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Kelly Begins Building Wall With Thompson

Some call Brian Kelly cocky; others call him naive, but Brian Kelly believes he can build a recruiting wall around Cincinnati to keep much of the better local talent at home. This weekend Coach Kelly and his staff laid the first brick of his wall, and Bearcat football fans will like how it looks.

For years many Bearcat football fans have claimed that the key to building a successful program in Clifton was keeping the better local players at home. Achieving that goal has always been a struggle since many Big Ten schools like Ohio State, Michigan, Indiana, Purdue and Minnesota annually come into the Queen City to fill recruiting needs. Those schools offered the chance to play in a... Recommended Stories

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