Louisiana-Monroe got the ball to open the game and started moving down the field against No. 20 Baylor.
The Warhawks, coming off a road victory against Wake Forest of the ACC and playing a Big 12 team they took to the wire last season, got to the Baylor 18 on their opening drive. But they failed to convert on fourth down, and 21 seconds later Baylor scored the first of its 10 touchdowns in a 70-7 victory Saturday.
''It's frustrating. We came out in the first drive, especially opening and getting the ball, and went all the way down the field and turned it over on downs,'' said ULM's fourth-year starting quarterback Kolton Browning ''We had a lot of confidence coming into this game, and we didn't take advantage.''
Bryce Petty threw for 351 yards with four touchdowns and ran 2 yards for another score while playing just more than a half for Baylor (3-0).
Including interception returns for TDs by Joe Williams and Terrell Burt, the Bears were up 35-0 after the first quarter. That was ...