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Chery lifts No. 20 Baylor to rout of No. 19 Texas

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Kenny Chery scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half and Royce O'Neale added 20 points to help 20th-ranked Baylor beat No. 19 Texas 83-60 Saturday. Rico Gathers grabbed 15 rebounds for Baylor (16-5, 4-4 Big 12). Texas (14-7, 3-5) converted just 5 of 26 3-point attempts, many of them wide open as the Bears invited them to shoot. Baylor hit 12 of its 22 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

DE Magee leaves Bears

Defensive lineman Javonte Magee is no longer on the Baylor football team, according to coach Art Briles.

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Baylor late run for 69-58 win over No. 19 Oklahoma

WACO, Texas (AP) Lester Medford had 17 points, Rico Gathers provided the rim-rocking highlight in a game-clinching run and No. 21 Baylor went on to a 69-58 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma on Saturday night. Medford hit a 3-pointer in a late 10-0 run that finally put the Bears (15-4, 3-3 Big 12) ahead to stay. Then came a long defensive rebound by Kenny Chery and a pass ahead to Royce...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: Baylor W, Carlton Bragg, and I’m Frank Mason!

Have you heard @IAmRedhead‘s rap inspired by Frank Mason? If not, listen here. (Language – wear headphones around children) It’s been a great week for the Kansas Jayhawks, who defeated the Baylor Bears in Waco to open their Big 12 conference slate. The ugly win marked the 24th straight season that KU has opened conference play with a victory, and Ryan Landreth, Daniel Cunningham...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor’s Already Added 2014 To The McLane Stadium “Big 12 Champions” Wall

This college football season is not even over yet, but Baylor is already showing off its latest Big 12 Championship at McLane Stadium. The athletic department has added 2014 to the stadium’s northwest wall to go with the 2013 title. Unfortunately, Baylor can’t add any signage signifying itself as the “one true champion.” Maybe next year, Bears fans. McLane Stadium’s NW...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  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

Spartans complete improbable comeback over Baylor for Cotton Bowl crown

In one of the greatest games in Michigan State football history the resilient Spartans managed to erase a 20 point Baylor lead to beat the Bears 42-41 at the Cotton Bowl. WHAT A COMEBACK WIN! The Spartans defeat the Baylor Bears in comeback fashion, scoring the go ahead TD with 17… http://t.co/WhxzvAGSVb — The Majors E.Lansing (@TMSNXELansing) January 1, 2015 Like any 20...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty On Twitter: “It Has Been An Absolute Honor And Privilege To Have Been Baylor’s QB”

Bryce Petty had a fabulous statistical performance against Michigan State, throwing for 550 yards and three touchdowns in his final collegiate game. Unfortunately for Petty and his Bears teammates, Michigan State put together a wild comeback to steal a 42-41 Cotton Bowl win. However, Petty appears to be keeping his head held high, and sent out a nice message to fans on Twitter. ...
Via College Spun
January 01, 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

WATCH: Michigan State Destroys Baylor Kicker Chris Callahan During Blocked Kick Return

Late in the fourth quarter with the chance to go up by nine and effectively ice a Cotton Bowl win over Michigan State the Baylor Bears lined up for a field goal kick. Now you would think that the worse thing that could happen to the kicker, Chris Callahan, would be for him to miss or a block.You would be wrong. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor WR Jay Lee Tosses Nice 53-Yard Touchdown to Fellow WR Corey Coleman

Baylor has shown in recent years that it is not afraid to use a little 'trickeration' from time to time in order to make the big play. When trick plays work they are things of beauty, but when they don't--man, it can get ugly. Good thing for fans of the Bears is their team is pretty good at being tricky when they want to be.They proved just that in the first quarter of the Cotton...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor WR KD Cannon Gets Bears on the Scoreboard With Beautiful 49-Yard Bomb

After watching Michigan State march down the field and score the Baylor Bears needed to respond. The Spartans defense is pretty tough so falling behind early was not something Art Briles and company wanted to do. Good thing is with Bryce Petty behind center and a collection of weapons at his disposal there was a good chance the Michigan State lead would not last.Which it didn't after...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor's Spencer Drango gets 'Kissbombed' by teammate Shawn Oakman (VIDEO)

Media interviews are occasionally interrupted by a kiss on the cheek — at least from your mom, girlfriend or wife — and are not so uncommon. But how does a player react when that peck on your face comes from a teammate? We found out when Baylor's Spencer Drango was left a little stunned after the Bears' Shawn Oakman kissbombed his pre-Cotton Bowl media session with a fleeting...
Via The Other Paper
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Preview: Michigan State Vs. Baylor

Next up in our bowl preview series is the Cotton Bowl. This game features two teams who both qualified for BCS games a year ago. One team has one of the most explosive offenses in the nation, while the other touts one of the more dominant defenses. Let’s see how our writers have this game playing out. Princess Sparkle — Baylor is pissed, really pissed.  They did what they...
Via Know It All Football
December 27, 2014  |  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

Dez Bryant Steals Kyle Fuller’s Lunch Money with Vicious Stiff Arm

Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller has the very unenviable task of containing, or attempting to, Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant in back-to-back weeks. During the first drive in Thursday’s ballgame, Fuller learned just how nasty that Dez stiff arm is. Watch as Bryant completely demolishes Fuller with a vicious stiff arm: [Twitter: @_MarcusD_] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Briles: It's un-American to keep TCU ahead of Baylor

Attention, College Football Playoff selection committee: if you leave Baylor out of the playoff and keep TCU in, you’re basically un-American.  That’s what Bears’ coach Art Briles thinks, anyway.  The 59-year-old coach appeared on ESPN’s Mike & Mike program Thursday morning, during which he touched on a number of topics, including the health of his quarterback,...
Via College Spun
December 04, 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

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
Via The Student Section
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Trashes Oklahoma, Vaults into College Football Playoff Discussion

Thanks to its 48-14 thrashing of Oklahoma, it’s time to put Baylor back in the national championship conversation. Make no mistake about it: the Bears beat a very good Sooner team. Sure, OU has two losses, but both of those came against teams currently ranked in the top 10. More importantly, the Sooners could have easily earned a “W” in both of those contests if they had come...
Via The Student Section
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Come on, Baylor, You’re Ruining It for the Big 12

Every team in the Big 12 this year played a non-conference game against a Power 5 opponent, save for one. Baylor, the defending conference champ, played Northwestern State and SMU in Waco. The Bears’ toughest test? A Friday night game at Buffalo. Baylor’s preseason diet of cupcakes helped the Bears fatten up on easy Ws. Art Briles’ team won all three games by a combined score...
Via The Student Section
November 05, 2014  |  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 fair, the Bears...
Via FatManWriting
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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