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Stidham, Baylor make the right call on transfer decision

Whatever road there is back to normalcy for Baylor, be it long or be it short, will be done sans quarterback Jarrett Stidham in what may prove to be one of the seminal moments in Bear football futures as he was officially released from the school on Monday after declaring his intention to transfer earlier this month. The conditions are what you’d expect at this point, whether you...
Via The Student Section
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lawsuit: Baylor players gang raped student, school knew

The allegations against Baylor University and its football program continue to get uglier by the day. Most recently, a woman who has filed a lawsuit against the school is claiming several players gang raped a fellow student in 2011. Jasmin Hernandez, a former Baylor student who was raped by a football player in 2012, filed a lawsuit in March against the university, former athletic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buckets O’Neale Signs Overseas

Royce O’Neale signed with a Spanish team, CB GranCanaria. O’Neale played for two Baylor teams, the 2013-2014 Bears and the 2014-2015 Bears. Both of those teams made the NCAA Tournament. Baylor basketball tweeted out the news: Royce O'Neale headed to Spain to continue his pro career. #SicEm #NextLevelBU @BucketsONeale00 https://t.co/fgYo7BBBAJ— Baylor MBB (@BaylorMBB...
Via Our Daily Bears
21 hours ago

Jarrett Stidham granted release, free to transfer outside of Big 12

The Baylor Bears have had a good number of players transfer out this offseason and their biggest blow might be at the quarterback position. Jarrett Stidham had requested a release a few weeks ago and this week he received it and will now look to transfer out of Baylor. Stidham spoke with ESPN Big 12 writer Max Olson and told him that he had been given his release from the school...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #24 Baylor

The college football season is rapidly approaching, with the anticipation building as each day passes. As the hunger for the upcoming season gets stronger, here at SQ we’ve got something that will hold your appetite for the time being. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be rolling out previews of the teams in our top-25. We started the countdown with #25 Oklahoma State. Today we...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Bears Report: 7/25 - London Grabs Gold

Baylor Track & Field athletes continued to impress at the U20 Championships. Most notably, Wil London brought home a gold medal anchoring the 4x400 relay team. London also won silver in the 400m. He was not alone, read about the other Bears who took home hardware here. Unfortunately, college football lost two brothers over the weekend. Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan...
Via Our Daily Bears
2 days ago

Jake Lindsey is the Likeliest Unlikely Hero

This 6-5 guard could be Baylor’s most important player for years to come Do you remember when Jake Lindsey first visited the national consciousness? The game was tight in the closing minutes, and Scott Drew needed to do something imaginative to pull out a second straight road victory in Ames, Iowa. To the absolute consternation of the Iowa State Cyclones, Drew pulled out the box...
Via Our Daily Bears
3 days ago

Use Them or Lose Them

What should the season-ticket holders who will not support Baylor Football, do in the wake of the multiple firings and new interim head coach for Baylor Football? In the past twenty years of my life, I have learned a lot of things: never cross the street without looking both ways, always wear a helmet while riding a bike, never root for a Rick Barnes-coached team, etc...  One concept...
Via Our Daily Bears
3 days ago

Is Manu Lecomte Baylor’s Next Small Star?

The transfer guard has speed and shooting, but does he have the game to push Baylor to the next level? It certainly seems like a listed height below 6-0 is the part of the scouting report that Scott Drew looks for first. There are other characteristics, however, that would seem to qualify a player to be Baylor’s lead guard. It’s not hard to identify them, either. You can pretty...
Via Our Daily Bears
4 days ago

Ranking the NFL backup quarterbacks

Ranking the NFL backup quarterbacks.
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Bears Report: 7/21 - Daniels Commits, Expansion, Grobe Clarifies

Some good news this morning! Yesterday Baylor football received its first verbal commitment of the new era yesterday in defensive back Noah Daniels. More info here, but it’s good to have the team back on the recruiting horse. Welcome Noah! Check out his HUDL tape from his Junior Year. Expansion talk exploded yesterday with Big 12 making an announcement on the media conference...
Via Our Daily Bears
6 days ago

Baylor wants to talk football - but first, should the school reconsider its assistant coaches?

Baylor spent most of the last three football seasons dominating its opponents in the Big 12.Guys like offensive coordinator Kendal Briles and defensive coordinator Phil Bennett helped the Bears have the highest winning percentage in conference games since 2013.And this week at Big 12 media days, Baylor dominated again. But this time, football was only a footnote.Interim coach Jim...
Via SportsDay
6 days ago

Houston’s Tom Herman blasts media over reports he met with Baylor

Last week, two reports emerged that Houston head coach Tom Herman had met with Baylor officials to discuss the Bears’ head coaching job. Considering Herman’s standing in the coaching world, the turmoil that Baylor currently finds itself in, and the fact that it is July, the story seemed a bit far-fetched. The story was quickly refuted from Herman sources, and now the Cougars...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor DE Oakman indicted on sexual assault charge

WACO, Texas (AP) Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment earlier this year. A McLennan County grand jury returned the indictment Wednesday against the 24-year-old Oakman, who finished his college eligibility in December as the Bears' career leader in quarterback sacks. His attorney...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Baylor star Shawn Oakman indicted on sexual assault charge

Former Baylor University defensive lineman Shawn Oakman was indicted Wednesday by a McLennan (Texas) County grand jury on a second-degree felony sexual assault charge, according to multiple reports.The school’s all-time sacks leader, Oakman, 24, went undrafted in late April after he was accused of sexually assaulting a Baylor student and arrested on April 3.Oakman, who graduated...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor DE Shawn Oakman indicted on sexual assault charge

Former Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted in McLennan County on Wednesday morning on a sexual assault charge stemming from an incident in April of this year. While Oakman has been indicted on the charges, his attorney issued a statement maintaining his innocence. “Shawn Oakman maintains his innocence in regard to the recent accusations made against him,...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Baylor DE Oakman indicted on sexual assault charge

Former Baylor University defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted on a sexual assault charge. A grand jury handed down the indictment Wednesday. Oakman went undrafted in April, about two weeks after he was arrested. Oakman, Baylor’s all-time sack leader, attended the annual NFL Scouting Combine last February. He allegedly raped a Baylor University student…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 days ago

Ex-Baylor DE Shawn Oakman Indicted On Sexual Assault Charge

Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted on a sexual assault charge stemming from an incident on April 3, during which he’s alleged to have sexually assaulted a 24-year-old female Baylor student.  A Waco grand jury handed down the indictment today, according to multiple reports.  #BREAKING Former Baylor DE Shawn Oakman indicted for sexual assault https://t...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Interim coach Jim Grobe, players: We're ready to build Baylor's reputation back up

Baylor's Jim Grobe says he's more excited than any coach in the country for football season to start.When the interim coach spoke Tuesday at Big 12 media days, 45 days remained before the season opener against Northwestern State, when focus might shift from the school's transgressions to on-field performance.But on Tuesday, nobody asked about the Bears' September matchup with the...
Via SportsDay
7 days ago

Baylor players heartbroken after Pepper Hamilton report

DALLAS (AP) Baylor quarterback Seth Russell was on a mission trip in Brazil with other athletes from the private Baptist school when he got the text message from Art Briles saying he was no longer their football coach. ''Felt like I was helpless, like a lot of people felt,'' Russell said Tuesday at Big 12 football media days. Russell described it as a ''punch in the gut'' when...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor players heartbroken by Pepper Hamilton report

DALLAS (AP) Baylor quarterback Seth Russell was on a mission trip in Brazil with other athletes from the private Baptist school when he got the text message from Art Briles saying he was no longer their football coach. Russell on Tuesday described it as a ''punch in the gut'' hearing what came out in the wake of Briles' departure after winning two Big 12 titles at the school. An...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor players shocked when learning about Art Briles firing

DALLAS (AP) -- Baylor quarterback Seth Russell was on a mission trip in Brazil with other athletes from the private Baptist school when he got the text message from Art Briles saying he was no longer their football coach.Russell on Tuesday described it as a "punch in the gut" hearing what came out in the wake of Briles' departure after winning two Big 12 titles at the school.An independent...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Our Daily Bears Community Guidelines

SB Nation will be amending the community guidelines effective July 20th, 2016, give or take a day or so. The SB Nation guidelines are in addition to (and form the foundation of) Our Daily Bears guidelines which are as follows: This community, the first and only blog on the SB Nation network dedicated solely to Baylor Athletics, is designed as a place where all Baylor fans can...
Via Our Daily Bears
8 days ago

Baylor meeting with Big 12 over sexual assault scandal on Tuesday

The Baylor Bears have had a pretty rough summer this year as the sexual assault scandal has led to the firing of head coach Art Briles and the departure of many top recruits in the 2016 class. Now, the team will meet with the Big 12 this week to discuss the situation in full. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addressed the issue on Monday and said that the Board of Directors had asked...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Bears Report 7/18 - Media Days

Big 12 Media Days, Lady Bear recruit dominates, DRBT Today marks the beginning of Big 12 Media Days, where reporters really demonstrate their ability to ask poignant and piercing questions. “Talk about Media Days...?” Mack Rhoades will be introduced and pressered. Jim Grobe will speak Tuesday. Baylor is bringing Ryan Reid, Kyle Fuller, and some pilot. ODB will be covering...
Via Our Daily Bears
9 days ago
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