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College Football’s Biggest Receiver Will Scare You And Every DB In America

Baylor tight end LaQuan McGowan is a monster dude, and he has incredible hands to go with. Here's video of him catching passes one-handed.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BU cornerbacks to be deeper, more experienced

Baylor cornerbacks Xavien Howard and Ryan Reid got most of the snaps last year but that wasn’t exactly the blueprint.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
7 days ago

WATCH: Baylor TE LaQuan McGowan Making One-Handed Catches in Warm-Ups

The Baylor Bears have a not-so-secret weapon that is starting to look like he could be rather dangerous should the team opt to use him during the season. I am talking about 400+ lb. offensive tackle turned tight end LaQuan McGowan. He certainly looked capable of playing the part of offensive weapon when he caught a touchdown pass against Michigan State. Baylor has been having him...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor's 410-pound tight end is looking great this spring

When 410-pound lineman LaQuan McGowan caught a touchdown pass against Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl last season, who knew Baylor coach Art Briles was previewing something more permanent than a mischievous bowl game wrinkle? A few weeks ago, Briles broke the news to reporters that McGowan would be working at tight end and H-back during spring practice to see how the Bears could...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Fat Guy Tight End Is Crushing It In Spring Games

In case you missed the important news earlier this year, Baylor is attempting to convert a 410-pound lineman into the world’s most fun to watch tight end. The experiment actually seems to be going quite well. LaQuan McGowan, a 6’7, 410 lbs. senior who has primarily lined up at guard in the past, has switched over to TE Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches Pass in Spring Game

Baylor’s LaQuan McGowan is a very large man. According to the school’s official roster, the Texas native is 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds....
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crowd Goes Wild When 410-lb 'Tight End' LaQuan McGowan Catches a Pass During Baylor Spring Game

Earlier this offseason the world was made privy to some of the inner workings of Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles and his coaching staff. They let it slip that 410-lb offensive tackle LaQuan McGowan would get some more time lined up as a tight end in the future. The big man looked pretty good when he caught his touchdown pass against Michigan State so why not, right?Sure enough...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect look ahead: Rico Gathers

Many considered the Big 12 the best conference in the country this season. I wouldn’t disagree. While previewing the conference for USA Today Sports this fall, I looked at team after team — Iowa State to Oklahoma State to West Virginia — and thought “Wow, the Big 12 may get eight teams in the Big Dance this year.” Missing on Kansas State, I was off by just one. Considering...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect look ahead: Rico Gathers

Many considered the Big 12 the best conference in the country this season. I wouldn’t disagree. While previewing the conference for USA Today Sports this fall, I looked at team after team — Iowa State to Oklahoma State to West Virginia — and thought “Wow, the Big 12 may get eight teams in the Big Dance this year.” Missing on Kansas State, I was off by just one. Considering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia State Coach Fall Off Stool Celebrating Buzzer Beater

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter fell out off his courtside stool after his own son hit the game winning 3-point shot to beat Baylor. Minus the fact that I’m a Baylor Bears fan, everything about this story is amazing. But first, watch the shot fall and then the coach fall. [lead image via Getty Sports / Mike Ehrmann] So why was Ron Hunter sitting in a stool? Because he tore...
Via COED
12 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness: RJ Hunter’s three upsets Baylor

Man RJ Hunter cashed out to lead an 14 over 3 seed upset. Georgia State Bulldogs beat the Baylor Bears 57-56, because of the clutch Hunter three. Check out the play, man I was yelling like I was playing.
Via The Front Office News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: RGIII Is At Baylor Pro Day

Former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy in 2011 and is one of the most accomplished players in BU history. He’s had some rough sledding in the NFL the past two seasons, but this morning he returned to where he played his best football.  Griffin is back at Baylor for the Bears’ Pro Day today, and he got a workout in beforehand with one of his former...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor vs. Georgia State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@official_jk3 The Baylor Bears, who finished tied for fourth place in the ultra-tough Big 12 this season, will take on the Georgia State Panthers, winners of both the Sun Belt regular season title and the conference title. The Bears are one of the most athletic teams in the country. The Panthers feature Ryan Harrow and Kevin Ware – two transfers who have helped propel...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Ousts Baylor to Reach Big 12 Finals

Two wins in two days for the Jayhawks, who advance to the Big 12 Finals to play the Iowa State Cyclones. Let’s take a look at the semifinal victory over the Baylor Bears, which propelled Kansas to a 10-0 mark against Texas Teams in 2015. http://insidethepaint.podomatic.com/entry/2015-03-14T08_05_30-07_00 Kansas and Baylor matched up on Friday night in a defensive struggle, but...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Baylor kicker turns into The Undertaker after vicious hit

Michigan State and Baylor put on a great performance in the Cotton Bowl yesterday. Michigan State would end up getting the victory on a couple of miscues from Baylor. One of the biggest plays in the game was when late in the 4th quarter, the Spartans blocked Baylor’s field goal attempt. That block led to the game-winning touchdown drive for the Spartans. What we all will remember...
Via No Guts, No Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince scores 18 as No. 16 Baylor beats No. 18 WVU in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In an era of freshman superstars, of one-and-done players stopping through college for a moment, Baylor relied on its upperclassmen when things got tight against West Virginia. Naturally, a handful of juniors and seniors held up under the pressure. Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and the No. 16 Bears pulled away late for an...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Baylor beats No. 18 WVU 80-70 in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor beats West Virginia in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Rico Gathers added 14 points and eight rebounds for the fourth-seeded Bears (24-8), who advanced to play the winner of top-seeded Kansas and No. 9 seed TCU in...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Baylor beats No. 18 WVU 80-70 in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Rico Gathers added 14 points and eight rebounds for the fourth-seeded Bears (24-8), who advanced to play the winner of top-seeded Kansas and No. 9 seed TCU in the...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston College Classic: Game by Game

Game 1: Hawaii downs Baylor Bears HOUSTON, Tex.—The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (6-8) beat the Baylor Bears (6-6) 2-1 in game one of the Houston College Classic behind a strong start from LJ Brewster. Brewster (3-1) had the strikeout pitch working early and often throughout his 6 1/3 innings pitched. He gave up just one run on two hits with 4 walks before giving way to the bullpen...
Via Baseball Essential
25 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 14 Baylor rallies past last-place Texas Tech behind Prince's 24

  Taurean Prince scored 24 points, Kenny Chery and Rico Gathers added 18 apiece and No. 14 Baylor rallied from 12 down in the second half to beat last-place Texas Tech 77-74 on Friday night. Chery was serenaded with a senior night twist of the Canadian national anthem before the point guard from Montreal made four of seven from 3-point range. Fellow senior Royce O'Neale hit consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 14 Baylor rallies past last-place Texas Tech 77-74

WACO, Texas (AP) Taurean Prince scored 24 points, Kenny Chery and Rico Gathers added 18 apiece and No. 14 Baylor rallied from 12 down in the second half to beat last-place Texas Tech 77-74 on Friday night. Chery was serenaded with a senior night twist of the Canadian national anthem before the point guard from Montreal made four of seven from 3-point range. Fellow senior Royce O...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s 410-Pound Tight End Is Going To Be The Best Part Of College Football Next Season

Spring is just around the corner, which means college football teams are starting to get a first look at their squads for next season. One interesting development out of Baylor’s camp is the fact that LaQuan McGowan has been taking snaps at tight end and halfback.  Why is that interesting? Well, he’s 6’7, listed at 410 pounds, and typically Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor to give 410 pound lineman Laquan McGowan a look at TE

If you go back to the 2015 Cotton Bowl game between the Baylor and Michigan State, you will remember the fat guy touchdown by then 390 pound offensive lineman Laquan McGowan. It was one of the most talked about plays in that game and for that day. Fast forward to now and McGowan is 410 pounds and looks to have a major role this upcoming season. According to head coach Art Briles...
Via No Guts, No Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech-Baylor Preview

Looking to head into the postseason with some momentum, Baylor won't be short-handed for its regular-season finale. The three players ejected from their most recent contest will be available Friday night when the No. 14 Bears face a Texas Tech team trying to avoid finishing winless on the road for the second time in seven seasons. Baylor's four-game winning streak ended after blowing...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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