Top pick Fuller impresses on day one of Bears camp

Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller, the team’s number one draft choice this spring, made an immediate impact during Friday’s opening day of Bears training camp. Fuller intercepted two passes thrown by Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen, while showcasing the instincts and ball-hawking abilities he displayed at Virginia Tech. “Once they’re down the field like that, I’m keying (on) the hips [...]
Via Bears Claws
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Female Spotlight: Lindsay Cash on her way up

Dallas, TX- Lindsay Cash isn’t just a pretty face in the Dallas Cowboys organization, Cash is a true sports guru. She is native from Oklahoma but graduated High School in Dallas and spent her college days at Baylor covering RGIII and the Baylor Bears Football program. Cash was also chosen as Baylor’s first ESPNU reporter throughout her time in Waco and graduated with honors in...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bears cornerbacks are deep and we aren’t talking coverage

The Bears will hit camp tomorrow and their first practice is Friday. The rookies are already there including first-round pick Kyle Fuller. He’s a big reason why cornerback is one of the deepest positions on this roster. Veteran Charles Tillman returns for his 12th season with the Bears. He battled injuries all of last year and played in only eight games but when healthy, Tillman...
Via cover32 - Bears
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin has job with NBA waiting once he earns degree

The NBA Draft is a time guys who have been dribbling a basketball for as long as they can remember realize the dream of hearing their name called by the commissioner as being selected by a team. In the weeks leading up to the draft, it appeared Baylor’s Isaiah Austin would be among those set […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Offers Isaiah Austin A Job After Graduation

After being diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, Baylor star Isaiah Austin, dream of becoming a professional NBA player was suddenly out of his grasp.  When the NBA found out the news of Austin, NBA commissioner Adam Silver did something very admirable, he drafted Austin and helped him live at least part of his dream; but it doesn’t end there. While Austin may not be able to play on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin's NBA Job Offer -- Work Lined Up ... AFTER He Finishes His Degree

Isaiah Austin -- the projected 1st rounder who's dream to play in the NBA was dashed when he was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome -- tells TMZ Sports he's got an NBA job lined up ... just as soon as he gets his college degree. The 20-year-old former college superstar was in D.C. yesterday and told us he's even more motivated to go back to Baylor University in August to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty poised for another monster season

DALLAS -- The numbers were good enough for Baylor's Bryce Petty last season that head coach Art Briles thought his quarterback deserved a trip to the Heisman Trophy ceremony last December. It didn't happen though as Petty's rise from an unknown commodity to one of the top QBs in the country for one of the top teams didn't merit a trip to New York. That won't be...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty headlines All-Big 12 preseason awards

Baylor's Bryce Petty headlined the All-Big 12 team and preseason awards released on Wednesday. Petty won preseason Offensive Player of the Year after capturing the postseason honors at the end of the 2013 season. TCU defensive end Devonte Fields earned Defensive Player of the Year honors, despite a suspension and injury keeping him off the field for all but two games in 2013...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor O-lineman arrested on aggravated assault charge

The latest incident to trigger a resetting of the “Days Without An Arrest” ticker is a rather serious one. According to the Waco Tribune, Baylor offensive lineman Jacob Kyle was one of three men arrested and charged following an incident this past May at a place in Waco called BSR Cable Park. As for Kyle, the 19-year-old lineman was charged with aggravated assault causing serious...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Invites Isaiah Austin To The ESPY Awards

Ever since his basketball career was cut short by Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder of human connective tissue, different organizations have honored former Baylor center Isaiah Austin. He was “drafted” by the NBA at the 2014 Draft, where Austin was a projected second round pick, and now ESPN has decided to invite Austin to the ESPY Awards. According to a tweet by Bears...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears: Finding a Replenished Running Game

How can you not like the Baylor Bears offense for the upcoming 2104 college football season? With Bryce Petty back in charge of an offense that was made to score points in bushels and running game that might not lose a step – despite the loss of Lache Sistrunk to the NFL, there is plenty to be happy about with this team, head coach Art Briles and his brake neck pace and the maturity...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Head Coach Art Briles Sees More to Coaching Than Just Winning

Winning is important to every coach at every level of whatever game they are involved with. At the high school, college, and NFL level it is usually the difference between keeping one's job and updating their resume. More often than not you tend to get paid more if you win as well.So it would come as no surprise if  a coach were to saying winning is what matters most, but Baylor...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New stadium changing everything at Baylor

WACO, Texas --Two years ago, Art Briles had just stepped outside Baylor's football facility when a carload of fans from an out-of-state in-conference school stopped him in the parking lot. They were driving through Texas and stopped to see Baylor's campus but had a problem. "Where's the football stadium?" they asked. Briles drew them a map and showed them how...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's new stadium topped off with RGIII statue

The Baylor Bears football program continues to rise and stand among some of the greatest in the country (at least right now). With this new standing comes better recruits, new jerseys and even a brand new stadium. With that new stadium and ceremonial step to the future though will come a honorable homage to the program's shining star: Robert Griffin III. The former Bear will...
Via Patriots Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III getting statue at new Baylor stadium

Baylor is opening a new 45,000-seat football stadium this fall. Robert Griffin III is a big part of the reason the Bears outgrew their old facility, so the team is thanking him in a big way. According to David Ubben of Fox Sports Southwest, Baylor has decided to honor RG3 with a statue at McLane […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Teams Don’t Have Any Draftable Grades For This Year’s Supplemental Prospects?

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan has spoke to numerous NFL teams regarding this year’s group of supplemental draft prospects, but he hasn’t found a single team with a draftable grade on any of them. The Supplemental Draft rarely has any notable players taken, even though guys like Josh Gordon and Terrelly Pryor have been selected in the past few years. Recent reports mentioned that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor to unveil statue of RG3 at season opener

Before Robert Griffin III became the face of the Washington Redskins, he was the Baylor Bears football program. The university will show their gratitude for the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner by placing a statue of Griffin in the new McLane Stadium set to open this season. As reported by Fox Sports, the statue will be unveil at Baylor’s Aug. 31 season opener against SMU. “Midland...
Via KCM Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin Posts Transcript Of Heartbreaking Conversation He Had With A Random Woman

Former Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been nothing but courageous and inspirational since learning that he’d no longer be able to continue his basketball career due to a genetic disorder called Marfan Syndrome. But the former NBA hopeful apparently ran into a situation that was a bit tough to handle today. Austin posted the transcript of a conversation that he claims to have had...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bryce Petty Posts Hilarious Golf Simulator Mishap On Instagram

Bryce Petty is a Heisman hopeful quarterback and leader of the one college football’s most potent offenses, and by all accounts he’s a really impressive person. One thing he is not, is someone to go golfing with if you don’t want to be hit by flying balls or clubs, apparently.  This video is about a month old, but it’s too good to pass on sharing. Petty went to a golf simulator...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sad Story of Josh Gordon

Andrew Weber – USA SPORTS Today I mentioned in my recent article about NFL suspensions that Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon was going to be having an appeal hearing in late July to talk about his potential year-long ban from the league. Sadly, it does not look as though that hearing will have much of an impact for Gordon, as he was arrested for a DWI over the weekend. Gordon has...
Via The Sideline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. soldier gives Baylor's Petty highest honor he could receive

Baylor Bears QB Bryce Petty is serving as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp, and he received an awesome gesture from one U.S. military member.
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Off-Season Training Video Will Get You Pumped for the Coming Season

We are still a month away from actual practice starting and two from a real football game being played. Yes--depressing news. I know. Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles knows this too and recently decided to do something to appease the fans for at least a moment or two.So he gave us a little something to watch.@SportsDayDFWBriles sent this tweet out in to the world prior to the Fourth...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Cory Jefferson to Wear 21 to Honor Former Teammate Isaiah Austin (Photo)

Former Baylor C Isaiah Austin’s basketball career was ended when he was diagnosed with Marfan’s Syndrome. Austin’s Baylor teammate, Cory Jefferson, was taken by San Antonio with the final pick of the NBA draft and subsequently traded to the Nets, so Jefferson has taken the liberty of making sure his friend’s legacy will live in the NBA somehow. Jefferson is to wear the #21...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Football 2014: Power Ranking The Quarterbacks

This season the Big-12 will have plenty of quarterbacks trying to make names for themselves. The only quarterback in the conference that is pretty much a guarantee to start every week unless he gets injured is Bryce Petty at Baylor.Last season Petty turned out to be one of the top quarterbacks in the nation, leading the Bears to their first Big-12 Championsip in football, and to...
Via Football Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA’s Gesture Toward Isaiah Austin Might Be Draft’s Highlight (Video)

Isaiah Austin learned last week that his NBA career was over before it started. He still was selected in Thursday night’s NBA draft, though. Austin was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, a disorder that harms the connective tissue in the body. Austin, a projected mid- to late-first-round pick, was forced to retire from basketball because of the severity of the illness. But Austin...
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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