Found September 03, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
PLAYERS: Nick Florence
TEAMS: Baylor Bears
The post RG3 began Sunday night with the Bears crushing former SWC rival SMU 59-24. The honor to take over the starting quarterback position goes to Nick Florence, who received and encouraging text for Griffin before the game. "He just told me to be myself," Florence said. "I learned a lot from (Griffin). He's done a lot for our program. Just because he leaves, doesn't mean anything different happens here." What happened was the Baylor offense looked just as good as last year.  Florence final numbers against the SMU was impressive completing 21 of 30 passes for 341 yards and four touchdowns.  "I thought it was a good performance, but I want to get better.”  Florence said.  “I wanted zero incompletions. I thought it was a great first start, but I want to keep getting better. I had a blast out there." "Nick was Nick, and that's what you are going to love about him.”  Baylor head coach Art Briles said.  “He&#...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Overreaction Central - Baylor Vs. SMU

Top ten offense AND a top 10 defense? Robert Griffin who? Art Briles for president? Get your tickets ready for Miami??? Join us as we overreact inside BearsIllustrated.com.

Florence, Baylor rout SMU in opener

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Nick Florence threw for 341 yards and four touchdowns, Mike Hicks returned a fumble for a score and Baylor beat SMU 59-24 on Sunday night in the opener for both teams. Florence, taking over for departed Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, led the Bears to touchdowns on their first two drives. He finished 21 of 30, and didn't play in the fourth quarter...

Florence leads Baylor past SMU

Nick Florence threw for 341 yards and four touchdowns, Mike Hicks returned a fumble for a score and Baylor beat SMU 59-24 on Sunday night in the opener for both teams. Florence, taking over for departed Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, led the Bears to touchdowns on their first two drives. He finished 21 of 30, and didn't play in the fourth quarter. Hicks returned...
Bears News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.