Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 1/2/14
It’s been a heck of a year for the Baylor Bears and Art Briles, but the same old problems led to a loss in the Fiesta Bowl to the UCF Knights.@RobSchumaker1/TwitterJanuary 1 marks the beginning of a new year; time for a fresh start. It means you can leave the last year and all its troubles where they belong---in the past. For a football coach that means no more worrying over losses and mistakes and if you happen to be playing a game on New Year’s Day it’s a chance to start the year on the right track. For Art Briles and the Baylor Bears it just wasn’t meant to happen. Instead, after falling to the UCF Knights 52-42 in a game they never led the team has the next eight months or so to think about what’s wrong—like a lack of composure and discipline. When the team needed to be at its best to overcome a deficit late in the game it made one stupid penalty after another—just like they had the entire game. In the end they committed 17 for 135 yards; no big deal for an offense that genera...
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