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Baylor Trashes Oklahoma, Vaults in to College Football Playoff Discussion

Thanks to its 48-14 thrashing of Oklahoma, it’s time to put Baylor back in the national championship conversation. Make no mistake about it: the Bears beat a very good Sooner team. Sure, OU has two losses, but both of those came against teams currently ranked in the top 10. More importantly, the Sooners could have easily earned a “W” in both of those contests if they had come...
Via Bloguin Best
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Trashes Oklahoma, Vaults into College Football Playoff Discussion

Thanks to its 48-14 thrashing of Oklahoma, it’s time to put Baylor back in the national championship conversation. Make no mistake about it: the Bears beat a very good Sooner team. Sure, OU has two losses, but both of those came against teams currently ranked in the top 10. More importantly, the Sooners could have easily earned a “W” in both of those contests if they had come...
Via The Student Section
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
Via The Student Section
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
Via Bloguin Best
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor DE Shawn Oakman Is Upset That TCU Is Ranked Above The Bears, Says The Horned Frogs Know Baylor Should Be Higher

There is a bit of controversy in the Big 12 regarding the most recent College Football Playoff rankings. Both Baylor and TCU are 8-1 on the year, and even though the Bears beat the Horned Frogs earlier this season, TCU was ranked No. 4 while Baylor was ranked No. 7 on Tuesday night. For Bears DE Shawn Oakman, this is an issue. According to Oakman, he is bothered by the committee’s...
Via College Spun
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Drops #EveryoneInBlack Hype Video Ahead Of OSU Game

Currently ranked No. 7 by the College Football Playoff committee, the Baylor Bears are facing an uphill battle when it comes to playing for a national championship this year. Luckily, they do still have three contests left – against Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and No. 12 Kansas State. For this Saturday’s game against the Cowboys, they’re going all out. Baylor has declared the...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey & Kyle Fuller’s Parents Create Intense Combo Jerseys for Lions-Bears Game

Families that boast multiple professional or college athletes and coaches are oftentimes presented with the unfortunate debacles of inter-family match ups. This is the case for the Bears-Lions game. Corey (Lions) and Kyle (Bears) Fuller will meet on the field as opponents when Detroit hosts Chicago on Thanksgiving. Unsure of which parent would wear which Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor reaches Vegas title game as Memphis goes cold

LAS VEGAS -- The Baylor Bears' No. 6 ranked defense in the country was on full display in the second half against Memphis. Baylor held the Tigers to 19 percent (4 of 21) from the field in the half and went on to a 71-47 victory Thursday night at the Orleans Arena and advanced to the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night. Baylor will face Illinois (5-0) and...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Baylor’s Shawn Oakman Appeared To Knee TTU’s Patrick Mahomes In The Face After A Play

Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman is one of the nation’s most talented defensive linemen. The 6-foot-9, 280-pound pass rusher had 41 tackles and eight sacks heading into today’s game against Texas Tech, and may very well be an All-American candidate. None of that excuses what looks like a very nasty move on a defenseless quarterback after a play. After taking down Texas Tech...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor's Shawn Oakman Destroys Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahones was trying his best to avoid the Baylor pass rush when he did something that he really shouldn't have done. He stopped to avoid one player and turned back towards the guys he was running from. Well--you can only imagine how that ended for Mahones.Wait--you don't have to imagine.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty suffers 'mild concussion' vs. Texas Tech

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty exited the Bears' game against Texas Tech early with a "mild concussion," Baylor announced.  Petty took a helmet-to-helmet hit to the chin in the third quarter and his head slammed against the turf. He was slow to get up and after being tended to by Baylor athletic trainers, he left the field under his own power. He later went back in to the locker...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 7 Baylor pulls out close win vs. Texas Tech despite Petty's injury

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Bryce Petty threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns before getting knocked out of the game with a concussion and playoff hopeful Baylor held on for a 48-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday. Shock Linwood ran for 158 yards and two touchdowns for the seventh-ranked Bears (10-1, 7-1 Big 12), who are guaranteed at least a share of their second consecutive conference...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Briles hopeful Petty can play Saturday

It looks like the Baylor Bears will have the services of quarterback Bryce Petty when it wraps up Big 12 play Saturday against Kansas State. Petty was knocked out of last weekend's 48-46 win Texas Tech with a mild concussion in the third quarter. Petty, who said he will play against Kansas State, has progressed through the school's concussion protocol and head coach Art Briles is...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Hires PR Firm To Help Lobby For A Playoff Spot

The Baylor Bears want the opportunity to play for a championship, and they’re pulling out all the stops. According to Jake Trotter, Baylor has hired a PR firm to help lobby for a playoff spot, and boost the programs profile. With Oregon, Alabama, and Florida State in likely win and get in scenarios, Baylor needs all the help they can get. Baylor has hired a PR firm (Kevin Sullivan...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Have a Very Important Friend in the State of Texas

The Baylor Bears are on the outside looking in when it comes to the inaugural college football playoffs. Many think they should be in since they defeated No. 3 TCU, but it seems that the penalty-filled loss to West Virginia may be costing Art Briles a shot at the title.Not everyone sees it that way though. In fact there is one very important 'friend' that thinks the Bears should...
Via FatManWriting
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Briles: It's un-American to keep TCU ahead of Baylor

Attention, College Football Playoff selection committee: if you leave Baylor out of the playoff and keep TCU in, you’re basically un-American.  That’s what Bears’ coach Art Briles thinks, anyway.  The 59-year-old coach appeared on ESPN’s Mike & Mike program Thursday morning, during which he touched on a number of topics, including the health of his quarterback,...
Via College Spun
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Steals Kyle Fuller’s Lunch Money with Vicious Stiff Arm

Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller has the very unenviable task of containing, or attempting to, Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant in back-to-back weeks. During the first drive in Thursday’s ballgame, Fuller learned just how nasty that Dez stiff arm is. Watch as Bryant completely demolishes Fuller with a vicious stiff arm: [Twitter: @_MarcusD_] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty (concussion) improving, but Saturday status undecided

WACO, Texas -- Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is making progress in his recovery from a concussion. Petty was a full participant in practice Thursday, but Baylor officials said he is still progressing through the concussion protocol. His status for Saturday night's game is still undetermined. The fifth-ranked Bears play ninth-ranked Kansas State, with the winner guaranteed at least...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty Posts Heartfelt Note To Baylor Fans Ahead Of Final Game

Saturday night, Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty, who has started the past two seasons for the Bears, will be playing his final home game. Petty, who has rewritten many of the record books in his time on campus, will be looking to lead his team to a share of its second straight Big 12 title. He’ll have to figure out a stout Kansas State defense to make it happen. Saturday afternoon...
Via College Spun
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9 Wildcats drop season finale 38-27 to Baylor

WACO, Texas -- Bryce Petty threw for 412 yards, Johnny Jefferson had two touchdown runs and fifth-ranked Baylor claimed a share of its second consecutive Big 12 title with a 38-27 win over ninth-ranked Kansas State on Saturday night. The Bears (11-1, 8-1 Big 12, No. 6 CFP) now have to wait and see if they will get a chance to be in the four-team playoff. TCU, which also grabbed a...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget The Playoff For A Moment: Baylor Is The Big 12 Champion… If History is Any Measure

The Baylor Bears defeated the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday night in Waco, Texas, to finish with an 8-1 Big 12 record, atop the conference standings alongside the TCU Horned Frogs. You might have heard this at some point in the past week: Baylor beat TCU head-to-head. The score was 61-58. Just wanted to make sure you knew, because really, there was a dearth of information circulating...
Via The Student Section
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget The Playoff For A Moment: Baylor Is The Big 12 Champion… If History is Any Measure

The Baylor Bears defeated the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday night in Waco, Texas, to finish with an 8-1 Big 12 record, atop the conference standings alongside the TCU Horned Frogs. You might have heard this at some point in the past week: Baylor beat TCU head-to-head. The score was 61-58. Just wanted to make sure you knew, because really, there was a dearth of information circulating...
Via Bloguin Best
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty Has Perfect Response to College Football Playoff Question

Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty had a heck of a day for the last game he will ever play in front of the home crowd in Waco: 34-40, 412 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception along with another touchdown on the ground. After beating the No. 9 Kansas State Wildcats 38-27 his Bears had secured a share of the Big 12 Conference Championship and made a pretty good statement for the...
Via FatManWriting
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Petty leads No. 6 Baylor past Kansas State, to share of Big 12 title

WACO, Texas -- Baylor coach Art Briles accepted another Big 12 championship trophy and stated his case that the fifth-ranked Bears should be considered the league's "One True Champion." Now the Bears have to wait and see on what seems like a long shot for a spot in the College Football Playoff. After Baylor grabbed a share of its second conference title in a row with a 38-27 victory...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty Tweets That He Is Proud Of His Team Even Though It Missed The Playoff

Despite going 11-1 and being named the Big 12 co-champions, Baylor will not play in the inaugural College Football Playoff. The Bears were the first team to miss out, as they were ranked No. 5 in the most recent rankings. Baylor QB Bryce Petty sent out a tweet after learning about his team’s fate. The squad’s senior signal caller said that no matter what, he is proud of his team...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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