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Baylor winning games on field, and winning over top recruits

Baylor has become a consistent winner on the field, with 50 victories the past five seasons along with the Bears' first two Big 12 championships. That is translating into more and more wins in recruiting. Coach Art Briles signed 22 players Wednesday to national letters of intent, including exceptional wide receivers Tren'Davian Dickson and Devin Duvernay for a big-play offense...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Seth Russell cleared to return to action

Baylor quarterback Seth Russell has been cleared to return to the field after breaking a bone in his neck during the 2015 season. Russell announced the good news on his Instagram. To God be the glory! Prayers have been answered. Thanks to Doctor Emory, Doctor Russell and the entire West Virginia spine center for keeping my dream alive! Had one of my last check ups today and...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Johnson to start for Baylor in bowl

No high-profile college football team battled through more injuries than Baylor, but head coach Art Briles won’t need to prepare a fourth-string receiver to start at quarterback in the bowl game. According to Matt Murschel of the Orlando Sentinel, Briles confirmed backup quarterback Jarrett Stidham is likely out for the Russell Athletic Bowl vs. North Carolina. However, the...
Via Sportsnaut
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Predicting the second College Football Playoff rankings

The craziest Saturday of the college football season was this past one. Three top 10 teams fell – No. 2 LSU to No. 4 Alabama, No. 7 Michigan State to Nebraska, No. 8 TCU to No. 14 Oklahoma State. The AP Poll and the Coaches Poll both featured a number of changes – will the College Football Playoff rankings?  Definitely. The rankings, which were released for the first time...
Via College Spun
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s problems go beyond Its freshman QB

The undefeated Baylor Bears, ranked No. 2 in both major polls, are dealing with a huge problem as they vie for a bid to the College Football Playoff. It’s not the one you’re thinking of. With junior quarterback Seth Russell now shelved for the rest of the season, the focus around Waco has turned to the ability of talented freshman Jarrett Stidham to keep Art Briles’ high...
Via The Student Section
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

CFB committee did not factor Russell's injury into Baylor's ranking

When the College Football Playoff Committee debuted its rankings tonight, undefeated Baylor checked in at No. 6. Many fans and media members criticized the Bears’ out-of-conference schedule or speculated that quarterback Seth Russell’s season-ending neck injury would cause the team to drop in the rankings. However, CFP Committee Chairman Jeff Long said Russell’s health did...
Via College Spun
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Seth Russell does 'Bear Claw' hand signal from hospital bed

Baylor quarterback Seth Russell had neck surgery on Friday. The surgery was successful.  Russell, who’d led the Bears to a No. 2 national ranking, will miss the rest of the 2015 season but he’s expected to make a full recovery.  He was apparently in high spirits after the surgery, too.    Prayers were couldn’t have gone any better! God is always...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Seth Russell out for season with neck injury

Baylor quarterback Seth Russell suffered a fractured neck in Saturday’s game against Iowa State, an injury that will cost him the rest of his season. Baylor announced season ending surgery for the prolific passer this afternoon.  #Baylor QB Seth Russell needs surgery and six months to recover — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) October 26, 2015...
Via College Spun
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Seth Russell has a fractured bone in his neck

Baylor has started the season 6-0 and is currently the No. 2 team in the country behind one of college football most potent offenses. However, they will be without the most important component of that unit for the foreseeable future. During the fourth quarter, Seth Russell scrambled in an attempt to gain a first down. He did not get the first down, but did pick up an injury on the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor quarterback suffers neck injury in Saturday’s win

If there was one bad thing to come out of Saturday’s blowout win by the Baylor Bears over the Iowa State Cyclones, it’s that they may be without their starting quarterback for an unknown period of time. During the third quarter of Saturday’s win, Seth Russell injured himself when running for a four-yard gain in the fourth quarter. Reports following the game say that he will...
Via Gamedayr
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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