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Baylor’s New McLane Stadium Is Amazing, Has A Ridiculous Recruit Lounge

It looks like the Baylor Bears put the $260 million for a new stadium to good use. The new McLane Stadium is simply phenomenal and is complete with a ridiculous recruit lounge that allows you to see the field from it. Here’s the hallway recruits walk in: The new recruiting lounge: The view from the […] The post Baylor’s New McLane Stadium Is Amazing, Has A Ridiculous Recruit...
Via Diehardsport
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty's unlikely journey to becoming Baylor's star

Neither one has the number quite right, but the point is the same. “He waited so long to play,” Baylor offensive tackle Spencer Drango says of quarterback Bryce Petty. “Seventeen hundred and 56 days.” Says Petty of his return for a second season as the Bears' starter: “I didn’t wait 1,786 days to play one-and-done.” Actually, Petty went 1,758 days between his final...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Bryce Petty Should Be a Heisman Trophy Candidate

Bryce Petty of the Baylor Bears may be the best quarterback in all of college football, but he doesn’t garner enough national attention. Despite his play on the field and video game like stats Petty is rarely brought up in comparison to Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Petty helped the Bears to an 11-2 record under his first season as a starter. In his first season Petty was...
Via The Front Office News
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the 2014 Baylor Bears.
Via Gamedayr
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 59 – King McClure

59. King MCCLURE Height: 6’-3” Weight: 205 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-5” High School (State): Triple AAA Academy (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Texas Titans (Nike) Commitment: Baylor Bears Breakdown: McClure picked Baylor over Kansas, SMU, Baylor and Arkansas when he announced at the end of April, 2014. McClure has been a standout in the Dallas-area for his ...
Via Hoopniks
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Art Briles, Bryce Petty Discuss Baylor’s New Stadium, Call It “The Best Stadium In The United States”

Baylor football recently completed construction of its new $250 million football field, McLane Stadium. Ever since it was opened to the team and coaches for the first time on Aug. 16, the stadium has received nothing but rave reviews. Earlier today, Baylor athletics released a video of Bears’ head coach Art Briles and quarterback Bryce Petty discussing the new facility, and the...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears vs. SMU Mustangs Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Baylor Bears' game against the SMU Mustangs.
Via Gamedayr
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sailgating At McLane Stadium Is Baylor’s Best Tradition

Fans of the Baylor Bears have a new tradition to go with their new stadium. Sailgating is a thing of beauty.
Via Gamedayr
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Bears RB Shock Linwood Plunges Ahead for First Touchdown in McLane Stadium

Baylor wanted to make a splash when it opened up its new $266 million stadium. How better to do that than to be the one football game on Sunday night that the whole country can watch? Of course it didn't hurt that they have a Heisman candidate at quarterbacks leading the most prolific offense in the nation. Wouldn't you know it, but in spite of their passing prowess Baylor...
Via FatManWriting
August 31, 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

Brick Wall In Baylor’s New Stadium Is Actually Just A Big Tarp (Photos)

Baylor University unveiled its brand-new football stadium this weekend, and we’re not gonna lie, it’s pretty sweet. The 45,150-seat McLane Stadium is situated right next to the Brazos River in Waco, Texas, and cost roughly $266 million to build. Not included in that budget, apparently, were actual bricks for the walls on the sidelines. Yet the powers that be apparently wanted...
Via NESN.com
September 01, 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 QB Petty plans to play with cracked bones

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday's night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back. Petty said he felt ''great'' Tuesday, a day after an MRI revealed the issue. The reigning Big 12 offensive player of the year took a shot to the back on his first series of the season in...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor WR Levi Norwood To Undergo Surgery On Wrist, Out At Least 3 Weeks

The hits keep coming for the Baylor football team.  The Bears, who started the season with a victory against Southern Methodist, are dealing with a back injury to its starting quarterback, Bryce Petty, and now will be without one of their leading wide receivers in Levi Norwood. The Baylor senior wideout injured his wrist against SMU and injury requires surgery. He’ll be out at...
Via College Spun
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Baylor offense early look at young talent

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was in pain every time he threw a pass while playing only the first half of the season opener. Top receiver Antwan Goodley was bothered early by a thigh issue and failed to catch a pass for the first time in 18 games. No wonder coach Art Briles described his offense as ''hit and miss.'' While the 10th-ranked Bears (1-0) were out of sync...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Banged-up Baylor: WR Norwood out 3 weeks due to wrist surgery

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was in pain every time he threw a pass while playing only the first half of the season opener. Top receiver Antwan Goodley was bothered early by a thigh issue and failed to catch a pass for the first time in 18 games. No wonder coach Art Briles described his offense as "hit and miss." While the 10th-ranked Bears (1-0) were out of sync based...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears vs. Northwestern State Demons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Baylor Bears and Northwestern State Demons will square off against each other on Saturday. For No. 10 Baylor this offers a chance to go 2-0. For Northwestern State we can only assume it is a cash grab. Coverage of the contest between Baylor and Northwestern State is not listed for television yet. The kickoff is set for 7:30 pm ET at McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. The Odds: Seriously...
Via Tireball.com
September 06, 2014  |  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

Bears Expected To Sign S Ahmad Dixon Off Vikings’ Practice Squad

  Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears are expected to add some safety help in the form of S Ahmad Dixon, who is on the Vikings’ practice squad. Dixon, 23, was taken in the seventh round of this year’s NFL draft by the Cowboys. However, he was unable to make the team out of training camp and was among their final roster cuts. The Vikings later added him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Worked Out Former Redskins RB Lache Seastrunk

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Packers brought in former Redskins RB Lache Seastrunk on Monday. Seastrunk was among the Redskins’ final roster cuts last a little over a week ago as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players. Many felt as though Washington could sign him to their practice squad, but this is the first reported interest since he was placed on waivers....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Bryce Petty could return for Baylor after back injury

  Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is feeling better and could play this week for the eighth-ranked Bears. Coach Art Briles said Monday that Petty was sore, but not in pain, after being able to run and do some other things. Petty missed the Bears' 70-6 victory Saturday night over FCS team Northwestern State because of two cracked small bones in his back. Briles says he thinks...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty to play Friday vs. Buffalo

WACO, Texas -- Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty will return to the lineup when the eighth-ranked Bears play at Buffalo on Friday night. Coach Art Briles says Petty should be able to go after missing Baylor's last game with two cracked small bones in his back. Petty was hurt on the first series of the season opener, and didn't dress out for Saturday night's 70-6 victory...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Briles sees players, not backups, for No. 8 Baylor

Baylor coach Art Briles prefers to avoid certain labels for players not necessarily considered first-teamers in the eighth-ranked Bears' fast-paced, big-play offense. ''We really don't like to view our guys as backups. They're just all players,'' Briles said. ''We've got a bunch of players. You can only play so many at certain times. They all...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Baylor vs. Buffalo Scouting Preview

Thankfully for the reigning Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears, the injuries sustained week one against SMU won’t hamper their college football playoff hopes. Bryce Petty returns this week, while their receiving corps should return to full health for conference play. That being said, Buffalo should come into this game embarrassed about how things went down a year ago. After scoring the...
Via Optimum Scouting
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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