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Prospect primer: Shawn Oakman | DL | Baylor

Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman started gaining notoriety with his play in 2014 but it was how he looked in the Cotton Bowl versus Michigan State that saw him become a near household name. No, it wasn’t how he looked playing the actual game. It was how chiseled, yolked up, and intimidating he looked in a picture that led him to become a popular internet meme for weeks following...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor could wear new uni combo every game for 10 years

The Baylor Bears are making a name for themselves as one of the top programs in college football when it comes to uniform innovation. Outside of the Oregon Ducks, Baylor has some of the flashiest and most diverse uni combos. In fact, they have so many different options to wear on gameday that CBS Sports figured out the team could wear a different uniform in every game for the next...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Baylor commit jumps over three people for dunk

How many people could you jump over? How many people could you jump over while throwing down a slam dunk? Most likely, the number is significantly less than Baylor Bears commit. Mark Vital. At the NBPA Top 100 on Friday, the 6-foot-5 winger was able to jump over three of his fellow campers for a dunk. Prior to the impressive feat, Vital was already considered one of the best dunkers...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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

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

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

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

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

Bears got that bling, as in their championship rings

Lost in the haze of the College Football Playoff committee leaving the Big 12 out of the inaugural four-team bracket, was the fact that the Baylor Bears claimed back-to-back conference championships. That they had to share the title with the TCU Horned Frogs is of little consequence, especially now that the Bears have their 2014 championship rings.As everybody knows, the bling is...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Is The Third Best QB Prospect In The 2015 NFL Draft?

I’ve recently been tasked with scouting and grading the three quarterbacks that seem to be in the “second tier” at the position for the 2015 NFL draft. These 3 QBs are Bryce Petty from Baylor, Brett Hundley from UCLA, and Garrett Grayson from Colorado State. Let’s take a look at who is the best of the trio… I’ve decided the best approach to handling this task is to...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Bears Forward Rico Gathers With An Awesome Windmill Dunk Against West Virginia

The Baylor Bears are hoping to make a deep run in the Tournament this year and hope to have the team firing on all cylinders when it starts. With three wins in a row heading in to Saturday's game against West Virginia everything appears to be on the right track and with three minutes remaining and a 19-point lead it appears that they will stay on track.Rico Gathers was one of four...
Via FatManWriting
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Baylor’s Rico Gathers Throws Down A Powerful Fast Break Windmill Dunk

Not every 280-pound forward can throw down an athletic windmill dunk during a live game. Baylor’s Rico Gathers isn’t every 280-pound forward. During today’s game against West Virginia, the big junior found himself alone, on the receiving end of a long Taurean Prince outlet pass, and went up for a powerful windmill dunk on the uncontested fast break. Rico F. Gathers. https...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor Football Hangs Another Big 12 Champions Sign Inside Team Meeting Room

Due to re-alignment, the Big 12 Conference hasn’t had a championship game since 2010, meaning the regular season winner has been the sole league champion the past four seasons. The Baylor Bears won the Big 12 regular season crown outright in 2013, and tied with TCU for it this season. Baylor had the tiebreaker over the Horned Frogs this year by virtue of its 61-58 victory. The...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor Unveils Awesome New Gray Helmets

The Baylor Bears won’t be suiting up for another football game for another eight months or so, but when they do, they’ll apparently have at least one new option when it comes to their headgear. Jeff Barlow, the school’s Director of Equipment Services, tweeted out a photo of a new gray lid that he claims is a “new addition to the family.” We’re assuming that means it...
Via College Spun
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cotton Bowl: Baylor Feels TCU’s Pain, Blowing A Fourth-Quarter Lead Of At Least 20 Points

The years come and go — a reality never more present than on New Year’s Day — and sports continue to amaze us. The new year of 2015 didn’t waste much time causing our mouths to drop, our brains to explode, our hearts to thump-thump-thump away. Like a slow-motion train wreck, one calamity after another visited the Baylor Bears at a point in time when 143 different negative...
Via The Student Section
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s LaQuon McGowan scores ultimate fat guy touchdown

It’s tough to beat fat guy touchdowns for entertainment value. This one ranks right up there. Check out the TD reception by 6 foot 7, 390-pound Baylor Bears guard LaQuon McGowan. This one had all the elements. Big man. A real pop pass pattern. And to a GUARD! Splendid. Really nice. Unfortunately, Baylor, they of the gold chrome helmets, would eventually blow a big lead to Michigan...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Forget The Playoff For A Moment: Baylor Is The Big 12 Champion… If History is Any Measure

The Baylor Bears defeated the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday night in Waco, Texas, to finish with an 8-1 Big 12 record, atop the conference standings alongside the TCU Horned Frogs. You might have heard this at some point in the past week: Baylor beat TCU head-to-head. The score was 61-58. Just wanted to make sure you knew, because really, there was a dearth of information circulating...
Via The Student Section
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Have a Very Important Friend in the State of Texas

The Baylor Bears are on the outside looking in when it comes to the inaugural college football playoffs. Many think they should be in since they defeated No. 3 TCU, but it seems that the penalty-filled loss to West Virginia may be costing Art Briles a shot at the title.Not everyone sees it that way though. In fact there is one very important 'friend' that thinks the Bears should...
Via FatManWriting
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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