Jan 1, 2021; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) throws a pass against the Georgia Bulldogs in the first quarter of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Cincinnati QB Desmond Ridder staying in school

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder will remain with the Bearcats for his senior season in 2021.

He guided the Bearcats to a top 10 national ranking, a conference championship and a 9-0 start this season before the team dropped a 24-21 decision to Georgia in the Peach Bowl on Jan. 1.

“There is still unfinished business,” Ridder said in a video posted Friday to Twitter. “I’ll be back in the red and black for my final season.”

Ridder completed 66.2 percent of his passes for 2,296 yards, 19 touchdowns and six interceptions and rushed for 592 yards and 12 scores in 2020.

He is 30-5 as a starter at Cincinnati, passing for 6,905 yards and 57 touchdowns and rushing for 1,814 yards and 22 scores.

–Field Level Media