Cincinnati tight end Josh Whyle among Bearcats to return to UC for 2022 season

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Cincinnati Bearcats tight end Josh Whyle (81) turns downfield after completing a catch in the first quarter during the American Athletic Conference championship football game against the Houston Cougars, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Bearcats tight end Josh Whyle (81) turns downfield after completing a catch in the first quarter during the American Athletic Conference championship football game against the Houston Cougars, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati.

Junior tight end Josh Whyle, who has played for the Cincinnati Bearcats for three seasons since starring at La Salle High School, announced that he will return to UC for the 2022 season.

Whyle, who had 26 catches for 332 yards with six touchdowns last season, is expected to be one of the top prospects at tight end in the 2023 NFL Draft.

From Whyle via Twitter:

Left guard Jeremy Cooper, left tackle James Tunstall, tight end Lenny Taylor, defensive linemen Jabari Taylor and Malik Vann, linebacker Wilson Huber and safety Ja'Von Hicks also have announced they will return to the Bearcats next season.

Earlier this month, quarterback Desmond Ridder, cornerback Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner, defensive end Myjai Sanders, wide receiver Alec Pierce and running back Jerome Ford all declared for the 2022 NFL Draft.

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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Who's coming back for Cincinnati Bearcats football for 2022 season

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