West Virginia, Illinois and Southern Miss.

His Raines teammate and fellow 'backer Ey'Shawn McClain, gave Cincinnati his verbal over Kentucky, North Carolina, Rutgers, West Virginia, Illinois, Florida International and Middle Tennessee.

From South Dade High School (Homestead, Fla.), OLB Joey Jones picked the 5-1 Big East program over offers from Pittsburgh and Buffalo.

Versatile three-star Ti'on Green (Altamonte Springs, Fla./Lake Brantley) committed to Cincinnati over offers from Indiana, Illinois, East Carolina, N.C. State, Temple, Memphis, Washington State, Florida Atlantic, Florida International and Purdue.

The Bearcats now have 24 Class of 2012 verbals. The group includes one four-star, safety Marcus Foster (Troy, Ohio), and 18 three-stars.