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Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Big-12 schools will face off against one another Saturday afternoon when the Baylor Bears host the Kansas Jayhawks. No. 13 Baylor (6-1) will look to keep unranked Kansas (2-5) winless in Big-12 play. Coverage of the game between Baylor and Kansas will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 4:00 pm ET from McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. The Odds: Baylor is a 36 point favorite against...
Via Tireball.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Baylor finally gets chance to get over loss

WACO, Texas (AP) Bryce Petty and No. 12 Baylor had to sit on that loss an extra week. ''If I had my choice I would have much rather been on the field,'' the senior quarterback said. ''Actually, I did not watch many games.'' The Bears (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) are still in a solid spot to win another Big 12 title if they get back to winning games. But they...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks can take advantage of a spotty Baylor defense

After Baylor's dreams of an undefeated season were dashed, coach Art Briles used the bye week to his advantage even though the Bears were itching to get back on the field. While it may have a slim chance to climb back into the national title hunt, No. 12 Baylor will be focused on putting up a cleaner performance Saturday against a Kansas team seeking its first conference road...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics honor Baylor's Isaiah Austin prior to game

Hearts of sports fans across the country broke a few days prior to the NBA Draft when it was revealed that potential lottery pick and Baylor Bear Isaiah Austin would have to give up playing competitive basketball forever. Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a condition that produced an enlarged aorta that could cause his heart to rupture if he continued to play. But the NBA...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baylor hopes to break pattern after Sweet 16 again

Baylor has gotten into quite a pattern over the past few seasons, with deep NCAA tournament runs every other year. After making it to the Sweet 16 last season, the Bears have lost more than half of their scoring and rebounding from that team. Senior point guard Kenny Chery returns, but the Bears lost three other starters who averaged double-figure scoring last season - big men Cory...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marfan syndrome focus of Tip Off luncheon

Due to travel complications, former Baylor basketball player Isaiah Austin was unable to speak at Tuesday’s Waco Chamber of Commerce Tip Off Luncheon.

Former Baylor basketball center Isaiah Austin to speak at tipoff luncheon

Former Baylor center Isaiah Austin, who has brought increased awareness to Marfan’s Syndrome since his diagnosis, will be the featured speaker at the annual Central Texas Tipoff Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

It May Cost All West Virginia Students Money if The Football Team Keeps Winning (and fans celebrating)

Anyone associated with West Virginia University has to be proud to have that relationship right about now. Students, faculty, alumni, admin workers, etc. are all probably on Cloud Nine after a dominate win over the Baylor Bears Saturday. However, at the same time it's kind of a bummer.So much damage was done in the post-game celebration riots the school is tossing around all...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears’ Corey Coleman Brings the Wood in Loss

The West Virginia Mountaineers won the war against the Baylor Bears, but the Bears weren’t about to be handed their first loss without giving the opposition something to remember them by. It’s always impressive when a wide receiver makes a great block to open up a big play, but it’s even better when his man up and gets [&hellip (Visited 4 times, 4 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
13 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Bryce Petty, No. 4 Baylor upset by unranked West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 Saturday. The Mountaineers (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) earned their first win over a top five opponent since the Fiesta Bowl after the 2007 season. West Virginia sacked Baylor's Bryce Petty four times and limited the Bears to one touchdown after halftime. Baylor was penalized...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor sloppy and shut down by West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 Saturday. The Mountaineers (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) earned their first win over a top five opponent since the Fiesta Bowl after the 2007 season. West Virginia sacked Baylor's Bryce Petty four times and limited the Bears to one touchdown after halftime. Baylor was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Up-tempo era redefining which stats matter

The numbers keep going higher and higher. When Baylor's Bryce Petty threw for 510 yards last week to rally the Bears to a 61-58 victory over TCU, it marked the 12th time this season a quarterback has passed for at least 500 yards. That represents the most 500-yard passing performances in one season since at least 1996, the earliest year STATS has on record for that particular...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Petty’s Road To Heisman Goes Through Morgantown

(October 16, 2014) – On the first drive of the opening game of the 2014 Baylor Bears season, pre-season Heisman hopeful quarterback Bryce Petty decided to run on a read option. It wasn’t a dramatic play or a devastating tackle, just a simple option run up the middle for a first down. When he entered the game for the second drive he was seen grimacing and holding his back after...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears at West Virginia Mountaineers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday afternoon the No. 4 Baylor Bears will look to remain unbeaten when they take on a fellow Big 12 opponent in the West Virginia Mountaineers. Baylor (6-0) and West Virginia (4-2) will each be looking for a win in this one. Coverage of the game will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV. The Odds: The Baylor Bears are a...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

KD Cannon a Deep Threat for the Bears

#9 KD Cannon – FR Wide Receiver (Roster Photo Courtesy of BaylorBears.com) KD Cannon (6’0’’ 170lbs) is one talented freshman that will be a deep threat to WVU this weekend at Milan Puskar Stadium. Cannon, a top 50 national recruit, from Mount Pleasant High School (Texas) was given offers from 21 college teams including West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Texas Tech of the Big 12...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Preview

When the Baylor Bears come to town, you’re almost always guaranteed a high-wire act with exciting football and lots of points. The Bears come to Morgantown on Saturday ranked No. 4 in the country, have a Heisman trophy candidate in quarterback Bryce Petty, and an offense that can score in the blink of an eye. While the offense can light up scoreboards, the defense is still suspect...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Baylor?

Baylor traditions tell the story of the university’s heritage, honors its past and binds generations of Bears together in a shared experience that transcends time, culture, and trends. McLane Stadium: Home of the Baylor Bears Football Team in Waco, Texas. School Colors: The schools colors Green and Gold were chosen by a student committee by looking out a window and seeing the wild...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Bears Commit Drew Galitz Kicks 71-Yard Field Goal

Baylor Bears kicker Chris Callahan was the hero of the day last week when he kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired to give the Bears a 61-58 win over TCU. After a kick like that it's hard to imagine the team would even consider using someone else, but--well, let's just say it's a good thing the kick was only from 28 yards out (he's 0-5 from 30+).To be...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Baylor wins wild one over No. 9 TCU in Waco

WACO, Texas - Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty called Saturday's thrilling 61-58 win over TCU Saturday a statement win for the Bears. The statement has to be that there's never too big of a deficit for the fifth-ranked Bears (6-0, 3-0 in Big 12). Not even when they're down 21 points with just over 11 minutes left after a deflating interception return for a touchdown. All...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Photographer Absolutely Crushed By A Flying Football During Baylor-TCU Game

It was a good night for those at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas this evening. For everyone except TCU and an ill-fated photographer, anyway.  The No. 5 Baylor Bears came back from 21 points down to beat No. 9 TCU on a last-second field goal. As the clock expired, the students rushed the field. Pandemonium ensued.  Art Briles’ program and his fans were obviously thrilled. Gary...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Art Briles Says “It Was A Disgrace” That Bryce Petty Wasn’t Invited To The 2013 Heisman Trophy Ceremony

Baylor head coach Art Briles sat down with Campus Insiders’ Seth Davis, and gave a fantastic 25 minute interview. He touches on many different moments in his career, and goes in depth about his Bears team. He’s especially candid when discussing star quarterback Bryce Petty, and what he felt was a snub in Petty not getting invited to New York for the Heisman Trophy presentation...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears Are Now One of the Big Dogs But Are They the Lead?

Some folks may still look at Baylor as the lap dog of college football like the team was for years, but that is far from the truth nowadays.@Nick_Pants/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Bears RB Shock Linwood Plunges Ahead for First Touchdown in McLane Stadium

Baylor wanted to make a splash when it opened up its new $266 million stadium. How better to do that than to be the one football game on Sunday night that the whole country can watch? Of course it didn't hurt that they have a Heisman candidate at quarterbacks leading the most prolific offense in the nation. Wouldn't you know it, but in spite of their passing prowess Baylor...
Via FatManWriting
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA prospect diagnosed with career-ending condition

Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which will end his basketball career just days before the NBA Draft. "This is devastating news, but Isaiah has the best support system anyone could ask for, and he knows that all of Baylor Nation is behind him," head coach Scott Drew said. "His health is the most important thing, and while it's extremely sad...
Via RealGM
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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