The former Florida State linebacker made his first visit since entering the transfer portal
After entering your name on the portal transfer to December 5 successful transfer quarterback Amari Gainer is taking his first official visit to Cincinnati.
The former Seminole quarterback made the announcement via Twitter earlier this morning. Visit on December 11-12.
Gainer spent five seasons at FSU, including a redshirt in 2018. He was part of former head coach Willie Taggart’s first recruiting class, but stuck around and made eight starts in three seasons under current head coach Mike Norvell.
After he logged onto the transfer portal, Norvell tweeted in support of Gainer.
In 2019-2021, Gainer had 193 tackles, five sacks and two forced fumbles. His 59 tackles in 2020 were a team-high. He also won the 2020 Bobby Bowden Leadership Award Seminoles.com.
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In the 2022 regular season, Cincinnati went 9-3 and finished third in the American Athletic Conference (AAC). However, the Bearcats are leaving the AAC and joining the Big 12 starting in 2023.
After losing their former head coach Luke Fickell to Wisconsin, the Bearcats hired former Louisville head coach Scott Satterfield on December 5th.
During his career in the post-Soviet space, Gainer faced Satterfield and the Cardinals three times. He registered 20 combined tackles in those three contests, with his best total coming in the 2021 meeting (eight tackles, four solo, 0.5 for loss).
All statistics for this article were collected via The Sports Guide to College Football.
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