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Baylor forced to play fourth-string quarterback, loses to Texas

No. 12 Baylor entered Saturday’s game against 4-7 Texas starting third-string quarterback Chris Johnson. So when Johnson took a hard hit late in the second quarter and was forced to exit with an injury, the Bears were down to… wide receiver Lynx Hawthorne, who, according to ESPN, last played quarterback his junior year of high school. Hawthorne’s stat line was not good ...
Via The Comeback
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor down to 4th QB -- a wide receiver -- after Chris Johnson hurt

WACO, Texas -- Baylor's big-play offense is on its fourth quarterback, a junior receiver who last called signals his junior year in high school.Lynx Hawthorne was pressed into action when Chris Johnson took a hard hit and fumbled on a run with about 2 minutes left in the first quarter of Saturday's regular-season finale for the No. 12 Bears against Texas.Johnson was starting his...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor Loses Another Quarterback After Third String QB Chris Johnson Hurt Early Against Texas

The Baylor Bears have been put to the test this season. Could they survive after losing their first string quarterback? Thanks to Jarret Stidham the answer appeared to be yes. Could they survive after losing their second string quarterback? It wasn't always pretty, but thanks to Chris Johnson the answer appeared to be yes.How about after losing their third string quarterback? #Baylor...
Via FatManWriting
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor's Jarrett Stidham out for regular season

The hits keep coming for the quarterback position at Baylor. Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reported Jarrett Stidham, who took over for an injured Seth Russell, is out for the rest of the regular season. #Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham is out for rest of the regular season, source tells @FoxSports. — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) November 25, 2015 Stidham started three games...
Via Sportsnaut
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham Out For Season With Broken Ankle

Baylor freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham will miss the remainder of the season with a broken ankle, according to a report from Baylor beat writer Shehan Jeyarajah. Stidham missed the second half of Saturday’s win over Oklahoma State after being injured,  Just confirmed: #Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham is out for the season with a broken bone in his ankle. — Shehan Jeyarajah...
Via College Spun
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson's first college TD pass was an absolute dime (VIDEO)

Baylor is down to its third-string quarterback due to Jarrett Stidham's plethora of injuries, so Chris Johnson is at the helm for the Bears against Oklahoma State. Johnson had only attempted four passes in his college career going into Saturday night's tilt in Stillwater, but he's looked sharp in relief thus far.Watch as Johnson delivers a perfect laser to Jay Lee for a 39-yard touchdown...
Via Fox Sports
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor looks to cause playoff stir in Stillwater

The last time the Baylor Bears won in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the fifth Heisman Trophy award was given to Nile Kinnick, a halfback from Iowa. That same year, No. 1 TCU beat No. 6 Carnegie Tech 15-7 in the fifth Sugar Bowl and the University of Oregon beat Ohio State 46-33 in the very first NCAA men’s basketball championship. Seventy-six years and 11 meetings on Oklahoma State soil...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson ready to carry heavy workload if Andre Ellington sits

Chris Johnson's mindset is and always will be the same. Whether Andre Ellington is healthy for Week 2 or not, Johnson is ready."I'm always preparing myself like I'm getting 20, 25 touches a game," Johnson said, via ESPN. After Ellington went down with a knee injury in Week 1, Johnson assumed much of the work in the backfield, carrying seven times for 30 yards. It was revealed...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Speed MONSTER: Free Agents, Fair Game

While Chris Johnson may not be the handsome face you think of when you think Chicago sports (that’s most likely Ditka), his status on a football team is up in the air, and some sources have gone as far as saying that the secrecy shrouding his team decision is the kind of thing capable of being carried out by Phil Emery and the Bears organization as of late. Speed Kills I want to...
Via Sports Mockery
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Says Chris Johnson Could Be On Chicago Bears Radar

Chicago Bears Rumors - Could the Chicago Bears be targeting Chris Johnson in the same secretive manner that they pursued Jared Allen?  Not sure about that, but a recent article by Sports Illustrated has the Chicago Bears as a possible dark horse for Chris Johnson’s services. Johnson is a completely different runner than Bush, a power back Chicago preferred to turn to on the goal...
Via Sports Mockery
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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