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Baylor football’s Hager to play in East-West Shrine Game

Baylor senior linebacker Bryce Hager has accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 17 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Motley scores 16, leads Baylor over New Mexico State 66-55

WACO, Texas -- Baylor coach Scott Drew has a remedy for his team's poor free-throw shooting performance Wednesday night. ''We always shoot free throws. Maybe we shouldn't shoot free throws. It would save us a lot of practice time. We can't do worse,'' he said. Baylor hit 52 percent of its free throws - its worst free throw shooting performance of the season - but still beat New Mexico...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin Added To NBA 2K15’s Player List

By now, you’ve probably already heard the story of Isaiah Austin, the former Baylor star and NBA prospect who had his dreams of playing in the NBA crushed when he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome just prior to this summer’s draft. Though the genetic disorder ended Austin’s competitive playing days, there have been plenty of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin is now a player in 2K15

2K is a great company and now one that people will really connect with as they’ve done something incredibly awesome. They’ve made former Baylor standout Isaiah Austin a playable character in their newest game — 2K15. As announced by @kingjames, 2K is proud to have Isaiah Austin join #NBA2K15 in free agency pool & as first MyTEAM Emerald card A video posted by ...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty On Instagram: “Might Have To Split The Trophy, But Can’t Ever Split This Feeling

Despite the Big 12 launching a “One True Champion” marketing campaign, two teams wound up being crowned conference winners in 2014. Baylor, which posted an 8-1 league record, was forced to split the title with TCU, a team it beat. The decision upset many in Waco, who believed that the conference should have been boasting Baylor as its true champion. Wednesday night, Bears quarterback...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans, Baylor Bears Can Make Statements In Intriguing Cotton Bowl Match-Up

Michigan State and Baylor will face off in the Cotton Bowl on January 1, 2015 at Cowboys Stadium, pictured here. (Dan Huntley, Flickr) If there were two teams that needed each other more this bowl season than the Michigan State Spartans and Baylor Bears, it certainly isn’t obvious who they are. Most of the 2014 year, the Bears, despite maintaining one of college football’s best...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
10 days ago  |  Discuss

After playoff shutout, Big 12 admits 'it's back to the drawing board'

  Now the Big 12 Conference has a real debate to settle after both of its co-champions were left out of the four-team playoff. After weeks of talk about whether Baylor or TCU deserved to be in the playoff, neither made it Sunday, and the Big 12 may be reconsidering how to declare its champion. "That will cause us to go back to the drawing board a little bit and talk about whether...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty Tweets That He Is Proud Of His Team Even Though It Missed The Playoff

Despite going 11-1 and being named the Big 12 co-champions, Baylor will not play in the inaugural College Football Playoff. The Bears were the first team to miss out, as they were ranked No. 5 in the most recent rankings. Baylor QB Bryce Petty sent out a tweet after learning about his team’s fate. The squad’s senior signal caller said that no matter what, he is proud of his team...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Petty leads No. 6 Baylor past Kansas State, to share of Big 12 title

WACO, Texas -- Baylor coach Art Briles accepted another Big 12 championship trophy and stated his case that the fifth-ranked Bears should be considered the league's "One True Champion." Now the Bears have to wait and see on what seems like a long shot for a spot in the College Football Playoff. After Baylor grabbed a share of its second conference title in a row with a 38-27 victory...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Bryce Petty Has Perfect Response to College Football Playoff Question

Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty had a heck of a day for the last game he will ever play in front of the home crowd in Waco: 34-40, 412 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception along with another touchdown on the ground. After beating the No. 9 Kansas State Wildcats 38-27 his Bears had secured a share of the Big 12 Conference Championship and made a pretty good statement for the...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty Posts Heartfelt Note To Baylor Fans Ahead Of Final Game

Saturday night, Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty, who has started the past two seasons for the Bears, will be playing his final home game. Petty, who has rewritten many of the record books in his time on campus, will be looking to lead his team to a share of its second straight Big 12 title. He’ll have to figure out a stout Kansas State defense to make it happen. Saturday afternoon...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty (concussion) improving, but Saturday status undecided

WACO, Texas -- Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is making progress in his recovery from a concussion. Petty was a full participant in practice Thursday, but Baylor officials said he is still progressing through the concussion protocol. His status for Saturday night's game is still undetermined. The fifth-ranked Bears play ninth-ranked Kansas State, with the winner guaranteed at least...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Hires PR Firm To Help Lobby For A Playoff Spot

The Baylor Bears want the opportunity to play for a championship, and they’re pulling out all the stops. According to Jake Trotter, Baylor has hired a PR firm to help lobby for a playoff spot, and boost the programs profile. With Oregon, Alabama, and Florida State in likely win and get in scenarios, Baylor needs all the help they can get. Baylor has hired a PR firm (Kevin Sullivan...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Briles hopeful Petty can play Saturday

It looks like the Baylor Bears will have the services of quarterback Bryce Petty when it wraps up Big 12 play Saturday against Kansas State. Petty was knocked out of last weekend's 48-46 win Texas Tech with a mild concussion in the third quarter. Petty, who said he will play against Kansas State, has progressed through the school's concussion protocol and head coach Art Briles is...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey & Kyle Fuller’s Parents Create Intense Combo Jerseys for Lions-Bears Game

Families that boast multiple professional or college athletes and coaches are oftentimes presented with the unfortunate debacles of inter-family match ups. This is the case for the Bears-Lions game. Corey (Lions) and Kyle (Bears) Fuller will meet on the field as opponents when Detroit hosts Chicago on Thanksgiving. Unsure of which parent would wear which Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

No. 8 Ranked WVU Women’s Soccer Team Shuts Out Baylor Bears 2-0

Morgantown, WV – (October 31,2014) No. 8 ranked WVU women’s soccer team does it again. They finised out their regular season tonight against Baylor, and shut them out with a 2-0 finish. Freshman Michaela Abam was the stand-out player in tonight’s match, scoring the two goals that gave WVU their win over Baylor. The first of the two goals was assisted by Jess Crowder (senior...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
November 01, 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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