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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

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

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

TCU, Baylor Players Were Not Happy After College Football Playoff Snubs

College football’s new four-team playoff system was supposed to eliminate the controversy surrounding who deserved to be the best team in the nation. Try telling that to TCU and Baylor. The two Big 12 schools felt the wrath of the selection committee Sunday, as both found themselves outside the Top Four in the commitee’s final rankings. The Bears...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans, Baylor Bears Can Make Statements In Intriguing Cotton Bowl Match-Up

Michigan State and Baylor will face off in the Cotton Bowl on January 1, 2015 at Cowboys Stadium, pictured here. (Dan Huntley, Flickr) If there were two teams that needed each other more this bowl season than the Michigan State Spartans and Baylor Bears, it certainly isn’t obvious who they are. Most of the 2014 year, the Bears, despite maintaining one of college football’s best...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty On Instagram: “Might Have To Split The Trophy, But Can’t Ever Split This Feeling

Despite the Big 12 launching a “One True Champion” marketing campaign, two teams wound up being crowned conference winners in 2014. Baylor, which posted an 8-1 league record, was forced to split the title with TCU, a team it beat. The decision upset many in Waco, who believed that the conference should have been boasting Baylor as its true champion. Wednesday night, Bears quarterback...
Via College Spun
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin is now a player in 2K15

2K is a great company and now one that people will really connect with as they’ve done something incredibly awesome. They’ve made former Baylor standout Isaiah Austin a playable character in their newest game — 2K15. As announced by @kingjames, 2K is proud to have Isaiah Austin join #NBA2K15 in free agency pool & as first MyTEAM Emerald card A video posted by ...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin is now a player in 2K15

2K is a great company and now one that people will really connect with as they’ve done something incredibly awesome. They’ve made former Baylor standout Isaiah Austin a playable character in their newest game — 2K15. As announced by @kingjames, 2K is proud to have Isaiah Austin join #NBA2K15 in free agency pool & as first MyTEAM Emerald card A video posted by ...
Via Bloguin Best
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty On Last Season’s Fiesta Bowl Loss: “I Don’t Want That Feeling Ever Again”

Don’t expect Baylor to take things lightly in this year’s Cotton Bowl against Michigan State. Even though the Bears are likely disappointed about narrowly missing this season’s College Football Playoff, they remember what it felt like to lose last year’s Fiesta Bowl to a Blake Bortles-led UCF team. Quarterback Bryce Petty says that last year’s loss still stings. Bryce...
Via College Spun
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Preview: Michigan State Vs. Baylor

Next up in our bowl preview series is the Cotton Bowl. This game features two teams who both qualified for BCS games a year ago. One team has one of the most explosive offenses in the nation, while the other touts one of the more dominant defenses. Let’s see how our writers have this game playing out. Princess Sparkle — Baylor is pissed, really pissed.  They did what they...
Via Know It All Football
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor smarting from College Football Playoff snub

Baylor's played nice for the past three weeks since it happened. The Bears have talked a lot about themselves and Michigan State and not much about the biggest story in the Big 12 this season.  It's only natural that at some point, the Bears' disdain for their playoff snub would seep out from underneath trite platitudes repeated at bowl sites everywhere.  "I guess the TCU game...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor DE Oakman, potential No. 1 pick, says he will return to school

  Shawn Oakman has been a dominant defender for Baylor, an All-Big 12 defensive end who needs only one more sack to set the single-season school record. Some projections have the 6-foot-9, 280-pound junior as a high NFL draft pick next spring if he decides to come out early. Oakman said Monday that he's not done at Baylor, and is planning to return for his senior season. "You're...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor's Spencer Drango gets 'Kissbombed' by teammate Shawn Oakman (VIDEO)

Media interviews are occasionally interrupted by a kiss on the cheek — at least from your mom, girlfriend or wife — and are not so uncommon. But how does a player react when that peck on your face comes from a teammate? We found out when Baylor's Spencer Drango was left a little stunned after the Bears' Shawn Oakman kissbombed his pre-Cotton Bowl media session with a fleeting...
Via The Other Paper
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: How Does Baylor DE Shawn Oakman See Through That Facemask?

The 6'9, 280 pound defensive end has been an absolute beast for the Baylor Bears, but I can't help but wonder how in the world he sees through that facemask. It's like he's wearing a knight's helmet and he's getting ready to joust or something!@BUFootball/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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