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Baylor coach Briles has confidence new QB

DALLAS -- When Baylor showed up at Big 12 media days last year quarterback Bryce Petty had cameras following him everywhere as one of the early favorites for the Heisman Trophy. Petty's replacement Seth Russell wasn't part of the caravan Tuesday but head coach Art Briles has plenty of confidence in the junior from Garland, even if he isn't quite sure what to expect yet. "I felt like...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No Shock: Baylor's running backs earn ranking as best in Texas in '15

Best in Texas.The Baylor Bears will tell you the title comes as little Shock.It's the distinction the Dallas Morning News has given to Baylor's running backs in its position-by-position rankings in the state of Texas. The Bears' attack, which produced more than 2,100 yards and 30 touchdowns last season for an offense known for its dynamic passing game, is led by returning 1,000-yard...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stakes won't affect QB Russell as he takes over as Baylor's starter

If Seth Russell concentrated too hard on the accomplishments of the quarterbacks that came before him at Baylor, he might think he was doomed for failure.How could anyone compete with the numbers posted and triumphs accumulated by Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, Baylor single-season passing record-holder Nick Florence and two-time Big 12 champ Bryce Petty?However, the athletic...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears are built for success in the trenches

Even the most casual football fan knows that everything starts in the trenches. If the offensive line can't block, forget it. If the defensive line gets flattened, see you next year.The Baylor Bears recently wrapped up their spring practices and while they will break in new quarterback Seth Russell, they at least know they'll have his back. Literally.The offensive line is loaded...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Jay Lee Praises QB Seth Russell, Would Take Him Over Shawn Oakman In Pick-Up Basketball

While nothing is set in stone, it appears that rising junior Seth Russell will be tasked with replacing Bryce Petty at quarterback for the Baylor Bears. Are his teammates worried about his ability to lead the team through a full season? Not particularly. Russell and other Baylor players are very confident in his ability to take the reins from the prolific Petty. “It’s a huge...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football 2015: Who Will Be The Best In The Big 12?

The Big 12 has seen it's two smaller private schools rise above the rest.  It wasn't long ago that the likes of Oklahoma and Texas were always the favorites to win the Big 12.  Those two former powerhouses still have some work in front of them to catch TCU and Baylor.Baylor finished 2014 with a record of 11-2.  The Bears return 18 starters from last year.  Both sides of the ball...
Via Football Nation
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor keeps rolling behind Russell

Baylor didn't need quarterback Bryce Petty to put up points on Saturday. Petty sat out a win over Northwestern State with a pair of small broken bones in his back. So the Bears started backup Seth Russell, who threw for 438 yards and five touchdowns in a 70-6 thrashing of the overmatched FCS Demons. Only Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt (456 yards) threw for more than Russell, who has...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Baylor overwhelms FCS team NSU

WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor backup quarterback Seth Russell had a simple plan when throwing toward speedy freshman standout KD Cannon. "He just knows how to get open," Russell said. "I just threw it up and he went and got it." Russell threw for 438 yards and five touchdowns while playing only the first half, three of those scores to Cannon in the first quarter, as the 10th-ranked Bears...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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