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Baylor Big Man LaQuan McGowan With the First Pitch at a Texas Rangers Game

For much of the country he is not looked upon as much of a celebrity, but in Texas Baylor's gigantic tight end, 410-lb LaQuan McGowan, has a bit of a following. After making a nice catch and run against Michigan State during the Cotton Bowl last year the team went ahead and shifted him from tackle to tight end (where he spent most of spring practice).When he becomes a red zone scoring...
Via FatManWriting
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor Football: 400-Pound TE LaQuan McGowan Threw Out The 1st Pitch At Last Night’s Rangers Game

Baylor’s 400-pound tight end LaQuan McGowan created quite a stir when he caught a touchdown in the team’s bowl game against Michigan State last season. He worked at tight end and H-back this spring, and judging by his first pitch effort at last night’s Texas Rangers’ game, he may want to see if Art Briles will let him throw a pass this fall. Mound presence? Baylor’s 400...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears WR Corey Coleman Named Most Freakish Athlete in College Football

It wasn't that long ago that the Baylor Bears were one of college football's doormats, but over the last few seasons the Bears have emerged as a real contender. The team is attracting some real talent on the recruiting trail and it shows on the field in the form of some real entertaining football games. It is all because head coach Art Briles has some really good athletes to work...
Via FatManWriting
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rico Gathers arrested for stealing from Walmart

Baylor Bears forward Rico Gathers was arrested yesterday for stealing from a local Walmart. A staff report from the Waco Tribune reported Gathers’ arrest. On June 1, as a store employee told police, a man he “recognized as Gathers” stole various household items and placed them in a shopping cart before going on his merry way and heading to the parking lot without paying for...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Jared Atkinson commits to Baylor

Wide receiver Jared Atkinson, of Horn High School in Mesquite, Texas, near Dallas, has committed to Baylor University. Atkinson made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. Blessed.. It's a blessing! Happy too say I have committed too Baylor University. #SicEm
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Sign Former Baylor Bears Standout Lache Seastrunk

Running back has been a position of concern for the Dallas Cowboys since the team let DeMarco Murray walk in free agency. So far all they have done is sign former Oakland Raider Darren McFadden, but the often injured McFadden is already nursing an injury suffered in OTAs (strained hamstring).With Ryan Williams also having injury issues the team needed some help just to get through...
Via FatManWriting
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor expects Sam Ukwuachu to play in 2015

The Baylor Bears have been waiting for Sam Ukwuachu to take the field for the past couple of years and it looks like that time will finally come in 2015. After transferring from Boise State before the 2013 season, Ukwuachu was forced to sit out the year to satisfy NCAA transfer rules. The defensive end was then ruled ineligible for all of 2014 for an issue that was never made public...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor unveils new uniforms

The Baylor Bears have become more and more known for their flashy uniforms and their willingness to go outside of the box for their looks on the field. On Friday, head coach Art Briles revealed the teams latest look which is just as flashy as anything we have seen from the school in the past. The uniforms feature the signature green and gold that we have grown used to with Baylor...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor Unveils Flashy New Uniforms For 2015 Season

The Baylor Bears, who finished just one spot out of the inaugural College Football Playoff last year, have become the “it” program in the Big 12, despite a lack of historical success. Uniforms are a big part of the reason why. Friday, Baylor head coach Art Briles unveiled a new set of threads that the Bears will presumably be wearing in 2015. They’re green, gold, with a whole...
Via College Spun
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor displays photo of CFB Playoff trophy in locker room

The Baylor Bears narrowly missed out on the inaugural College Football Playoff, despite many fans and analysts believing they deserved a crack at the nation’s final four. Baylor is using that snub as some inspiration leading up to the 2015-16 college football season. On Wednesday, the Baylor football Instagram account shared a picture of the door leading in to the team’s weight...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor Has A Picture Of The College Football Playoff Trophy On Its Weight Room Doors

Baylor narrowly missed clinching a spot in last year’s College Football Playoff, but the Bears still have their eyes on the ultimate prize. The BUFootball Instagram account posted a picture from the team’s weight room, which has double doors that are dressed up with pictures of Baylor’s back-to-back Big 12 Championship trophies, as well as the CFP trophy. Be The Standard...
Via College Spun
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Athlon Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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
Via Stack
May 20, 2015  |  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 http://t.co/51ASFKexSv— Ridiculousness (@WeLoveRobDyrdek) January 02, 2015 But if you have to audacity to defy Oakman and ask for...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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 »
Via FatManWriting
May 19, 2015  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 19, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

B&B: Baylor and Briles producing big wins, big money for each other

The Baylor Bears were the laughingstock of the Big 12 for years and years and years.And then Art Briles walked through that door and changed everything. Along with TCU's Gary Patterson, the Bears and Frogs now rule the conference, stepping over traditional powers Texas and Oklahoma.And Briles and Patterson are reaping the rewards. According to federal tax records obtained by USA...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor is huge early favorite to stampede the Ponies in opener

A runaway. A stampede. Call it whatever you like, but the Baylor Bears are expected to have no problem blowing by the SMU Mustangs in Dallas.You don't have to be an oddsmaker to make that pick, but that certainly is how oddsmaker 5dimes.eu feels about the Big 12 co-champion Bears' chances on Sept. 4 when they open the highly anticipated 2015 season on the road. Point spreads are...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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