Luke Fickell adds former Wayne star to Cincinnati coaching staff

  • Marcus Hartman
3:04 p.m Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 Sports
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10-1-04 -- Wayne's #40 Mike Mickens blocked this field goal attempt by Xenia's David Wright late in the first quarter in Huber Heights. Ty Greenlees/DDN

The Cincinnati Bearcats have another Dayton-area connection on the football coaching staff. 

Wayne graduate Mike Mickens has joined head coach Luke Fickell’s staff, the school announced Wednesday. 

Mickens, a standout cornerback for the Bearcats, will coach that position at his alma mater. 

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He spent the last four years as an assistant at Bowling Green. 

The Bearcats’ all-time leader in interceptions, he will be working for another former Warrior: UC defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman. 

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