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Baylor wraps up fall football camp with short scrimmage

Devin Chafin scored the only touchdown on a 3-yard run as Baylor closed fall camp with an abbreviated 45-minute scrimmage Thursday night at McLane Stadium.

Baylor football wraps up fall camp with short scrimmage

Devin Chafin scored the only touchdown on a 3-yard run as Baylor closed fall camp with an abbreviated 45-minute scrimmage Thursday night at McLane Stadium.

Why the Bears can win the national title

Can Baylor win the national title? The folks over at College Spun make a solid case. Take a look below:Art Briles was handed a program in shambles when he was hired to be the next head coach of the Baylor football team in late November, 2007. The Bears were coming off consecutive seasons with eight or more losses, and there were no signs of turning things around. But Briles stepped...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #5 Baylor

The college football staff at SQ have put together a ranking of the top-25 teams heading into 2015. To get our readers prepared for the upcoming season, the staff has created a preview for each one of these teams. Auburn came in at #6, but today’s focus is on #5 Baylor.Team: BaylorSQ Ranking: 52014 Record: 11-2Finish in AP Poll: 7thHead Coach: Art Briles (8th year)Key Arrivals...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears 2015 football roster

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Baylor could face legal fallout over rape case

As speculation mounts on just how much Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles knew about former player Sam Ukwuachu’s violent past, the university itself could soon be in hot water over its handling of the matter. Per a report by Matthew Watkins of The Texas Tribune, legal experts say that Baylor could find itself questioned by both lawyers and federal investigators regarding its...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor utilizing new technology for athletic performance

The Baylor Bears have gone all the way to Europe and Slovenia to find a company that provides muscle diagnostic tools recently being used to help deter injury and catalog muscle development. Andrew Althoff, Director of Applied Performance, says, “Coach Briles is always pushing them to go out and about and finding the latest piece of technology that nobody else is using.” The...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles must come forward now to avoid epic downfall

Over the past 24 hours, rumors have been swirling about whether or not Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles knew about the violent past of defensive lineman and former Boise State Broncos player Sam Ukwuachu. If he did, he simply needs to resign now to avoid a complete and utter PR nightmare for both himself and the Bears program. Earlier this week, Ukwuachu was convicted of sexual...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Art Briles ignore Sam Ukwuachu’s violent past?

Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles is in the headlines for all of the wrong reasons today. Following news that defensive end Sam Ukwuachu was found guilty of raping a former Baylor soccer player, Briles decided to come out and defend his decision to allow the troubled player on his team despite a checkered past that led to his dismissal from Boise State. Art Briles emphatically...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Coach Defends School Accepting Player Later Convicted Of Sexual Assault

It’s a case of he said, he said involving two coaches in major college football. After former Baylor Bears player Sam Ukwuachu was found guilty of a sexual assault involving a soccer player at the school, coach Art Briles is defending the university in saying he didn’t know about past issues Ukwuachu had at Boise State, his first college: Ukwuachu transferred in to Baylor in...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Plays, 1 Point, And 2 Very Different Conversations About Baylor

It’s an inconvenient part about these games people play: The score is tallied. No matter what outside events might shape the final score, those numbers acquire a permanence which unavoidably affects the way events are remembered… and how history is written. After the 2013 college football regular season, the Baylor Bears — as champions of the Big 12 — got blown off the field...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 6 — Baylor

Baylor Bears 2014 Record: 11-2 overall, 8-1 Big 12 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will the Bears Win Their Third Straight Big 12 Title? Baylor is quietly emerging as one of the top programs in college football. With very little fanfare, the Bears have captured the last two Big 12 championships, finishing 7th in the final Coaches Poll last year. This begs the question: ...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Art Briles of Baylor Bears, Gary Patterson of TCU Horned Frogs became star coaches

College football analyst Robert Smith says Baylor is the second-best team in the country behind Ohio State. At first glance, Baylor's Art Briles and TCU's Gary Patterson seem to be dichotomies of one another. Patterson is a defensive genius; Briles, an offensive guru. Briles quips maxims with a Texas twang; Patterson can easily delve into a rapid soliloquy.But how did this all come...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor preview: The time is now

Baylor football might be in the best position it has ever been. The Bears are coming off consecutive 11-win seasons and currently sit at No. 4 in the Amway Coaches Poll.They are considered to be one of the lead contenders for the College Football Playoff.But with a new set of achievements comes newfound pressure. Baylor now has national expectations. The Bears have come up short...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Freshman Quarterback Jarrett Stidham Has Added Over 20 Pounds Of Muscle Since Enrolling In January

Jarrett Stidham was one of the top recruits in Baylor’s 2015 class. The five-star quarterback, who 247Sports ranked No. 1 among dual-threat players, has apparently made some serious gains since arriving in Waco in January. According to USA Today’s Paul Myerberg, Stidham has put on between 20-30 pounds since January. Baylor 5* freshman QB Jarrett Stidham has put on 20-30 lbs...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's long snapper launches craziest snap you'll ever see

How about some love for all the long snappers out there? One of the less 'sexy' positions in football, the long snapper is still vital to a team's success. Usually, the only time you hear their names is when they're screwing something up.But Jimmy Landes doesn't care about football norms. Check out the Baylor long snapper launching a ball into a trash can from the top of McLane Stadium:
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Baylor Player Snaps Ball Into Trash Can From Top Of The Stadium

I’m still calling bogus on this video, and I don’t care that there are two cameras shooting it. On Sunday, Baylor Bears long snapper Jimmy Landes posted onto Twitter a video of himself doing a “trick snap” from the top of the team’s stadium in Waco. Here’s the video … judge for yourself: From the top of the stadium @SportsCenter @BUFootball pic.twitter.com/shoZR7V5Lc...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor Linebacker Trolls TCU Waitress

Last season’s showdown between Baylor and TCU was one of the greatest college games in recent memory. The Bears erased a 21-point deficit in the final 11 minutes to stun TCU in a 61-58 victory. It’s no secret that anyone affiliated with Baylor is going to want to trump that to any Frog fans out there. Former Baylor linebacker Eddie Lackey is definitely one of those people. ...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor LB Trolls TCU Alumna Waitress With Tip

The Baylor Bears and TCU Horned Frogs saw their rivalry reach a new level last year when both teams finished 8-1 in their conference games and tied for the Big 12 title. The funny thing is, though, that Baylor edged out TCU when they matched up 61-58. So when former Baylor linebacker Eddie Lackey went out to eat and discovered his waitress had graduated from TCU, he just knew he...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Baylor Bears Trolling TCU With Team Picture?

Folks from Baylor say it was just a coincidence. They say that they did not intentionally place No. 61 and No. 58 next to each other. They say that they were not trying to troll the TCU Horned Frogs by placing the score of Baylor's epic comeback over TCU front and center.If they had though...it would have been a pretty good idea.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor guard’s career in jeopardy after HCM diagnosis

Baylor Bears sophomore guard King McClure’s basketball career is in jeopardy following a diagnosis of hydrotrophic cardiomyopathay, a condition that enlarges the muscles of the heart. Speaking to Jason King of Bleacher Report, Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Michael Ackerman detailed McClure’s condition. Ackerman told the McClures that HCM can affect patients in seven different ways...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears: Perfect fit for SEC?

Baylor is on the verge (if they're not already) of becoming a Big 12 powerhouse. But would they be a better fit in the SEC?One writer thinks so.According to Waco Tribune-Herald sports copy editor Mitch Blomert, Baylor should be the hottest of commodities should realignment open back up. In fact, the Georgia graduate said Baylor would be a perfect fit in the SEC.“The Bears are not...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Kicker Spencer Evans Kicks 70-Yard Field Goal

Playing for the Baylor Bears has to be a lot of fun for most of the squad. The high-octane offense has to be a blast to be a part of and since the team often gets out to big leagues the defense can just pin its ears back and come after the quarterback. However, it is probably not too much fun for one guy--kicker Spencer Evans. Yeah, he gets to kick a ton of extra points, but where...
Via FatManWriting
July 09, 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

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
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