On a recent sunny Saturday scrimmage at Paul Brown Stadium, a pair of bitter Greater Catholic League-South rivals stood side-by-side chatting with University of Cincinnati Athletic Director Mike Bohn.
St. Xavier High School linebacker Blake Bacevich and La Salle tight end Josh Whyle signed with UC but still have to finish their academic prep years. By June, the pair that often collided on the field will be roommates and in the fold for Coach Luke Fickell's Bearcats. With one on offense and the other defense, pads will likely crash again.
"We've butted heads a couple times," Whyle said grinning.
Added Bacevich, "It's a good rivalry. It's always good to compete with each other."Read More