On Aug. 24, the University of Cincinnati announced their decision to ban fans from attending football games at Nippert Stadium until deemed safe, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Early Tuesday morning, The University of Cincinnati (UC) football program was ranked second in the 2020 American Athletic Conference (AAC) preseason poll, behind only the University of Central Florida (UCF).

The University of Cincinnati (UC) football program has added a new football game to their 2020 football season to make up for at least one of the three matchups the Bearcats have been shorted of so far.