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College Football’s Biggest Receiver Will Scare You And Every DB In America

Baylor tight end LaQuan McGowan is a monster dude, and he has incredible hands to go with. Here's video of him catching passes one-handed.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor TE LaQuan McGowan Making One-Handed Catches in Warm-Ups

The Baylor Bears have a not-so-secret weapon that is starting to look like he could be rather dangerous should the team opt to use him during the season. I am talking about 400+ lb. offensive tackle turned tight end LaQuan McGowan. He certainly looked capable of playing the part of offensive weapon when he caught a touchdown pass against Michigan State. Baylor has been having him...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Fat Guy Tight End Is Crushing It In Spring Games

In case you missed the important news earlier this year, Baylor is attempting to convert a 410-pound lineman into the world’s most fun to watch tight end. The experiment actually seems to be going quite well. LaQuan McGowan, a 6’7, 410 lbs. senior who has primarily lined up at guard in the past, has switched over to TE Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches Pass in Spring Game

Baylor’s LaQuan McGowan is a very large man. According to the school’s official roster, the Texas native is 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds....
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crowd Goes Wild When 410-lb 'Tight End' LaQuan McGowan Catches a Pass During Baylor Spring Game

Earlier this offseason the world was made privy to some of the inner workings of Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles and his coaching staff. They let it slip that 410-lb offensive tackle LaQuan McGowan would get some more time lined up as a tight end in the future. The big man looked pretty good when he caught his touchdown pass against Michigan State so why not, right?Sure enough...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect look ahead: Rico Gathers

Many considered the Big 12 the best conference in the country this season. I wouldn’t disagree. While previewing the conference for USA Today Sports this fall, I looked at team after team — Iowa State to Oklahoma State to West Virginia — and thought “Wow, the Big 12 may get eight teams in the Big Dance this year.” Missing on Kansas State, I was off by just one. Considering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor vs. Georgia State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@official_jk3 The Baylor Bears, who finished tied for fourth place in the ultra-tough Big 12 this season, will take on the Georgia State Panthers, winners of both the Sun Belt regular season title and the conference title. The Bears are one of the most athletic teams in the country. The Panthers feature Ryan Harrow and Kevin Ware – two transfers who have helped propel...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince scores 18 as No. 16 Baylor beats No. 18 WVU in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In an era of freshman superstars, of one-and-done players stopping through college for a moment, Baylor relied on its upperclassmen when things got tight against West Virginia. Naturally, a handful of juniors and seniors held up under the pressure. Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and the No. 16 Bears pulled away late for an...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Baylor beats No. 18 WVU 80-70 in Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Rico Gathers added 14 points and eight rebounds for the fourth-seeded Bears (24-8), who advanced to play the winner of top-seeded Kansas and No. 9 seed TCU in the...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston College Classic: Game by Game

Game 1: Hawaii downs Baylor Bears HOUSTON, Tex.—The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (6-8) beat the Baylor Bears (6-6) 2-1 in game one of the Houston College Classic behind a strong start from LJ Brewster. Brewster (3-1) had the strikeout pitch working early and often throughout his 6 1/3 innings pitched. He gave up just one run on two hits with 4 walks before giving way to the bullpen...
Via Baseball Essential
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s 410-Pound Tight End Is Going To Be The Best Part Of College Football Next Season

Spring is just around the corner, which means college football teams are starting to get a first look at their squads for next season. One interesting development out of Baylor’s camp is the fact that LaQuan McGowan has been taking snaps at tight end and halfback.  Why is that interesting? Well, he’s 6’7, listed at 410 pounds, and typically Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor to Make 390 Pound Offensive Lineman LaQuan McGowan a Tight End

During the Cotton Bowl college football fans went nuts when the Baylor Bears lined up a 390-pound offensive lineman, LaQuan McGowan, at tight end and then when Bryce Petty actually threw to him and he caught it? And ran it in for a touchdown? Fans everywhere pretty much went wild, but after they calmed down many pondered one question.Why not do that more often? Read more »
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  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

Ex-homeless Baylor RB sidelined by NCAA rule violation

Baylor running back Silas Nacita, a once-homeless backup, is no longer a member of the Bears program after accepting impermissible benefits last summer, a violation of NCAA rules.  "Silas Nacita will not be a part of the football program moving forward due to rules violations that impact his eligibility," Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw said. "We appreciate his contributions...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Silas Nacita Addresses NCAA Ineligibility: “I’m Just A Kid Who Wanted To Go To School And Play Football”

Earlier today, Baylor star Shawn Oakman lashed out against the NCAA on Twitter about one of his teammates, Silas Nacita, being released from the program due to ineligibility. Nacita had been one of the more inspirational stories in college football, walking on to the Bears after being homeless and forced to sleep on friends’ floors and couches. Now, Nacita has addressed the situation...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor DL Shawn Oakman Defends Dismissed Teammate, Criticizes NCAA Policy

Coming off an 11-2 Big 12 championship season, Baylor opened spring practice yesterday. This morning, the Bears’ star defensive lineman Shawn Oakman took to Twitter to air a grievance against NCAA regulations.  According to Oakman, a member of the Baylor squad was dismissed from the team because he accepted a place to live and violated NCAA rules.  Yesterday,the first day of...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

ITP: Baylor Comeback, Big Monday, and WVU Prop Bets

Death, taxes, and Daniel screwing up college basketball predictions. Oh, and also, KU beat Baylor at home, Cliff Alexander didn’t play very much, and Kentucky won. It had to have been the most predictable weekend in the history of the sport. Kansas survived a tougher-than-most-expected-it-to-be game against the Baylor Bears to pick up their 10th win of the conference season. Cliff...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Taurean Prince Sinks Unlikely Shot Against Oklahoma State

Baylor Bears forward Taurean Prince sunk a very weird shot on Monday night thanks to the assistance of a Cowboys defender.
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 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

Baylor’s 390-Pound Lineman Scores Fantastic Fat Guy Touchdown (Video)

There were plenty of awesome plays in college football on New Year’s Day. But nothing beats a fat guy touchdown. In the third quarter of the Cotton Bowl between No. 5 Baylor and No. 8 Michigan State, quarterback Bryce Petty dropped back to pass. As you might expect, the Spartans didn’t think to cover the massive 390-pound man who waddled down the middle of the field. So Petty...
Via NESN.com
January 02, 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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