Cincinnati out to repeat last year's success

Originally Published: April 4, 2005
By Joe Bendel | Special to
Coach Mark Dantonio would love to bask in the brilliance of his rookie season at Cincinnati, one in which he posted the second-best record among new Division I-A coaches.

Problem is, he has no time.

"I can't just say, 'We've arrived,'" said Dantonio, who led the Bearcats to a 7-5 mark and a victory in the Fort Worth Bowl in '04. "There's too much work to do."