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Baylor QB Petty wins inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has won the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award that recognizes the top Division I offensive player with Texas ties. The award was presented Friday night at a ceremony in Tyler, the hometown of former Heisman Trophy winner Campbell. Petty accounted for 4,409 total yards and 46 yards in his first season as the starter at Baylor (11-2), which was...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty wins 1st Earl Campbell Award

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has won the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award that recognizes the top Division I offensive player with Texas ties. The award was presented Friday night at a ceremony in Tyler, the hometown of former Heisman Trophy winner Campbell. Petty accounted for 4,409 total yards and 46 yards in his first season as the starter at Baylor (11-2), which was...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Different QBs starting for West Virginia, Baylor

Nick Florence's best career passing game for Baylor was good enough to break the school record of a Heisman Trophy winner, even as the Bears came up short against West Virginia. The numbers from last year are still downright dizzying from when the Mountaineers won 70-63 in their first-ever Big 12 game. Along with the combined 133 points and 1,507 total yards, there were 13 touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Comparing Petty To Florence After 3 Games

We take a look at how the numbers add up after 3 games in 2013 vs how they added up in 2012. This week STATWATCH compares the Baylor quarterbacks, Nick Florence and Bryce Petty.
Via baylor.scout.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Antwan Goodley having breakout season for Baylor

Terrance Williams is about a hundred miles up the road now, living well as a Dallas Cowboy. Last season, he and Nick Florence proved Kendall Wright and Robert Griffin III's exit to the NFL wouldn't be the end of Baylor's high-powered offense. When the question about who would replace him as Baylor's top pass-catcher came up, you'd hear Tevin Reese's name...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Antwan Goodley having breakout season for Baylor

Terrance Williams is about a hundred miles up the road now, living well as a Dallas Cowboy. Last season, he and Nick Florence proved Kendall Wright and Robert Griffin III's exit to the NFL wouldn't be the end of Baylor's high-powered offense. When the question about who would replace him as Baylor's top pass-catcher came up, you'd hear Tevin Reese's name...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

'Bear Dynasty' ready to welcome Duck Dynasty to Waco

The Baylor football program isn't a dynasty yet, but its recent string of record-setting quarterbacks has turned heads. When the Bears host Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, they may also be getting a visit from some special guests. Monroe, La. is the home of the cast of popular reality TV show Duck Dynasty. The Baylor football is showing its enthusiasm of their attendance...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor Releases Hilarious “Bear Dynasty” Graphic In Honor Of Duck Dynasty

Baylor Football’s Twitter account just won the day. BU has released a photo of RG III, coach Art Briles, Nick Florence and current quarterback Bryce Petty wearing manly beards in a promo meant to honor A&E’s “Duck Dynasty”. Check it out: In honor of ULM and @Duck_Commander visiting Waco on Saturday, we present #BearDynasty. pic.twitter.com/imcmj7Qd7e — Baylor Football...
Via College Spun
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Briles not tempering expectations with Petty at QB

Baylor is coming off a season when they finished first in the Big 12 in total offense (572 yards/gm) and second in scoring offense (44.5 pts/gm) which nearly mirrored the stats from 2011 when they had a Heisman trophy winner in Robert Griffin running the offense. Nick Florence filled the void left by Griffin better than anyone could have expected but he’s now moved on, as well...
Via Turfburner.com
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty next in line to lead Baylor's offense

Nick Florence did about a good of job in taking over for an irreplaceable player in Robert Griffin as anyone could have expected last year as Baylor’s starting quarterback. Florence led Baylor to its third straight bowl game while leading the Big 12 in passing amassing 4,309 yards through the air with 33 touchdown passes. The Bear’s offense topped 40 points in five of their last...
Via Turfburner.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Baylor star quarterback Nick Florence chooses MBA over NFL

Former star Baylor Bears quarterback Nick Florence has chosen to forgo a career in the NFL to pursue his MBA.
Via Gamedayr
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Successor Will Skip NFL Career to Work on MBA at Baylor

It’s rare for an NFL draft prospect to forego the idea of a pro career and decide to pursue a path in something non-football related. But that’s exactly what Nick Florence plans to do. The Baylor quarterback announced on Thursday that he plans to finish up graduate school rather than take a shot at playing in the NFL. “I’ve decided to hang up my cleats and finish my master’s...
Via NESN.com
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Florence, RG3′s successor at Baylor, not interested in the NFL

Baylor’s quarterback Nick Florence has decided not to enter the NFL and instead finish his master’s degree at Baylor (Credit: AP Photo) Over the past few years a number of former NFL players have either sued the NFL over head injuries suffered during their careers or shown signs of severe disabilities due to head trauma. One of the most prominent incidents occurred when former...
Via Down and Distance
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Baylor's Florence won't try to follow RG3 to NFL

The Baylor quarterback who succeeded Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III with a record-setting season of his own has decided not to pursue a possible NFL career. Nick Florence tells the Waco Tribune-Herald that he will focus on completing his master's degree at Baylor. He expects to be finished in December. Florence broke Griffin's school record with 4,309 yards passing...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Florence won't pursue NFL career

WACO, Texas (AP) -- The Baylor quarterback who succeeded Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III with a record-setting season of his own has decided not to pursue a possible NFL career. Nick Florence tells the Waco Tribune-Herald that he will focus on completing his master's degree at Baylor. He expects to be finished in December. Florence broke Griffin's school record...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears blitz Bruins 49-26 behind Martin, Florence

Routing the UCLA Bruins almost seemed like a sidelight for Baylor Bears quarterback Nick Florence. Nabbing one of Robert Griffin III's school records? Now that was a big deal. The Bears overwhelmed the No. 17 Bruins 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night as Florence threw for two scores and ran for another. Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns. Florence completed 10...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor 49, UCLA 26: Bears dominate, prove they have long-term staying power

SAN DIEGO--- If there is one, single appropriate way to describe the 2012 Holiday Bowl, it might be as the “bizarro game of the college football bowl season.” UCLA entered Thursday evening as a heavy favorite, with their opponent, Baylor viewed by most as a high-scoring sideshow, expected to throw the ball all over the field and do little else.   Well Baylor did throw the...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Holiday Bowl: Baylor rips UCLA

Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns, Nick Florence threw for two scores and ran for another, and Baylor overwhelmed UCLA 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. Lache Seastrunk rushed 16 times for 138 yards and one score for Baylor, which outgained UCLA 494-362. The Bears came in leading the nation in total offense with 578.8 yards per game. Florence completed 10 of 13...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor crushes Bruins behind Martin, Florence

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns, Nick Florence threw for two scores and ran for another, and Baylor overwhelmed UCLA 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. Lache Seastrunk rushed 16 times for 138 yards and one score for Baylor, which outgained UCLA 494-362. The Bears came in leading the nation in total offense with 387.7 yards per game. Florence completed...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor 49, No. 17 UCLA 26

Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns, Nick Florence threw for two scores and ran for another, and Baylor overwhelmed UCLA 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. Lache Seastrunk rushed 16 times for 138 yards and one score for Baylor, which outgained UCLA 494-362. The Bears came in leading the nation in total offense with 387.7 yards per game. Florence's 188 yards passing...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor 41, No. 24 Oklahoma St. 34

Lache Seastrunk rushed for 178 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, and Nick Florence passed for 296 yards as Baylor beat No. 24 Oklahoma State 41-34 Saturday. Baylor (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) has won at least seven games in three straight seasons - the first time the Bears have done that since 1949-51. Seastrunk's long scoring run gave Baylor a 41-27 lead with...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: OSU falls to Baylor, 41-34

Baylor quarterback Nick Florence had a Senior Day to remember on Saturday in Waco, leading the unranked Bears past No. 23 OSU, 41-34. The Cowboys (7-5, 5-4) were unable to overcome an early 24-3 deficit.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

For Entertainment Purposes Only: Week 14

Man, it's a testament to how much I love all of you that I continue to subject myself to this weekly humiliation. Texas at Kansas State (-11) If you read my preview of this game earlier this week, you've probably got a good handle on where I'm going with this. Texas hasn't shown much resilience lately in bouncing back from disappointment. Having lost...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Baylor Bears point spread, line and preview

The Oklahoma State Cowboys came up a play short in overtime last week in losing to Oklahoma. At noon on Saturday the No. 24 ranked Cowboys will play the Baylor Bears at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, TX. The 12:00 p.m. EST game will appear on FX. So what is the line for the Oklahoma State versus Baylor game? Oklahoma State is a 5 point favorite. The over/under or total points for the...
Via Tireball.com
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

For K-State, there's still so, so much to play for

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The last time we saw the Kansas State football team, Baylor quarterback Nick Florence had done his best Dean Wormer bit, marching straight into the Delta house and dropping the big one. After two months of complete indifference, the Bears even decided to play defense, orchestrating a little napalm tap dance all over the Wildcats' No. 1 ranking in the Bowl Championship...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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