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WVU-FB – Game 8 – Defensive Update

Morgantown, WV (Oct 24th, 2014) By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer (Feature Photo by No doubt, the defense played their best game to date against the high powered Baylor Bears and as Coach Holgorsen said in his Tuesday, October 21, 2014 press conference; (paraphrasing) “being able to pressure the quarterback was the main reason we won the game”. Yes, Bryce...
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QB Bryce Petty, No. 4 Baylor upset by unranked West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 Saturday. The Mountaineers (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) earned their first win over a top five opponent since the Fiesta Bowl after the 2007 season. West Virginia sacked Baylor's Bryce Petty four times and limited the Bears to one touchdown after halftime. Baylor was penalized...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Up-tempo era redefining which stats matter

The numbers keep going higher and higher. When Baylor's Bryce Petty threw for 510 yards last week to rally the Bears to a 61-58 victory over TCU, it marked the 12th time this season a quarterback has passed for at least 500 yards. That represents the most 500-yard passing performances in one season since at least 1996, the earliest year STATS has on record for that particular...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Petty’s Road To Heisman Goes Through Morgantown

(October 16, 2014) – On the first drive of the opening game of the 2014 Baylor Bears season, pre-season Heisman hopeful quarterback Bryce Petty decided to run on a read option. It wasn’t a dramatic play or a devastating tackle, just a simple option run up the middle for a first down. When he entered the game for the second drive he was seen grimacing and holding his back after...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor fans rush field after comeback win over TCU

With 11:38 remaining in the fourth quarter, TCU led Baylor, 58-37. As the game clock hit zero Saturday night in Waco, Texas, the scoreboard read: Baylor 61, TCU 58.  The Bears, led by 510 passing yards and six touchdowns from Bryce Petty, came back from 21 points down to beat TCU at McLane Stadium.  Following the contest, Baylor students rushed the field.  Unbelievably Believable...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Art Briles Says “It Was A Disgrace” That Bryce Petty Wasn’t Invited To The 2013 Heisman Trophy Ceremony

Baylor head coach Art Briles sat down with Campus Insiders’ Seth Davis, and gave a fantastic 25 minute interview. He touches on many different moments in his career, and goes in depth about his Bears team. He’s especially candid when discussing star quarterback Bryce Petty, and what he felt was a snub in Petty not getting invited to New York for the Heisman Trophy presentation...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty Will Miss Baylor’s Game vs. Northwestern State Due To A Back Injury

On Monday, Baylor star quarterback Bryce Petty was ruled day-to-day with a rather horrific sounding back injury. While Petty has said that he planned on trying to play during the Bears’ game against Northwestern State, the school announced today that it will be without the services of its Heisman caliber quarterback. Injury update. Will not play tonight: BPetty, AGoodley, CColeman...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor QB Bryce Petty Is Day-To-Day With Back Injury

Bryce Petty didn’t play during the second half of Baylor’s 45-0 beatdown of Southern Methodist on Sunday night due to a back injury. While there was no indication of exactly what was wrong, Petty was visibly wincing and playing through pain en route to throwing for 161 yards, running for 21 yards, and combining for three touchdowns. Today, according to a report by Dennis Dodd...
Via College Spun
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears QB Bryce Petty Foolish For Staying in After Getting Hurt Early?

In a system like the one Art Briles runs with the Baylor Bears there is one person that is very important to the success of the offense--the quarterback. Shocker, right? QBs are always important, but when your system is as pass-heavy as Baylor's is your QB needs to be at his best when he's on the field. If he isn't--well, that's not good.So when Baylor's Heisman...
Via FatManWriting
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor finally gets challenge they needed from Kansas State

Baylor got what it should of expected from Kansas State on Saturday. The Wildcats used their ground game to control the clock and a strong defensive effort limited the Bears to just 109 yards rushing on 37 carries. And it still wasn't enough. For as good as K-State's defense played against arguably the best offense in the country, a few key breakdowns allowed Baylor to do...
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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