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Feldman: Baylor All-American DL Oakman suspended for season opener

Baylor All-American defensive lineman Shawn Oakman will miss the Bears' opener against SMU for a violation of team rules, a source told FOX Sports on Thursday night. Defensive back Orion Stewart also has been suspended for one game. The 6-foot-9, 271-pound Oakman, a senior, set a Baylor record with 11 sacks in 2014 to go with 19.5 tackles for loss. Both players are expected to...
Via Fox Sports
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Baylor to wear all-white uniforms vs SMU

The Baylor Bears have been known for having some of the more unique football uniforms in all of college football. Their uniform for Friday’s game against SMU is no different. Baylor shared a photo of the all-white uniform that they will be wearing for their first game. Art Briles’ fourth-ranked team will be certainly looking the part as they take the field in Dallas. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears vs SMU Mustangs Preview and Prediction

A new era of SMU football starts this season as former Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris takes off as head coach of the Mustangs. On...
Via Athlon Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Baylor ready to end long offseason with opener at SMU

DALLAS (AP) Art Briles and the Baylor Bears have been through a long, long offseason since winning a share of their second consecutive Big 12 Conference title. After being the first team left out of the initial College Football Playoff, the Bears led by 20 points in the fourth quarter on New Year's Day before losing to Michigan State. ''We're still in pain from the Cotton Bowl....
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Football Schedule 2015: Baylor Bears Game Dates

The high-flying Baylor Bears offense put up points in bunches last season and after being snubbed by the college football...
Via COED
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Baylor football plans to continue in-state prowess

Twenty years ago (or even 10) it would have seemed crazy to suggest that Baylor and TCU would upend Texas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State as the best teams in college football's plains. Not only has that happened, but the difference in quality is a landslide.Now, Baylor must build on that momentum. Over the past 22 games, the Bears have won 21 games played in the state of Texas.The...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell relishes chance to play near hometown

It's finally Seth Russell's time to shine.Russell, the latest cog to enter Art Briles' plug-and-play, high-powered Baylor offense, seems destined for stardom. After following Robert Griffin III and Bryce Petty, conventional wisdom would say the next guy in line for the Baylor quarterback job should feel immense pressure. But could Russell be feeling more pressure from somewhere...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Baylor Bears Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the Baylor Bears are looking to make it to the College Football Playoff after feeling they were unfairly passed over last season. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Baylor’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor ready for new-look SMU in season opener

Seth Russell is the man who will step in for the departed Bryce Petty for a Baylor team that has national title hopes. Russell makes his second career start for the fourth-ranked Bears on Friday night in what appears to be a major mismatch on the road against rebuilding SMU. Petty guided a Baylor offense that led the nation with averages of 48.2 points and 581.5 yards last year,...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor-SMU Preview

Seth Russell is the man who will step in for the departed Bryce Petty for a Baylor team that has national title hopes. Russell makes his second career start for the fourth-ranked Bears on Friday night in what appears to be a major mismatch on the road against rebuilding SMU. Petty guided a Baylor offense that led the nation with averages of 48.2 points and 581.5 yards last year,...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor ready for new-look SMU in season opener

Seth Russell is the man who will step in for the departed Bryce Petty for a Baylor team that has national title hopes. Russell makes his second career start for the fourth-ranked Bears on Friday night in what appears to be a major mismatch on the road against rebuilding SMU. Petty guided a Baylor offense that led the nation with averages of 48.2 points and 581.5 yards last year,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Scandal will define Baylor's season to outsiders

According to Mac Engel of the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, the recent scandal in the football program will define Baylor's season to outsiders. Here's a snippet of what he had to say:No team in America wants to play a football game more than the Baylor Bears, whose 2015 motto is "Baylor Football: Can We Change the Subject?"On Monday, coach Art Briles met the media for the first time...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The national scene: Baylor, TCU look to leave no doubt

Baylor coach Art Briles knows of one way to clear up the college football playoff picture.“If we’d have 12-0, there’s no doubt,” he said. “If we line up and we win 12 games this year, we’re going to be in the final four. I think you can put that in ink.”Baylor and TCU, Big 12 co-champions, both went 11-1 last season, but were on the outside looking in when the four...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears' Blanchard believes he has talent to thrive at nickelback

Travon Blanchard believes he has the talent and savvy to make Baylor’s nickelback position his own.After watching Ahmad Dixon, Sam Holl and Collin Brence play there the last few years, Blanchard wants to up the ante.“I don’t want to be like them, I want to be better than them,” Blanchard said. “They set a good example for me and I just have to step out there and produce...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears’ Blanchard believes he has talent to thrive at nickelback

Travon Blanchard believes he has the talent and savvy to make Baylor’s nickelback position his own.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
4 days ago

Baylor wraps up fall football camp with short scrimmage

Devin Chafin scored the only touchdown on a 3-yard run as Baylor closed fall camp with an abbreviated 45-minute scrimmage Thursday night at McLane Stadium.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
6 days ago

Baylor football wraps up fall camp with short scrimmage

Devin Chafin scored the only touchdown on a 3-yard run as Baylor closed fall camp with an abbreviated 45-minute scrimmage Thursday night at McLane Stadium.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
6 days ago

Heralded freshman Stidham claims Baylor's backup QB job

Most expect it will be only a matter of time before Jarrett Stidham is blistering Big 12 defenses as Baylor’s quarterback.But that day might be coming sooner than most think after Stidham claimed the No. 2 job for the Bears behind starter Seth Russell heading into the Bears’ Sept. 4 opener at SMU.Stidham was the most heralded recruit the Bears have attracted at quarterback in...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Bears can win the national title

Can Baylor win the national title? The folks over at College Spun make a solid case. Take a look below:Art Briles was handed a program in shambles when he was hired to be the next head coach of the Baylor football team in late November, 2007. The Bears were coming off consecutive seasons with eight or more losses, and there were no signs of turning things around. But Briles stepped...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Football Preview: Why The Bears Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a 15-part series in which we preview college football’s top teams. We’ll be counting down from 15 to one, with the final team, released on Sept. 3 – the day college football starts – serving as our national title pick.  4. Baylor Bears Art Briles was handed a program in shambles when he was hired to be the next head coach of the Baylor...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #5 Baylor

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Auburn came in at #6, but today’s focus is on #5 Baylor.Team: BaylorSQ Ranking: 52014 Record: 11-2Finish in AP Poll: 7thHead Coach: Art Briles (8th year)Key Arrivals...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB switches position to help pave way for Jarrett Stidham

Believe it or not, there is actual on-field developments worth discussing with regard to the Baylor Bears. Things are happening with the quarterback depth leading up to the start of the season, but the impact will be seen more in 2016 if things go as planned.Chris Johnson will be moving from quarterback to wide receiver in the coming year in a position change that undoubtedly is...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears 2015 football roster

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Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
7 days ago

Baylor could face legal fallout over rape case

As speculation mounts on just how much Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles knew about former player Sam Ukwuachu’s violent past, the university itself could soon be in hot water over its handling of the matter. Per a report by Matthew Watkins of The Texas Tribune, legal experts say that Baylor could find itself questioned by both lawyers and federal investigators regarding its...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

McGowan no longer allowed to block in practice

It's no secret that LaQuan McGowan is a large human being. But just how large?More than one-fifth of a ton.McGowan is no longer allowed to block in practice after devastating things happened to his teammates when he was allowed to.Yes, you read that right. But when the games begin, opposing defensive backs aren't tackling dummies. Look for some big things to happen on the field...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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