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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
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Oakman Nailed a 40-Inch Box Jump While Holding 140 Pounds, and Now I'm Afraid

Shawn Oakman is a freak of nature. Oakman, the 6-foot-9, 280-pound defensive lineman from Baylor with a carved up six-pack and biceps the size of tree limbs, looks like the
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor’s Shawn Oakman Must See Box Jump

Baylor University‘s Shawn Oakman, a defensive end, became an internet legend after a photo of him went viral on Twitter. But not one to rest...
Via COED
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's Shawn Oakman did a 40-inch box jump ... holding 2 70 pound dumbbells

Baylor's Shawn Oakman completed a 40-inch box jump ... holding not one but two 70 pound dumbbells. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor DE Shawn Oakman Takes Box Jump to a Whole New Level--40" While Holding 70 Pound Dumbbells

There is a new king of the box jump--Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman. No, he did not best J.J. Watt's 61.5" jump (although he probably could). Yes, his jump was only a 40" jump, but it was much more difficult than Watt's or any other box jump attempt that has appeared online. How so?He did it while holding a 70-pound dumbbell in each hand.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Beast Shawn Oakman Nails 40-Inch Box Jump … While Holding 70-Pound Weights

In need of further proof that Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman isn’t from this planet? Then check out this video of Oakman showing off his physical prowess (again) by performing a 40-inch box jump with 70-pound weights in each hand. For real: This embed is invalid" /> After seeing that, I’m wondering how Oakman only logged 11 sacks last season...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Shawn Oakman takes the box jump to another level

You can alwways count on Shawn Oakman to give you your weekly dose of “beast.” A video of the Baylor defensive end turned Internet sensation slaughtering a workout at Athletic Gaines training center in Las Vegas surfaced and it will leave your mind blown, via Bleacher Report. The footage shows big man Oakman do a 40-inch box jump while holding 70-pound dumbbells. Let me repeat...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No Shock: Baylor's running backs earn ranking as best in Texas in '15

Best in Texas.The Baylor Bears will tell you the title comes as little Shock.It's the distinction the Dallas Morning News has given to Baylor's running backs in its position-by-position rankings in the state of Texas. The Bears' attack, which produced more than 2,100 yards and 30 touchdowns last season for an offense known for its dynamic passing game, is led by returning 1,000-yard...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Baylor Bears Preview: Schedule Preview & Outlook

The 2014 season for the Baylor Bears was one of the most magical in their program’s history. They were in contention to be one of the final four teams in the first annual College Football Playoff. The Bears rallied from 21 down against TCU in mid October to help keep their playoff hopes alive, but would see them evaporate the following week against West Virginia.  The Bears put...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakman, Drango, top NFL prospects in 2016, boost Bears' 3-peat chances

The Baylor Bears' quest for an unprecedented third consecutive Big 12 title received a huge boost when sack man Shawn Oakman and superior left tackle Spencer Drango each decided to put off the NFL.   Now each will be looked upon as top prospects for the 2016 NFL draft.   Once the doormat of the league, the Bears had never won a Big 12 championship until 2013. They did it again...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu LeComte Leaves The U, Transfers to Baylor

Once again, the Baylor Bears continue to be a staple in Big 12 college basketball. Per ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, guard Manu LeComte will transfer from the University of Miami to Baylor. Miami transfer Manu Lecomte has committed to Baylor, source told ESPN. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 21, 2015 Hailing from Belgium, the 5-foot-11, 170 pound LeComte averaged 7.9 points...
Via Campus Sports Net
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

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

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

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 Drops #EveryoneInBlack Hype Video Ahead Of OSU Game

Currently ranked No. 7 by the College Football Playoff committee, the Baylor Bears are facing an uphill battle when it comes to playing for a national championship this year. Luckily, they do still have three contests left – against Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and No. 12 Kansas State. For this Saturday’s game against the Cowboys, they’re going all out. Baylor has declared the...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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