Baylor players heartbroken by Pepper Hamilton report

DALLAS (AP) Baylor quarterback Seth Russell was on a mission trip in Brazil with other athletes from the private Baptist school when he got the text message from Art Briles saying he was no longer their football coach. Russell on Tuesday described it as a ''punch in the gut'' hearing what came out in the wake of Briles' departure after winning two Big 12 titles at the school. An...
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Jarrett Stidham Made The Right Choice to Transfer

Jarrett Stidham made the right choice by transferring from Baylor. Make no mistake about it: this article is not an indictment of the program or head coach Jim Grobe. As I wrote in our 2016 Baylor preview, I think the team is going to have a strong season. I also opined that Grobe is a home-run hire and that he’s the perfect candidate to lead the program through this difficult...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 41 Baylor Bears

Baylor Bears 2015 Record: 10-3 overall, 5-3 in the Big 12 (beat North Carolina 49-38 in the Russell Athletic Bowl 1 Burning Question: What will Baylor’s Team Look Like Under Jim Grobe? After the dismissal of Art Briles, the biggest question for Baylor fans was, “what can we expect from the Bears under Jim Grobe?” Make no mistake about it: Grobe is a home-run hire for Baylor...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Seth Russell Announces That He Has Been Medically Cleared After Neck Injury

Baylor quarterback Seth Russell, who suffered a season-ending neck injury last October, took to Instagram Thursday afternoon to announce that he has been fully cleared to play and that his neck has healed perfectly.  With all the off-field distractions in Waco, the Bears will be happy to have their starter healthy and ready to go go for opening weekend.  When you get the...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Russell's Instagram post about program on return from mission trip

On Thursday, Baylor announced the firing of Art Briles, following a long investigation into the football staff’s handling of various sexual assault allegations against players in recent years. The decision came while starting quarterback Seth Russell and 33 of his teammates spent two weeks in Brazil on a mission trip. Upon his return home, Russell shared his thoughts about the...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2016  |  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-octane...
Via The Student Section
November 04, 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, and it is an injury that will cost him the rest of his season. On Monday, Baylor announced that Russell will undergo season-ending surgery. #Baylor QB Seth Russell needs surgery and six months to recover — Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) October 26...
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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