Baylor Bears 2015 Preview and Prediction

Art Briles has transformed Baylor into an annual Big 12 title contender, and the Bears are Athlon Sports’ pick to win the conference title and...
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Shawn Oakman Nailed a 40-Inch Box Jump While Holding 140 Pounds, and Now I'm Afraid

Shawn Oakman is a freak of nature. Oakman, the 6-foot-9, 280-pound defensive lineman from Baylor with a carved up six-pack and biceps the size of tree limbs, looks like the
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WATCH: Baylor’s Shawn Oakman Must See Box Jump

Baylor University‘s Shawn Oakman, a defensive end, became an internet legend after a photo of him went viral on Twitter. But not one to rest...
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Baylor's Shawn Oakman did a 40-inch box jump ... holding 2 70 pound dumbbells

Baylor's Shawn Oakman completed a 40-inch box jump ... holding not one but two 70 pound dumbbells. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Shawn Oakman Does Crazy Box Jump With 70-Pound Dumbbells (Video)

Shawn Oakman just did the best box jump in football. Care to disagree? If you remember the meme that made the Baylor defensive end famous, we’re guessing you won’t. Chipotle: Guac is extra Shawn Oakman: It's not extra Chipotle: nvm you right— Ridiculousness (@WeLoveRobDyrdek) January 02, 2015 But if you have to audacity to defy Oakman and ask for...
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WATCH: Baylor DE Shawn Oakman Takes Box Jump to a Whole New Level--40" While Holding 70 Pound Dumbbells

There is a new king of the box jump--Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman. No, he did not best J.J. Watt's 61.5" jump (although he probably could). Yes, his jump was only a 40" jump, but it was much more difficult than Watt's or any other box jump attempt that has appeared online. How so?He did it while holding a 70-pound dumbbell in each hand.via TwitterRead more »
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Beast Shawn Oakman Nails 40-Inch Box Jump … While Holding 70-Pound Weights

In need of further proof that Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman isn’t from this planet? Then check out this video of Oakman showing off his physical prowess (again) by performing a 40-inch box jump with 70-pound weights in each hand. For real: This embed is invalid" /> After seeing that, I’m wondering how Oakman only logged 11 sacks last season...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Shawn Oakman takes the box jump to another level

You can alwways count on Shawn Oakman to give you your weekly dose of “beast.” A video of the Baylor defensive end turned Internet sensation slaughtering a workout at Athletic Gaines training center in Las Vegas surfaced and it will leave your mind blown, via Bleacher Report. The footage shows big man Oakman do a 40-inch box jump while holding 70-pound dumbbells. Let me repeat...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor nabs No. 7 spot in early preseason top 25 poll

Preseason top 25 football polls will be popping up soon and, in fact, one is making the Internet rounds already. The cover of the 2015 Sporting News' college football edition has leaked and it lists the top 10 teams on its preseason poll.The two-time Big 12 champion Baylor Bears come in at No. 7. Most college football analysts project the Bears as a top-10 team to start the 2015...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Briles' ability to recruit, develop QBs taken in NFL draft is unrivaled

When five-star quarterback recruit Jarrett Stidham backed out of his commitment to Texas Tech and instead signed with Baylor, there could only be a two-word explanation: Art Briles. The Baylor Bears coach is conducting a clinic in how to recruit quarterbacks, develop them, win with them and then send them off to the NFL. When Bryce Petty was selected by the New York Jets in the fifth...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

No Shock: Baylor's running backs earn ranking as best in Texas in '15

Best in Texas.The Baylor Bears will tell you the title comes as little Shock.It's the distinction the Dallas Morning News has given to Baylor's running backs in its position-by-position rankings in the state of Texas. The Bears' attack, which produced more than 2,100 yards and 30 touchdowns last season for an offense known for its dynamic passing game, is led by returning 1,000-yard...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stakes won't affect QB Russell as he takes over as Baylor's starter

If Seth Russell concentrated too hard on the accomplishments of the quarterbacks that came before him at Baylor, he might think he was doomed for failure.How could anyone compete with the numbers posted and triumphs accumulated by Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, Baylor single-season passing record-holder Nick Florence and two-time Big 12 champ Bryce Petty?However, the athletic...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's Briles takes top billing in ranking of Big 12 coaches

Quick. When you think of Baylor football, what comes to mind? Quarterbacks. Spread attack. Speedy receivers. Touchdowns. Titles. Art Briles. Now, did you ever think you'd think that about Baylor football, the longtime doormat, laughingstock and punch line of the Big 12? Credit Briles. The Texan-born innovator transformed cloud-of-dust high school offenses in the state before jumping...
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2015 Baylor Bears Preview: Schedule Preview & Outlook

The 2014 season for the Baylor Bears was one of the most magical in their program’s history. They were in contention to be one of the final four teams in the first annual College Football Playoff. The Bears rallied from 21 down against TCU in mid October to help keep their playoff hopes alive, but would see them evaporate the following week against West Virginia.  The Bears put...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears could see record number of first-round picks in 2016

The 2015 Baylor Bears will try to make school history by winning a third consecutive conference championship. It takes plenty of next-level players to achieve such a goal, which is why Baylor could make more history come next April's NFL draft.Three Bears are projected as first-round picks, according to's Dane Brugler in his first 2016 mock. Sack master Shawn Oakman...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell's athletic prowess grows as he readies to take over Baylor offense

There's a photo that made the rounds that captures former Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in mid-air, hurdling an Iowa State defender. It's pretty heady stuff. Unless you're Seth Russell.Russell, who is set to replace Petty under center for the Bears next season, is an athletic "freak" as Baylor wide receiver KD Cannon recently told Matt Hayes of the Sporting News."He's going to surprise...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakman, Drango, top NFL prospects in 2016, boost Bears' 3-peat chances

The Baylor Bears' quest for an unprecedented third consecutive Big 12 title received a huge boost when sack man Shawn Oakman and superior left tackle Spencer Drango each decided to put off the NFL.   Now each will be looked upon as top prospects for the 2016 NFL draft.   Once the doormat of the league, the Bears had never won a Big 12 championship until 2013. They did it again...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bryce Petty learns he’s being drafted by Jets

In the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty. Thanks to a video from quarterback guru George Whitfield, who was with Petty when he got the call from Jets head coach Todd Bowles, we get to see the emotion and excitement from Petty as he received the call. Check out the video below: J-E-T-S! #DreamComeTrue @brycerr14...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor beefs up future non-conference schedules with Utah series

Through all the defiance and defense of its lightweight non-conference scheduling, the Baylor Bears have added a Power 5 team to their future slate.A home-and-home series with the Pac-12's Utah Utes is now on the books for 2023 and 2024. The Bears get the first one at McLane Stadium on Sept. 16, 2023, followed by a Sept. 14, 2024 meeting at Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium.The Bears...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Baylor commit Patrick Hudson has a battle raging for him

He first committed to Texas A&M. Then chose Baylor. Other programs, like Texas, want him, so nothing is guaranteed for the Bears.Patrick Hudson is a 6-foot-6, offensive lineman from Silsbee, Texas. He is massive, can move and has good technique. He is a highly wanted man.He would fit in line with a group of linemen that has become something of a tradition under coach Art Briles...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: QB Bryce Petty ‘flying’ up draft boards

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY SportsJameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are considered the two best quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft, but there is one name that has been flying up the draft board for many teams. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has been improving his draft stock in a big way, and is now considered a potential first round pick. Saw @BobMcGinn mention the #Saints high praise...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Bryce Petty end up being better than Winston and Mariota?

Jameis Winston. Marcus Mariota. That's the expected order the top two quarterback prospects are expected to be taken in Thursday's NFL draft. The third quarterback who gets far less attention is two-time Big 12 champion Bryce Petty of the Baylor Bears. Petty has had a strong offseason of workouts and has helped his stock. Still, it's uncertain exactly where he'll fall in the draft...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

35 Point Underdog SMU Will Defeat Baylor on September 4th

Vegas is starting to stack the odds against Chad Morris and the SMU Mustangs this fall. The rebuilding Mustangs football team opens the 2015 season at home on Friday night September 4th against defending Big 12 champion Baylor. More than four months out from the kickoff at Ford Stadium, the odds-makers at 5Dimes have listed SMU as a 35.5 point home underdog against Baylor. At this...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bills, Eagles, Falcons, & Titans

Draft Iowa DT Carl Davis took pre-draft visits with the Cowboys, Dolphins, Lions, 49ers, Bills, and Bears. (Josh Katzenstein) Bills Peter Schrager reports that “multiple members” of the Bills front office are in Dallas to have dinner with Baylor QB Bryce Petty. Eagles Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports mentions that it will be difficult for ...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bears get an Ironhorse workout

Spring practice might be over and the summer might be around the corner. That doesn't mean the work stops. In their quest to win an unprecedented third consecutive Big 12 championship next season, the Baylor Bears are taking their workouts extremely seriously.Earlier this week they got in a special workout with some very special people, hooking up with the Ironhorse Brigade, the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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