BAYLOR BEARS NEWS

Baylor stays unbeaten, holds off Kansas State behind new QB

One of the remaining unbeaten teams in college football was on the field Thursday night with a huge question about their most important position. The Baylor Bears went into action with their new quarterback … true freshman Jarrett Stidham, who now is in charge of getting the Bears a Big XII title and a spot in the college football playoff. No pressure at all, right? Stidham didn’t...
Via Gamedayr
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Four teams bound to fall out of College Football Playoff picture

Debating and even arguing about the first College Football Playoff rankings can be enjoyable to a degree, but teams are bound to fall out of the picture during the final five weeks of the season. While Cinderella stories are great, storybook endings in the Football Bowl Subdivision rarely include a national championship. These programs deserve credit for their accomplishments so...
Via Sportsnaut
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

College GameDay headed to Waco for Baylor/Oklahoma

The Baylor Bears are undefeated and are looking to get into the College Football Playoff final four. They host the Oklahoma Sooners this week and this game is huge if they want to keep their chances alive. Waco will be rocking early Saturday morning when the College GameDay crew rolls into town for their first show featuring two Big 12 teams this season. It is going to be a great...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Briles: Big 12 champ should be in CFB Playoff no matter what

Baylor head coach Art Briles is just plain wrong. Appearing on ESPNU on Monday, he said that an undefeated or one-loss Big 12 team should get into the College Football Playoff, per Brett McMurphy. Baylor’s Art Briles on ESPNU says undefeated or 1-loss Big 12 champ should get in @CFBPlayoff — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 9, 2015   If Baylor or Oklahoma State...
Via Sportsnaut
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Briles evokes Patton on prep; says up to Baylor to reverse tradition

Art Briles heard it a million times last year after Baylor and TCU were excluded from the College Football Playoff, leaving the Big 12 as the lone Power 5 conference left out.Had Baylor or TCU been Oklahoma or Texas -- a brand name -- they said, the Bears or Horned Frogs would have gotten in, no questions asked. Now No. 6 Baylor (8-0, 5-0 Big 12) has a chance to get one step closer...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Briles calls Corey Coleman a ‘bad hombre’

Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles appeared on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt last night, and the conversation turned to Bears star receiver Corey Coleman. When speaking of his player, Briles called Coleman a ‘bad hombre’ and said he was someone “who would rip your heart out and watch it stop beating.” Video of Briles’ segment can be seen below. It’s easy to see why...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor drops hype video for Oklahoma game

The Baylor Bears take on their Big 12 rival Oklahoma Sooners in their #blackOUT game on Saturday, and it is a game that has both conference championship and playoff hopes on the line for both squads. The pressure is on for Baylor, as they are rolling with true freshman Jarrett Stidham at quarterback this weekend once again. Of course, the athletic department dropped a hype video...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears WR Corey Coleman: ‘I hate losing’

Corey Coleman is one of the top players in college football this season and the Baylor Bears are lucky to have him in their offense. Many have come out and said that he is the best player in the game this season which reflects with the Heisman watch rankings that he has been included in for quite some time. Coleman also has a drive to win that is unmatched by any other receiver...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Secondary Market Prices For Baylor-OU Skyrocketing Prior to Saturday’s Matchup in Waco

If there’s one shot Oklahoma gets to prove its worth this season, it will come Saturday against Baylor. Recent history has proved otherwise, but the Sooners are every bit a contender as the Bears are in the Big 12 this season. Both schools rank among the Top 25 on the initial College Football Playoff ranking and, alongside Oklahoma State, sit atop the Big 12. Baylor pummeled OU...
Via College Spun
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Here Are The Best Signs From ESPN’s College GameDay At Baylor vs. Oklahoma

Things always get a little interesting when ESPN’s College GameDay swings through Tuscaloosa, as Alabama fans again proved last weekend. But this time around, the crew is setting up shop in Waco, Texas, for Baylor’s Big 12 showdown with Oklahoma, Bears fans were determined to prove themselves, and they did not disappoint.  As usual, some of these signs are not safe for work...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: 400+ Pound Baylor TE LaQuan McGowan With The Touchdown Reception

The Baylor Bears are in a dog fight Saturday night with Oklahoma and will need to have someone step up and make a big play or two if they are going to be able to pull out the win and keep their national title hopes alive. They got one from the largest player on the field--400+ pound tight end LaQuan McGowan.Does anyone else really want to see him catch one around midfield so we can...
Via FatManWriting
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Herbstreit calls out Baylor defender for 'bush league' flop

We’ve got some flopping going on in Baylor-Oklahoma.  Midway through the fourth quarter, Bears’ safety Terrell Burt went down with an apparent leg injury. Was he really hurt, though? He was told to flop to the ground by a teammate to stop the Sooners’ offense from calling a play. Here’s what happened.  YO, BE HURT ALREADY pic.twitter.com/GIVZXRc7py — Will Brinson...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston trolls Baylor with undefeated team tweet

There are just five undefeated teams left in college football, and only one of them resides in Texas. Houston, behind an incredible fourth quarter comeback against Memphis that featured three touchdowns in the game’s final 13 minutes, is now 10-0 on the season. Baylor, after falling to Oklahoma 44-34, is now 8-1. The Cougars decided to have a bit of fun at the Bears’ expense...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit Apologizes For Questioning Health Of Injured Baylor Player

During the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Baylor Bears, one member of the Bears’ defense fell to the ground with an injury after being told to do so by teammates and coaches. At the time, many viewers thought he was faking an injury. So did the game’s analyst, ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit … who vocalized his displeasure with the move: ...
Via Gamedayr
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Terrell Burt, After Being Accused Of Flop: “I Will Never Ever Fake An Injury”

Midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Big 12 showdown between Baylor and Oklahoma, Bears safety Terrell Burt went down with what Kirk Herbstreit, on air, called a “bush league” flop. As it turns out, Burt’s injury was legit, and Herbstreit later apologized for his comments on Twitter. Today, Burt took to the platform, and made sure to let everyone know that he...
Via College Spun
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Voter Admits To Not Having Baylor In Top 25 Following Loss

On Saturday, the Baylor Bears saw their chances of making the college football playoff take a serious hit when they were beaten at home by Big XII foe Oklahoma. In the polls that were released the following day, the Bears dropped down to No. 10 in both the coaches poll and the AP poll. That spot may have been higher, except for the fact that one writer didn’t even have Baylor ranked...
Via Gamedayr
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon basketball: Takeaways from the win over Baylor

With news of a fresh Associated Press Top-25 being released Monday afternoon, Oregon basketball found themselves at the #25 spot.  With the ranking we had our first top-25 matchup of the young season as the #20th ranked Baylor Bears traveled to Eugene. Behind the largest ever attendance by the Oregon student section for a non-conference game, the Ducks got off to a hot start....
Via isportsweb.com
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

No time for Bears to sulk with history, if not playoff, on the line

In a world where one failure can ruin everything you've set out to attain, rebounding can be a tough deal.That's the situation the Baylor Bears find themselves in this week. Ever since finishing No. 5 in last year's College Football Playoff rankings -- one spot removed from the coveted top four -- the Bears' only goal has been to get there this season. After last week's home loss...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor looks to cause playoff stir in Stillwater

The last time the Baylor Bears won in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the fifth Heisman Trophy award was given to Nile Kinnick, a halfback from Iowa. That same year, No. 1 TCU beat No. 6 Carnegie Tech 15-7 in the fifth Sugar Bowl and the University of Oregon beat Ohio State 46-33 in the very first NCAA men’s basketball championship. Seventy-six years and 11 meetings on Oklahoma State soil...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor to wear ‘Kneeling Cowboy’ decals vs Oklahoma State

Just over a month ago, tragedy struck Stillwater, Oklahoma as a drunk driver ran into a crowd of people at the homecoming parade. Since then, teams around the country have rallied around the city to help them push through the horrific event. The Baylor Bears play the Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday and they will be wearing a special helmet decal, much like other teams have...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor OC Kendal Briles applies for North Texas job

Five games into the 2015 college football season, the North Texas Mean Green parted ways with head coach Dan McCarney. Since then, there have been plenty of candidates linked to and interested in the job. One of those in consideration has been Baylor Bears offensive coordinator Kendal Briles, the son of head coach Art Briles. Now, Briles has basically confirmed he is interested...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Here is how Baylor, Oklahoma and Oklahoma St can win Big 12

With just a few weeks remaining until the College Football Playoff field is decided, the Big 12 is still up in the air. Oklahoma is the favorite to win the conference and make the four team field, but there are still scenarios in which Baylor and Oklahoma State can capture the conference crown.  Three games—Oklahoma-Oklahoma State, Baylor-TCU, and Baylor-Texas—will decide the...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Who has the edge: comparing current College Football Playoff outsiders

Right now in College Football, only six teams know that if they win out, they will be in the College Football Playoff come January. Those six teams are Clemson, Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Michigan State and Oklahoma. Alabama and Florida would meet in the SEC Championship and Iowa and Michigan State would meet in the Big Ten Championship, so only four of these six teams can actually...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham Out For Season With Broken Ankle

Baylor freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham will miss the remainder of the season with a broken ankle, according to a report from Baylor beat writer Shehan Jeyarajah. Stidham missed the second half of Saturday’s win over Oklahoma State after being injured,  Just confirmed: #Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham is out for the season with a broken bone in his ankle. — Shehan Jeyarajah...
Via College Spun
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor's Jarrett Stidham out for regular season

The hits keep coming for the quarterback position at Baylor. Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reported Jarrett Stidham, who took over for an injured Seth Russell, is out for the rest of the regular season. #Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham is out for rest of the regular season, source tells @FoxSports. — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) November 25, 2015   Stidham started three games...
Via Sportsnaut
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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