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Day-After Reaction: Texas
1:19 P.M., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010

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Rodney Chadwick's fumble recovery late in the fourth quarter sealed Baylor's 30-22 win.

BEYOND THE NUMBERS: RECAPPING SATURDAY'S WIN
Box Score |  Quotes |  Notes |  Photo Gallery  | Highlights

A week after becoming bowl-eligible for the first time in 15 years, the 25th-ranked Baylor Bears added another signature win in 2010, knocking off the Texas Longhorns, 30-22, in Austin. Saturday's win was Baylor's first over the Longhorns since 1997 and its first in Austin since 1991. Now the Bears are 7-2 for the first time since 1991 (finished 8-4) and have won four conference games for the first time in the Big 12 era.

Senior TB Jay Finley became the first Baylor player to rush for 100+ yards in three straight games since Rashad Armstrong did so in the last two games of 2002 and the opener in 2003. Finley also moved up to fifth on Baylor's list with 2,255 career rushing yards, while QB Robert Griffin III broke the Baylor career record for TD passes (39) and single-season mark for total offense (2,993 yards).

When was the last time Baylor won three straight conference games? Well, you have to look all the way back to 1992, the Bears' last season under legendary head coach Grant Teaff. The Bears defeated SMU, TCU and Houston in three consecutive weeks, finishing the season 7-5 with a 4-3 mark in the Southwest Conference. That year, Baylor defeated Arizona, 20-15, in the John Hancock Bowl in El Paso.

Here's a look at headlines following Baylor's 30-22 win over the Texas Longhorns:

A FEW FINAL NOTES
Baylor moved up to No. 22 in both the latest AP and ESPN/USA TODAY coaches' polls released Sunday. ... S Byron Landor earned an ESPN College GameDay Final helmet sticker from Lou Holtz following his game-high 15 tackles and two PBUs against the Longhorns. ... Landor is the third Baylor Bear to earn a helmet sticker from ESPN College GameDay Final, joining Robert Griffin III (Oct. 2 vs. Kansas) and TB Jay Finley last week vs. Kansas State. ... For the second week in a row, the Baylor Bears earned a teams-worth of helmet stickers from ESPN.com Big 12 blogger David Ubben after their 30-22 win over Texas in Austin. ... Later on in his blog, Ubben said that the Big 12 better take Baylor seriously.


DISH Network, FOX Reach Agreement
4:55 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010

DISH Network and Fox Networks announced a wide-ranging distribution agreement Friday to provide the third-largest video distributor in the United States with continued access to programming from Fox Broadcasting and Fox local television stations in major cities. The agreement also included carriage of FX, National Geographic Channel, and Fox's 19 regional sports networks, which were restored for DISH Network viewers Friday.

The agreement ensures that DISH Network viewers will continue to have access to Fox's live national and regional coverage of major sporting events including Major League Baseball's World Series, the NFL on FOX, the NBA, the NHL, college football and basketball, as well as popular entertainment programming on FOX, FX and National Geographic Channel.

Baylor and Texas will meet the 100th time on the gridiron this weekend. Saturday's game will air live on FSN and FOX Sports Southwest with a 6:10 p.m. CDT kickoff. Joel Meyers (play-by-play), Joel Klatt (color analyst) and Jim Knox (sideline reporter) will serve as the talent for the FSN telecast.

The national and Waco-area listings are listed below. For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local cable or satellite provider.

FSN LISTINGS
National satellite:
DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696);
Dish Network (413, 415, 416, 417, 419, 423, 425, 428, 429, 430)
Cable (in Central Texas): Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

CLICK HERE for a complete list of clearances (Live, Delay and Repeat) for Saturday's game.


Updating the Channel Guide: Saturday TV Listings
11:33 A.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010

NOTE TO DISH NETWORK CUSTOMERS: FOX Networks carriage agreement with Dish Network expired at Midnight on Thur., Sept. 30, 2010. As of midday Thursday, the two parties have not reached an agreement. This places Big 12 games on FSN in jeopardy for Dish Network subscribers.

Baylor and Texas will meet the 100th time on the gridiron this weekend. Saturday's game will air live on FSN and FOX Sports Southwest with a 6:10 p.m. CDT kickoff. Joel Meyers (play-by-play), Joel Klatt (color analyst) and Jim Knox (sideline reporter) will serve as the talent for the FSN telecast.

The national and Waco-area listings are listed below. For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local cable or satellite provider.

FSN LISTINGS
National satellite:
DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

Below is a complete list of clearances (Live, Delay and Repeat) for Saturday's game:

Network
Date Time (TZ)
L, R, D
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA
Sat., Oct. 30 4 p.m. (PT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS DETROIT (Plus)
Sat., Oct. 30 7 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON (Texas) Sat., Oct. 30 6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON PLUS (Arkansas) Sat., Oct. 30 6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS MIDWEST (Non-St. Louis) Sat., Oct. 30 6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
FSN NORTHWEST Sat., Oct. 30 4 p.m. (PT)
LIVE
FOX SPORTS OHIO (Non-Cavs & Jackets) Sat., Oct. 30
7 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN Sat., Oct. 30 5 p.m. (MT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST (TX/OK) Sat., Oct. 30
6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST PLUS (AR/LA) Sat., Oct. 30 6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
PRIME TICKET
Sat., Oct. 30 4 p.m. (PT) LIVE
SPORTSOUTH (Non-Hawks & Bobcats) Sat., Oct. 30 7 p.m. (ET) LIVE
SPORTSOUTH (Hawks) Sat., Oct. 30 10 p.m. (ET/JIP)
LIVE
COMCAST BAY AREA
Sat., Oct. 30 4 p.m. (PT) LIVE
COMCAST CHICAGO (Plus)
Sat., Oct. 30 6 p.m. (CT) LIVE
COMCAST MID ATLANTIC (Plus)
Sat., Oct. 30 7 p.m. (ET) LIVE
COMCAST NEW ENGLAND Sat., Oct. 30 7:30 p.m. (ET/JIP) LIVE
FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN Sat., Oct. 30 10:30 p.m. (CT) Delay
FOX SPORTS NORTH
Sat., Oct. 30 11 p.m. (CT)
Delay
FOX SPORTS MIDWEST Sun., Oct. 31 12 a.m. (CT)
Repeat
COMCAST PHILADELPHIA
Sun., Oct. 31 1:30 a.m. (ET) Delay
FSN PITTSBURGH Sun., Oct. 31 2 a.m. (ET) Delay
SPORTSOUTH Mon., Nov. 1
12 a.m. (ET) Repeat
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON
Mon., Nov. 1
2 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST
Mon., Nov. 1
2 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN Mon., Nov. 1
7 p.m. (MT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA
Thu., Nov. 4
12 p.m. (PT) Repeat


What's Not in the Game Notes...Texas
10:16 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010

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No Xs and Os here. Every Wednesday during the 2010 football season, "This is Bear Country" Blog will take an unconventional (and somewhat random) look at Baylor's opposition that week. After a one-week hiatus, 'What's Not in the Game Notes' returns to focus on the Bears' next road game at Texas:

After clinching bowl-eligibility status for the first time since 1995, No. 25/24 Baylor looks to defend its new rankings this weekend against long-time conference rival Texas in Austin. The Bears are ranked in the AP poll for the first time since Sept. 5, 1993 (No. 24), and in the coaches' poll for the first time since Oct. 16, 1995 (No. 21).

For the month of October, Baylor has been led by its record-setting duo of sophomore QB Robert Griffin III and senior TB Jay Finley. The pair has combined for 685 rushing yards in four October games with Finley averaging 114.5 yards-per-game on the ground. Griffin III is averaging 350.5 yards-per-game through the air, while the Bears are averaging 602.8 yards of total offense per game in October.

THIS IS ACTUALLY IN THE NOTES, PART I
In 1941, Baylor tied top-ranked Texas 7-7 in a game later deemed to be the "greatest upset" in Southwest Conference history by Texas sportswriters. The Bears, at 3-3, dented the Longhorns' perfect 6-0 mark, snapping a 10-game UT winning streak that dated back to the previous season.

THIS IS ACTUALLY IN THE NOTES, PART II
Saturday will mark the first series meeting between a ranked Baylor team and an unranked Texas squad since Nov. 22, 1986. That year, Baylor, ranked 17th nationally, defeated Texas, 18-13, in Waco.

BEVO
So how did Bevo get his name? There are many legends as to how, but it may not be what you think. A recent suggestion points to a comic strip in the early 1900s.

WHY THE LONGHORN?
While Bevo didn't become a fixture at Texas games until 1966, Texas athletic teams began using the nickname on an official and regular basis in 1906. Records indicate that "Longhorns" was used in the Daily Texan newspaper in 1903, but "Long Horns" was used in 1900 newspaper articles.

ONLY TWO
Texas is one of only two remaining NCAA Division I schools to operate separate men's and women's athletic departments. The University of Tennessee is the other.

PUBLIC IVY
Texas was named one of the original eight Public Ivy institutions in 1985 by Richard Moll. The other seven include: College of William & Mary, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), University of California, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), University of Vermont (Burlington) and University of Virginia (Charlottesville).

WOW, THAT'S A LOT OF PEOPLE
Based on the Fall 2009 figures, the University of Texas had the fifth-largest public university enrollment in the nation with 51,032 students. The others: Arizona state (55,552), Ohio State (55,014), Central Florida (53,537), Minnesota (51,659), Florida (50,691), Texas A&M (48,885), Michigan State (47,100), South Florida (46,612) and Penn State (43,998).

COLOR SCHEME
Burnt orange and white haven't always been the colors of the Texas Longhorns. In 1899, the Cactus Yearbook declared the official colors to be "Gold and Maroon." The current burnt orange color scheme wouldn't be introduced until the 1960s.

NOTABLE ALUMNI
Texas' list of notable (sports) alumni includes Mary Lou Retton, U.S. Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards, 1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams, current Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young, current Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy, NFL Hall of Fame head coach Tom Landry, NFL Hall of Fame running back and 1977 Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell and seven-time Cy Young Award-winner Roger Clemens.


FootballScoop.com Recognizes Offensive Coaching Staff
9:06 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010

The Baylor offensive coaching staff was one of three named "Game Changing Coaching Staff of the Week" by FootballScoop.com on Tuesday. Also honored for their efforts last week were TCU's offensive staff (TCU defeated Air Force, 38-7) and Syracuse's defensive staff (Syracuse upset No. 20 West Virginia, 19-14).

Last week, Baylor knocked off Kansas State, 47-42, on Homecoming to become bowl-eligible for the first time in 15 years. Senior TB Jay Finley rushed for a school-record 250 yards, shattering the old record held by sophomore QB Robert Griffin III. Griffin III established career highs with 404 passing yards and four passing TDs against the Wildcats.

Congratulations to the entire Baylor offensive coaching staff: co-offensive coordinator (line) Randy Clements, co-offensive coordinator (QBs/RBs) Philip Montgomery, assistant coach (WR)/special teams coordinator Dino Babers, assistant coach (IR)/offensive recruiting coordinator Kendal Briles and offensive graduate assistant Tate Wallis.


Bears in the NFL: Week 7
10:25 A.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010

Week seven of the 2010 NFL season featured another monumental week for a former Baylor Bear star. Carolina Panthers rookie WR David Gettis - facing former Baylor Bears, WR Dominique Zeigler and San Francisco head coach Mike Singletary - lit up the 49ers for a career day, hauling in eight receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers' 23-20 win. It marked the Panthers' first victory of the 2010 season.

Gettis has started all six games at WR for the Panthers as a rookie, while St. Louis Rams RT Jason Smith and Denver Broncos rookie C J.D. Walton have started all seven games on the O-line for their respective teams.

  Player
Week 7 Update
Season Update

Colin Allred, LB
Tennessee Titans
(5-2)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2001-05

DID NOT PLAY

Injured Reserve
5 GP; 5 tackles

Josh Bell, DB
Green Bay Packers
(4-3)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-07

DID NOT PLAY

HAS NOT PLAYED
Injured Reserve

Matt Bryant, PK
Atlanta Falcons
(5-2)
NFL Experience:
8th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1997-98

Played
W, 39-32 vs. CIN
1/1 FG (Long 45)
4/4 PAT


7 GP
14/17 FG
17/17 PAT
Long 49

 

David Gettis, WR
Carolina Panthers
(1-5)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2006-09

Started
W, 23-20 vs. SF
8 rec., 125 yards
2 TD

6 GS
18 rec., 244 yards
2 TD

Daniel Sepulveda, P
Pittsburgh Steelers
(5-1)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
W, 23-22 at MIA
3 punts
47.3 avg
Long 60
6 GP
28 punts
46.8 avg
Long 62

Jason Smith, RT
St. Louis Rams
(3-4)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-08
Started
L, 17-18 at TB
No stats
7 GS
No stats

Justin Snow, LS
Indianapolis Colts
(4-2)
NFL Experience:
11th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1996-99
BYE WEEK 6 GP
No stats

J.D. Walton, C
Denver Broncos
(2-5)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor
: 2007-09
Started
L, 14-59 vs. OAK
No stats
7 GS
No stats

Jonathan Weeks, LS
Houston Texans
(4-2)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2004-07
BYE WEEK 6 GP
No stats

C.J. Wilson, DB
Carolina Panthers
(1-5)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Did not play
W, 23-20 vs. SF
1 GP
No stats

Dominique Zeigler, WR
San Francisco 49ers
(1-6)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
L, 20-23 at CAR
No stats
6 GP
8 rec., 88 yards
1 blocked punt


TV/Radio Update for Baylor/Texas Game
4:41 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010

DALLAS/FORT WORTH METROPLEX RADIO UPDATE
Saturday's game between the Baylor Bears and the Texas Longhorns will air in its entirety on both of the following station in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex:

770 AM KAAM (Dallas-based station)

The game will also air on ESPN 103.3 HD Channel (103.3-3). The broadcast will not air on ESPN 103 because of the Rangers' World Series game conflict.

Fans in the DFW Metroplex can also listen to the game online (for free) at BaylorBears.com.

SATURDAY TV INFORMATION
25th-ranked Baylor will put its new national ranking to the test for the first time this weekend when the Bears face the Texas Longhorns in Austin. Saturday's will be televised live nationally on FSN and FSN HD at 6:10 p.m. CDT. However, as has been the case for the month of October, Dish Network and FOX Sports have not reached a carriage agreement; the dispute will continue to impact Dish subscribers' ability to watch Big 12 football games, including Saturday's Baylor/Texas game.

Here's the Big 12 Conference's statement from earlier this month:

"The Big 12 Conference office has been in communication with representatives of FOX Sports relative to its carriage dispute with Dish Network. While it is in the best interest of all parties to resolve this issue, we are not involved in the business decisions of the two entities. We have had a long relationship with FOX Sports and have been assured it is working diligently and is committed to finding a solution that does not deprive college football fans of programming. FSN has provided the Conference with contract information for Dish subscribers (877-99-I-PAID or www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com), while Dish is running contact information on its network."

Here are the TV listings for Saturday's game:

TV LISTINGS (TELEVISED NATIONALLY ON FSN)

National satellite: DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

To learn more about contract information, Dish subscribers can call 1-877-99-I-PAID or visit www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com.


Monday Morning News and Notes
11:38 A.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010


RG3 and company are bowl-eligible for the first time since 1995.

What a weekend for Baylor football: first, a Homecoming win that catapulted the Bears to bowl-eligibility status for the first time in 15 years; then, the Bears break into the AP, ESPN/USA Today Coaches' and BCS polls on Sunday. Before head coach Art Briles holds his weekly press conference at the Simpson Center, let's take a look at some MONDAY MORNING NEWS AND NOTES:

HISTORICAL AND RECORD-SETTING REPLAY
Baylor's 47-42 Homecoming victory over the Kansas State Wildcats was arguably the program's biggest win in the Big 12 era, becoming bowl-eligible for the first time since 1995. After checking out Sunday's day-after reaction, here's a look at some of the historical and record-setting notes from Saturday night:

  • Baylor is bowl-eligible for first time since 1995;
  • Baylor is 6-2 for first time since 1991;
  • Baylor is off to 4-0 home start for first time since 1994;
  • Baylor snapped three-game Homecoming losing streak;
  • Baylor's three conference wins are tied for most by Baylor team in Big 12 era;
  • Baylor (once again) established single-season school record for yards of total offense (683);
  • Baylor totaled 500+ yards of total offense for fourth consecutive games;
  • TB Jay Finley shattered Robert Griffin III's single-game school rushing record;
  • Finley became seventh player in school history with 2,000 career rushing yards;
  • Finley's 82-yard run is second-longest in school history (and longest non-scoring rushing play in school history);
  • Griffin III threw for a career-best 404 yards and four TDs;
  • IR Kendall Wright extended streak with a reception to 32 consecutive games;
  • PK Aaron Jones has made 16 FGs this season - the second-most in school history.

(REALLY) EARLY BOWL PROJECTIONS
With Baylor bowl-eligible for the first time since 1995, here's a look at some of the latest 2010-11 bowl projections:

CBSSports.com: vs. Illinois, Dallas Football Classic (Jan. 1)
ESPN.com (Mark Schlabach): vs. Rutgers, New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 30)
ESPN.com (Andrea Adelson): vs. Oregon State, Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl (Dec. 30)
Rivals.com: vs. Illinois, Dallas Football Classic (Jan. 1)
PhilSteele.com: vs. Northwestern, Texas Bowl (Dec. 29)

BAYLOR MAKES SEASON DEBUT IN AP, COACHES', BCS POLLS
A day after Baylor knocked off Kansas State 47-42 to become bowl-eligible for the first time in 15 years, the Bears debuted in the Associated Press, ESPN/USA Today Coaches' and BCS polls Sunday. Baylor checked in at No. 25 in the AP, its first appearance since Sept. 5, 1993, when it was ranked No. 24; the Bears are No. 24 in the latest coaches' poll, their first showing since Oct. 16, 1995, when they were No. 21. Baylor is also No. 25 in the latest BCS standings, marking its first-ever appearance.

Prior to this week, Baylor had appeared in the coaches' poll in four other seasons - 1991 (12 weeks, as high as No. 7), 1993 (one week at No. 25), 1994 (five weeks, as high as No. 19) and 1995 (three weeks, as high as No. 21).

RG3, MANNING AWARD STAR OF THE WEEK...AGAIN
Robert Griffin III
is one of five players currently on the Manning Award Watch List that earned Star of the Week honors - for the third time - after this performance against Kansas State. RG3 threw for a career-high 404 yards and four touchdowns to left Baylor to bowl-eligibility status for the first time since 1995.


Day-After Reaction: Kansas State
1:18 P.M., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010

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Jay Finley shattered Robert Griffin III's single-game school rushing record with 250 yards.

BEYOND THE NUMBERS: RECAPPING SATURDAY'S WIN
Box Score |  Quotes |  Notes | Photo Gallery | Highlights | Postgame Presser

The Waco Tribune-Herald headline following Baylor's 47-42 win: BOWL BOUND

Despite a nearly two-hour weather delay, the Baylor Bears put on quite an offensive showing on Saturday, compiling more than 680 yards of total offense to beat the Kansas State Wildcats, 47-42, on Homecoming. The win was Baylor's sixth of the season, making the Bears bowl eligible for the first time since 1995. But, if that wasn't enough...

Senior TB Jay Finley shattered the single-game school rushing record with 250 yards on the ground and became only the seventh 2,000-yard rusher in school history. Finley also ripped off an 82-yard run, the second-longest rush in school history behind Jay Jeffrey's 83-yard TD run against Lamar in 1980. Sophomore QB Robert Griffin III threw for a career-high 404 yards - just the fifth 400-yard passing performance in school history - along with a career-high four TD passes. IR Kendall Wright, who has a catch in every game of his career (32 games), became the fourth player in Baylor history to amass 2,000+ receiving yards.

Wait, there's more...

PK Aaron Jones has made a FG in all eight games of his career, knocking down field goals 15 and 16 against the Wildcats. Jones is two shy of tying the single-season mark held by Jeff Ireland. Reigning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week Byron Landor established a career high with 16 tackles, becoming the first Baylor player with 15+ tackles in a game since Joe Pawelek (21) vs. UConn in 2009. Baylor, which is 6-2 for the first time since 1991, is off to its first 4-0 home start since 1994 - the last time the Bears went to a bowl game. Here's a look at headlines following Baylor's 47-42 bowl-setting win over the Kansas State Wildcats:

A FEW FINAL NOTES
Baylor is ranked in both the AP and USA Today/ESPN Top 25 polls. ... The Bears are No. 25 (first time since Sept. 5, 1993) in the AP Top 25 and No. 24 in the USA Today/ESPN (first time since Oct. 16, 1995) polls. ... TB Jay Finley earned an ESPN College GameDay Final helmet sticker from Rece Davis following his school-record 250-yard rushing performance against Kansas State. ... The Baylor Bears earned a teams-worth of helmet stickers from David Ubben after becoming bowl-eligible for the first time since 1995. ... In addition to David Crowder being on the sidelines for Saturday's game, several former Baylor players were also in attendance - Dwain Crawford, Jordan Lake, Vincent Rhodes, Ernest Smith, Josh Bell and Jake La Mar.


Jerod Douglas to Enter 2011 San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame
9:57 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
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Jerod Douglas ranks second in school history in single-game, season and career rushing yards.

Former Baylor standout running back Jerod Douglas will be inducted into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame as part of the five-member Class of 2011. The 2011 Class also features Priest Holmes (former NFL and Texas standout), Al Marks (former head swimming coach at Churchill HS), Laura Neugebauer Groff (Texas All-American volleyball player) and Carl Marvin Gustafson (HS football and basketball coaching legend).

Douglas will be the third Baylor athlete inducted into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame, joining Cody Carlson (football) and Robert Zamora (baseball).

Douglas, a former Judson High School star, rushed for 6,189 yards and 85 TDs from 1991-93, leading the Rockets to back-to-back Class 5A state titles in 1992-93. A standout in track, he set the city record in the 200-meters (20.58 seconds) in 1993, which still stands today. At Baylor, Douglas finished his excellent college career as the school's second-leading rusher all-time with 2,811 yards. He was an All-Southwest Conference running back in 1995 after rushing for 1,114 yards. He established the single-game school rushing record with 210 yards against Texas in 1994 - that record stood for nearly 14 years until Robert Griffin III ran for 225 yards against Washington State in 2008.

All five will be recognized at the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute, presented by AT&T, on Fri., Feb. 18, 2011, in the Alamodome. Formal attire (black tie or dark suit) is required for the dinner and program which will begin at 7:30 p.m. after a silent auction at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $165 and can be purchased online.


10 Bears Named to Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-Big 12 Team
4:14 P.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010

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Redshirt freshman Tevin Elliott is one of 10 Bears honored by Phil Steele.

Phil Steele released its 2010 Mid-Season All-Conference teams Tuesday afternoon. And, 10 different Bears dot Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-Big 12 first, second and third teams. Sophomore QB Robert Griffin III and senior LT Danny Watkins were Baylor's first-team selections, while IR Kendall Wright, DT Phil Taylor and PK Aaron Jones earned second-team nods. Five Baylor players also received third-team selections - WR Josh Gordon, C Philip Blake, DE Tevin Elliott, DB Chance Casey and S Byron Landor.

Earlier this week, Art Briles was named Big 12 Coach of the Midseason by CFN/Scout.com, while RG3 earned the site's "Best Performance So Far" with his record-setting day against the Kansas Jayhawks. Griffin III is also listed as the second-best player of the midseason in the Big 12 - and the eighth-best player overall of the midseason - by CFN/Scout.com. On Monday, Griffin III was named Big 12 Player of the Midseason by the Des Moines Register.

Here's a rundown of Baylor's in-season honors through six games of the 2010 campaign:

Philip Blake
Midseason All-Big 12, 3rd team (Phil Steele)

Tevin Elliott
Midseason All-Big 12, 3rd team (Phil Steele)

Derek Epperson
2010 Ray Guy Award watch list
Campbell Trophy, semifinalist

Chance Casey
Midseason All-Big 12, 3rd team (Phil Steele)

Josh Gordon
Midseason All-Big 12, 3rd team (Phil Steele)

Robert Griffin III
2010 Maxwell Award watch list
2010 O'Brien Award watch list
2010 Manning Award watch list
Midseason Big 12 Comeback Player of the Year (Rivals.com)
Big 12 Player of the Midseason (Des Moines Register)
Midseason All-Big 12, 1st team (Phil Steele)
Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, Oct. 4
Big 12 Player of the Week, Oct. 17 (Rivals.com)
Big 12 Player of the Week, Oct. 3 (Rivals.com)
ESPN College Football Final Helmet Sticker, Oct. 2
Manning Award Star of the Week, Oct. 4
Manning Award Star of the Week, Sept. 12
Big 12 Helmet Sticker, Oct. 16 (ESPN.com)

Aaron Jones
Midseason All-Big 12, 2nd team (Phil Steele)
Lou Groza Award Star of the Week, Oct. 18

Byron Landor
Midseason All-Big 12, 3rd team (Phil Steele)
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, Oct. 18

Phil Taylor
Midseason All-Big 12, 2nd team (Phil Steele)

Danny Watkins
2010 Rotary-Lombardi Award watch list
Midseason All-Big 12, 1st team (Phil Steele)

Kendall Wright
2010 Biletnikoff Award watch list
Midseason All-Big 12, 2nd team (Phil Steele)
Art Briles Big 12 Coach of the Midseason (CFN/Scout.com)


Bears in the NFL: Week 6
10:18 A.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010

Denver Broncos C J.D. Walton continues to shine in his rookie season, starting his sixth consecutive game, while St. Louis Rams RT Jason Smith is becoming a starting staple on the offensive line. After six weeks of the NFL season, there are now nine former Baylor Bears active in the league. Last week, the Tennessee Titans placed LB Colin Allred on injured reserve.

Congratulations to third-year San Francisco head coach Mike Singletary for his first victory of the 2010 season, a 17-9 win over the Oakland Raiders in the "Battle of the Bay." The Miami Dolphins, led by former Baylor PK and current GM Jeff Ireland, are 3-2 after a 23-20 overtime win at Green Bay.

  Player
Week 6 Update
Season Update

Colin Allred, LB
Tennessee Titans
(4-2)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2001-05

DID NOT PLAY

Injured Reserve
5 GP; 5 tackles

Josh Bell, DB
Green Bay Packers
(3-3)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-07

DID NOT PLAY

HAS NOT PLAYED
Injured Reserve

Matt Bryant, PK
Atlanta Falcons
(4-2)
NFL Experience:
8th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1997-98

Played
L, 17-31 at PHI
1/2 FG (Long 26)
2/2 PAT


6 GP
13/16 FG
13/13 PAT
Long 49

 

David Gettis, WR
Carolina Panthers
(0-5)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2006-09

BYE WEEK

5 GP
10 rec., 119 yards

Daniel Sepulveda, P
Pittsburgh Steelers
(4-1)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
W, 28-10 vs. CLE
6 punts
42.8 avg
Long 60
4 GP
25 punts
46.7 avg
Long 62

Jason Smith, RT
St. Louis Rams
(3-3)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-08
Started
W, 20-17 vs. SD
No stats
6 GS
No stats

Justin Snow, LS
Indianapolis Colts
(4-2)
NFL Experience:
11th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1996-99
Played
W, 27-24 at WAS
No stats
6 GP
No stats

J.D. Walton, C
Denver Broncos
(2-4)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor
: 2007-09
Started
L,20-24 vs. NYJ
No stats
6 GS
No stats

Jonathan Weeks, LS
Houston Texans
(4-1)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2004-07
Played
W, 35-31 vs. KC
No stats
6 GP
No stats

C.J. Wilson, DB
Carolina Panthers
(0-5)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
BYE WEEK 1 GP
No stats

Dominique Zeigler, WR
San Francisco 49ers
(1-4)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
W, 17-9 vs. OAK
1 rec., 6 yards
6 GP
8 rec., 88 yards
1 blocked punt


Watch Replay of Baylor, Colorado
5:15 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010

Fans wishing to watch a replay of Baylor's 31-25 win over Colorado can do so in a variety of ways. FCS and FOX Sports Southwest are both offering replays of the game. Check out time and channel information below:

Full replays on FCS Central (all times Central):
Monday midnight
Wednesday 2 a.m. (Tuesday night)
Wednesday 8 a.m.
Thursday 7 a.m.
Thursday 1 p.m.

FCS CENTRAL
National satellite:
DirecTV channel 617
Cable (in Central Texas):
Time Warner Cable channel 430, Grande Cable channel 227
Internet Protocal TV (IPTV):
Verizon FiOS channel 301, AT&T Uverse channel 648
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

"No-Huddle" one-hour version on FS Southwest:
Wednesday noon

FS Southwest LISTINGS
National satellite:
DirecTV (643)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.


Three Baylor Players Garner Weekly Honors Monday
4:29 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
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In addition to Baylor senior S Byron Landor being named Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week, sophomore QB Robert Griffin III and redshirt freshman PK Aaron Jones also picked up weekly honors Monday.

RG3 was named Rivals.com's Big 12 Player of the Week, after throwing for 234 yards and rushing for 137 more in Baylor's 31-25 road win at Colorado last Saturday. Griffin III was also an honorable mention Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week selection Monday.

Jones was one of three FBS kickers named Lou Groza Collegiate Place Kicker Award "Star of the Week." Jones is currently second in the nation in field goals made after this performance last Saturday in Colorado. "Stork" has hit 14 of his 17 attempts, including a pair of career-long 50-yard field goals.


Baylor Homecoming History
11:21 A.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
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RELATED BAYLOR HOMECOMING LINKS: Parade | History | Extravaganza/Bonfire | Pigskin

"In the fall of 1909, Baylor alumni received a surprising invitational from their alma mater. A postcard signed by three professors asked the graduates to return to campus to "renew former associations and friendships, and catch the Baylor spirit again."

That postcard was the announcement of Baylor's first Homecoming. And at the bottom of the card, the organizers felt compelled to add: "It is not to be the occasion for the raising of money for any purpose."

2010 represents Baylor's 101th Homecoming event, while the Bears will play their 79th Homecoming game this weekend. The Bears are 35-39-4 in Homecoming contests, including a 23-20-3 mark in the month of October. Baylor's first Homecoming game was in 1930, a 14-0 loss to Texas.

Baylor, which first recognized Homecoming in 1909, is among five universities that were the first to hold Homecoming festivities - Illinois, Northern Illinois, Indiana and Michigan being the others. Michigan, NIU, Illinois and Indiana held homecoming-like events prior to 1910, but these events did not have the degree of planning associated with the first Illinois homecoming of 1910, nor did they employ the defining title of "Homecoming."

So, which school has the longest running Homecoming tradition? Illinois can claim to have had the longest-running tradition called "homecoming," but Baylor could claim the first "Homecoming" according to this PDF"Origin of the University of Illinois Homecoming" (excerpt below):

The homecoming movement spread like wildfire in the years after 1910. Within the next several years, many other universities - Wisconsin and Missouri in 1911, Arizona in 1914, to name a few - launched their own homecomings...

So, what can be said about the University of Illinois and the origins of homecoming? One can define homecoming as a well-planned, University-sponsored annual alumni event centering on an intercollegiate football game. Michigan, Northern Illinois University and Indiana University held homecoming-like events prior to 1910, but these events did not have the degree of planning associated with the first Illinois homecoming of 1910, nor did they employ the defining title of "Homecoming." Baylor University, on the other hand, did hold a well-planned alumni event specifically called "Home-Coming" in 1909, one year before Illinois' first Homecoming. The Texas school, though, had not started a tradition: The next Baylor homecoming was not held until 1915. Thanks to the 1918 hiatus, the Illinois Homecoming tradition cannot be said to have been continuous since 1910. At the very least, Illinois can claim to have had the longest tradition called "homecoming" and to have self-consciously created the event with the intention of it being a precedent that would be adopted by other institutions.

Here's what Illinois' writeup had to say of Baylor's "Home-Coming":

On Nov. 24-25, 1909, Baylor University held an alumni event specifically called a "Home-Coming." According to the Baylor University Bulletin, the "purpose of the Home-Coming was to give an opportunity for the joyful meeting of former student friends, an occasion when old classmates could again feel the warm hand-clasp of their fellows, recall old memories and associations, and catch the Baylor spirit again." The event - the result of an appeal by Baylor president Samual Palmer Brooks - had been planned six months in advance. The Home-Coming featured a concert, a pep rally, a parade, a bonfire and a football game. In this Thanksgiving Day game, Baylor defeated TCU, 6-3. The next Baylor "Home-Coming" apparently was not held until 1915.

Homecoming at the University of Illinois is the longest continuously running such collegiate event, beginning in 1910 and marking its 100th anniversary in 2010 (1918's event was cancelled because of World War I).

Saturday marks Baylor's 79th Homecoming game. Baylor is 35-39-4 all-time in Homecoming games. The Bears' last Homecoming win was in 2006 against the Kansas Jayhawks; that same season, the Bears defeated the Kansas State Wildcats, 17-3, in Waco.


Day-After Reaction: Colorado
12:19 P.M., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010

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Jay Finley and Robert Griffin III combined for 280 of Baylor's 309 rushing yards.

BEYOND THE NUMBERS: RECAPPING SATURDAY'S WIN
Recap |
Box Score |  Quotes |  Notes |  Photo Gallery 

In the final series meeting as Big 12 Conference members, Baylor rebounded from a 15-10 halftime deficit to take a 31-25 road win Saturday night at Colorado. The Bears won for only the second time in their last 29 games when they trailed at halftime - both victories coming on the road against Big 12 North schools (Missouri, 2009). Baylor is now 5-2 and one win shy of becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 1995 - the Bears' last season in the Southwest Conference.

Sophomore QB Robert Griffin III ran for a season-high 137 yards, moving up to 24th on Baylor's career rushing list with 1,296 yards. Senior TB Jay Finley rushed for a career-high 143 yards, while moving up to eighth on Baylor's career list with 1,889 rushing yards. Here's a look at headlines following Baylor's 31-25 road win in Colorado:

A FEW FINAL NOTES
For the first time in the Art Briles era, Baylor did not punt in a game ... Baylor also became the first Colorado opponent not to do so since Nebraska on Oct. 22, 1983 (27 years and a span of 324 games) ... Another week, another Big 12 helmet sticker for Robert Griffin III ... The Bears' streak of scoring in 12 consecutive quarters ended when Baylor failed to score in the first quarter against the Buffaloes; the streak started with Jerod Monk's 6-yard TD catch from RG3 in the first quarter at Rice.


Metroplex Radio Switch for Baylor/Colorado Game
12:09 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: Twitter: @BUFootball, @BaylorAthletics | Facebook: Baylor Athletics

Saturday's game between the Baylor Bears and the Colorado Buffaloes in Boulder, Colo., will air in its entirety on both of the following stations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex:

770 AM KAAM (Dallas-based station)
1460 AM KCLE (Fort Worth-based station)

The game will also air on ESPN 103.3 HD Channel (103.3-3). The broadcast will not air on ESPN 103 because of the Rangers game conflict.

Fans in the DFW Metroplex can also listen to the game online (for free) at BaylorBears.com. Saturday's game will be televised live on FOX College Sports (FCS) Central beginning at 6:10 p.m. CDT.


Updating the Channel Guide: Saturday TV Listings
11:11 A.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: Twitter: @BUFootball, @BaylorAthletics | Facebook: Baylor Athletics

NOTE TO DISH NETWORK CUSTOMERS: FOX Networks carriage agreement with Dish Network expired at Midnight on Thur., Sept. 30, 2010. As of Friday morning, the two parties have not reached an agreement. This affects the Baylor/Colorado game on FCS Central.

Baylor's conference game at Colorado will be televised live nationally on FOX College Sports (FCS) Central at 6:10 p.m. CDT. The Colorado contest will be Baylor's sixth televised game of the season. Drew Goodman (play-by-play), Yogi Roth (color analyst) and Samantha Steele (sideline reporter) will serve as the on-air talent for the FCS telecast.

The national and Waco-area listings are below and there's an online "channel finder" on the FCS website where you can enter your zip code and provider to locate the FCS channel in your area.

FCS CENTRAL
National satellite:
DirecTV channel 617
Cable (in Central Texas):
Time Warner Cable channel 430, Grande Cable channel 227
Internet Protocal TV (IPTV):
Verizon FiOS channel 301, AT&T Uverse channel 648
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

To learn more about contract information, Dish subscribers can call 1-877-99-I-PAID or visit www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com.


RG3: Rivals.com Midseason Comeback Player of the Year
10:54 A.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010

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Rivals.com unveiled its Midseason Report for each Football Bowl Subdivision conference Thursday. Olin Buchanan provided the breakdown for the Big 12 Conference. Baylor sophomore QB Robert Griffin III is Rivals.com's "Midseason Comeback Player of the Year" in the Big 12:

"He missed almost all of last season with a knee injury, but he has come back strong. He has passed for 1,735 yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for 239 and six TDs in leading the Bears to a 4-2 mark."

Griffin III has accounted for 19 of Baylor's 24 TDs this season and is responsible for a Big 12-leading 114 points, which is also tied for third nationally. He also leads the Big 12 and ranks fourth nationally in total offense, while ranking second in the Big 12 and 22nd nationally in pass efficiency.


Ganaway's Onside Kick Return a "YouTube Sensation"
10:10 A.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010

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During last Saturday's Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout against Texas Tech at the Cotton Bowl, Baylor RB Terrance Ganaway scooped up an onside kick (which traveled just eight yards) and returned it 38 yards for a touchdown. That play has become a YouTube sensation...

The 22-second clip "Texas Tech onside kick goes horribly wrong vs. Baylor," was the most-viewed video of the day on YouTube.com as of Monday afternoon, with nearly 2.8 million views. At the time of this posting, the video has garnered more than 3.6 million views.


What's Not in the Game Notes...Colorado
10:52 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010

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No Xs and Os here. Every Wednesday during the 2010 football season, "This is Bear Country" Blog will take an unconventional (and somewhat random) look at Baylor's opposition that week. This week's 'What's Not in the Game Notes' focuses on the Bears' next road game at Colorado:

Saturday will mark the final meeting on the gridiron as Big 12 Conference members between Baylor and Colorado. The Buffaloes hold a 9-6 all-time series advantage, including a 5-3 mark in Boulder. In its last trip to the Centennial State, Baylor toppled the Buffs in a triple-OT thriller in 2006. Baylor sophomore QB Robert Griffin III and the high-powered Bears offense visit Colorado ranked seventh nationally in passing offense. Griffin III has thrown for 1,735 yards and 13 TDs, while Baylor has scored 93 combined points in its last two conference games - the most by a Bears team in the Big 12 era.

WHAT'S IN A NAME
Colorado Logo and Uniform Evolution (2010 Colorado Football Information Guide)
Prior to 1934, CU athletic teams usually were referred to as the "Silver and Gold," but other nicknames teams were sometimes called including: Silver Helmets, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Arapahoes, Big Horns, Grizzlies and Frontiersmen. During the summer of 1934, the Silver & Gold (CU student newspaper at the time), decided to sponsor a national contest to select a permanent nickname and mascot. A $5 prize would go to the author of the winning selection.

Here's an interesting twist to the winner...Local articles first reported that Claude Bates (New Madrid, Mo.) and James Proffitt (Cincinnati, Ohio) were co-winners as both submitted "Buffaloes" as their entry. However...10 days later, the newspaper declared Boulder resident Andrew Dickson the winner after a follow-up revealed his submission of "Buffaloes" had actually arrived several days before Bates and Proffitt were originally deemed to be the winners.

Click HERE to read more on Colorado's nickname history.

LIVE MASCOTS AND RALPHIE
Ralphie I-IV (2010 Coloradio Football Information Guide)
A live buffalo mascot first appeared in 1934, three weeks after the contest that declared Buffaloes the new nickname. For the final game of the season, a group of students paid $25 to rent a buffalo calf along with a real cowboy as his keeper. It took the cowboy and four students to keep the calf under control on the sidelines during the 7-0 win at the University of Denver on Thanksgiving Day.

The beginning of Ralphie is traced to 1966, when John Lowery, the father of a CU freshman from Lubbock, Texas, donated a six-month old buffalo calf. The idea of a charging buffalo running out on the field before the game with the team behind her first took place on Oct. 28, 1967 - CU's Homecoming game against Oklahoma State.

TWO-TIME 20TH ANNIVERSARY
This year marks the 20th anniversary of two historical events in Colorado football history - the 1990 National Championship and the infamous "Fifth Down" against Missouri.

242-GAME SCORING STREAK
Colorado's 242-game scoring streak from 1988-2008 stands as the ninth-longest in NCAA Division I FBS history. BYU holds the all-time record with a 361-game scoring streak from 1975-2003.

BLUEBONNET BOWL
Saturday will be the 16th series meeting between Baylor and Colorado. But before they were Big 12 Conference members, the two schools met in the 1986 Bluebonnet Bowl at Rice Stadium in Houston. Derrick McAdoo ran for two touchdowns as Baylor won 21-9.

COLOR SCHEME
Colorado's official schools colors - silver and gold - were in adopted in 1888 as a symbol of the mineral wealth of the state. In 1959, the athletic teams started using black and yellow because silver and gold appeared washed out. The colors have stuck and most people don't know CU's official colors are silver and gold. Silver was reintegrated into Colorado's new football uniforms in 2007.

NOTABLE ALUMNI...ASTRONAUTS INCLUDED
The University of Colorado at Boulder ranks fourth amount U.S. universities in number of astronauts produced (not including military academies); 16 CU-Boulder alumni have become astronauts, including Jack Swigert from the Apollo 13 mission.

Other notable CU-Boulder alumni include: Denver Nuggets G Chauncey Billups, three-time U.S. Open champion golfer Hale Irwin, 1994 Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam, former NFL QB Kordell Stewart, ESPN's Chris Fowler, sports reporter Jim Gray, ESPN commentator and former Sports Illustrated writer Rick Reilly and Texas newspaper publisher/philanthropist Frank W. Mayborn (a 1926 CU grad).


Bears in the NFL: Week 5
10:13 A.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010

Nine of Baylor's 10 active NFL players saw action in Week 5, including St. Louis Rams RT Jason Smith and Denver Broncos C J.D. Walton, who both made their fifth consecutive starts. Carolina Panthers rookie WR David Gettis has recorded a reception in each of his first five games to start his NFL career. Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant, who his kicked two game-winning field goals this season, is now 12-of-14 on FGs, including a perfect 11-of-11 on point-after attempts.

The Miami Dolphins, led by former Baylor PK and GM Jeff Ireland, are 2-2, while third-year head coach Mike Singletary and his San Francisco 49ers (0-5) squad are still searching for their first win of 2010.

  Player
Week 5 Update
Season Update

Colin Allred, LB
Tennessee Titans
(3-2)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2001-05
Played
W, 34-27 at DAL
1 tackle

5 GP
5 tackles

Josh Bell, DB
Green Bay Packers
(3-2)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-07

DID NOT PLAY

HAS NOT PLAYED
Injured Reserve

Matt Bryant, PK
Atlanta Falcons
(4-1)
NFL Experience:
8th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1997-98

Played
W, 20-10 at CLE
2/3 FG (long 30)
2/2 PAT


5 GP
12/14 FG
11/11 PAT

 

David Gettis, WR
Carolina Panthers
(0-5)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2006-09

Played
L, 6-23 vs. CHI
3 rec., 32 yards

5 GP
10 rec., 119 yards

Daniel Sepulveda, P
Pittsburgh Steelers
(3-1)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
BYE WEEK
4 GP
19 punts
47.9 avg
Long 62

Jason Smith, RT
St. Louis Rams
(2-3)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-08
Started
L, 6-44 at DET
No stats
5 GS
No stats

Justin Snow, LS
Indianapolis Colts
(3-2)
NFL Experience:
11th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1996-99
Played
W, 19-9 vs. KC
No stats
5 GP
No stats

J.D. Walton, C
Denver Broncos
(2-3)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor
: 2007-09
Started
L, 17-31 at BAL
5 GS
No stats

Jonathan Weeks, LS
Houston Texans
3-1)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2004-07
Played
L, 10-34 vs. NYG
No stats
5 GP
No stats

C.J. Wilson, DB
Carolina Panthers
(0-5)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Did Not Play
L, 6-23 vs. CHI
1 GP
No stats

Dominique Zeigler, WR
San Francisco 49ers
(0-4)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
L, 24-27 vs. PHI
2 rec., 32 yards
5 GP
7 rec., 82 yards
1 blocked punt


Channel Guide: FOX College Sports
10:35 A.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010

Baylor's conference game at Colorado will be televised live nationally on FOX College Sports (FCS) Central at 6 p.m. CDT. The Colorado contest will be Baylor's sixth televised game of the season. Drew Goodman (play-by-play), Yogi Roth (color analyst) and Samantha Steele (sideline reporter) will serve as the on-air talent for the FCS telecast.

The national and Waco-area listings are below and there's an online "channel finder" on the FCS website where you can enter your zip code and provider to locate the FCS channel in your area.

FCS CENTRAL
National satellite:
DirecTV channel 617
Cable (in Central Texas):
Time Warner Cable channel 430, Grande Cable channel 227
Internet Protocal TV (IPTV):
Verizon FiOS channel 301, AT&T Uverse channel 648
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

TWO NOTES FOR THE ROAD...
After another record-setting performance last week at the Cotton Bowl, sophomore QB Robert Griffin III was named Honorable Mention QB of the Week by CollegeFootballPerformance.com ... Junior RB Terrance Ganaway was named National KR of the Week by CollegeFootballPerformance.com after he returned an onside kick 38 yards for a TD against Texas Tech.


Updating the Channel Guide: Saturday TV Listings
4:10 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010

NOTE TO DISH NETWORK CUSTOMERS: FOX Networks carriage agreement with Dish Network expired at Midnight on Thur., Sept. 30, 2010. As of midday Friday, the two parties have not reached an agreement. This places Big 12 games on FSN in jeopardy for Dish Network subscribers.

Baylor and Texas Tech will meet Saturday at the Cotton Bowl for the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout. Saturday's game will air live on FSN and FOX Sports Southwest with an 11 a.m. CDT kickoff. Joel Meyers (play-by-play), Dave Lapham (color analyst) and Jim Knox (sideline reporter) will serve as the talent for the FSN telecast.

The national and Waco-area listings are listed below. For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local cable or satellite provider.

FSN LISTINGS
National satellite:
DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

Below is a complete list of clearances (Live, Delay and Repeat) for Saturday's Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout between Baylor and Texas Tech:

Network
Date Time (TZ)
L, R, D
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA
Sat., Oct. 9 9 a.m. (PT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS DETROIT
Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FOX SPORTS FLORIDA
Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON
Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS MIDWEST
Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS NORTH
Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
FSN NORTHWEST Sat., Oct. 9 9 a.m. (PT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS OHIO
Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FSN PITTSBURGH
Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN Sat., Oct. 9 10 a.m. (MT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS SOUTH Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST
Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS WEST Sat., Oct. 9 9 a.m. (CT) LIVE
FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
COMCAST BAY AREA
Sat., Oct. 9 9 a.m. (PT) LIVE
COMCAST CHICAGO Sat., Oct. 9 11 a.m. (CT) LIVE
COMCAST MID ATLANTIC Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
MSG PLUS Sat., Oct. 9 12 p.m. (ET) LIVE
THE COMCAST NETWORK (Philadelphia) Sat., Oct. 9 3:30 p.m. (ET) Delay
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON Sun., Oct. 10 12 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS MIDWEST (non-Blues) Sun., Oct. 10 2 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN Sun., Oct. 10 1 p.m. (MT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST Sun., Oct. 10 12 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS WISCONSIN Sun., Oct. 10 3 a.m. (CT) Repeat
FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN Mon., Oct. 11 7 p.m. (MT) Repeat
FOX SPORTS FLORIDA Wed., Oct. 13 7 p.m. (ET) Repeat
FOX SPORTS SOUTH Wed., Oct. 13 7 p.m. (ET) Repeat
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST Wed., Oct. 13 7 p.m. (CT) Repeat


Baylor/Texas Tech Game Affected by FOX/Dish Dispute
10:17 A.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010

Last Friday, we mentioned that negotiations between Dish Network and FOX Sports reached an impasse, affecting games televised on the FOX Sports network, including the Baylor-Kansas game. As of Friday morning, there have been no changes in the on-going negotiations. This dispute would continue to impact Dish subscribers' ability to watch Big 12 football games on Sat., Oct. 9, including the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout between Baylor and Texas Tech at the Cotton Bowl.

Here's the Big 12 Conference's statement from last week:

"The Big 12 Conference office has been in communication with representatives of FOX Sports relative to its carriage dispute with Dish Network. While it is in the best interest of all parties to resolve this issue, we are not involved in the business decisions of the two entities. We have had a long relationship with FOX Sports and have been assured it is working diligently and is committed to finding a solution that does not deprive college football fans of programming. FSN has provided the Conference with contract information for Dish subscribers (877-99-I-PAID or www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com), while Dish is running contact information on its network."

Here are the TV listings for Saturday's game:

TV LISTINGS (TELEVISED NATIONALLY ON FSN)

National satellite: DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

To learn more about contract information, Dish subscribers can call 1-877-99-I-PAID or visit www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com.


Gameday Ticket Office/Fan Accommodations
3:06 P.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010

RELATED CONTENT: What's Not in the Game Notes | Preview Show | Fan Information

  • Tickets will be on sale at all major entrances to the State Fair. Everyone entering the stadium must have a ticket or credential.
  • Baylor Player Parent/Guest Will Call is located as the Lago/Pennsylvania Gate; stadium entrance will be at Gate J with a torn ticket and wristband.
  • Patrons with ticket programs will be handled at Gate A - Security Office.
  • Necessary pass outs will be allowed at Gate C and Gate J. Patrons will be issued a pass out card that must be presented with torn ticket for re-entry. Pass outs are at halftime only.
  • *Children under two admitted FREE.*

Countdown to Kickoff...What You Need to Know Before Saturday
4:33 P.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010

As we approach kickoff of the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout at the Cotton Bowl, here's what you need to know before Saturday's game...

TV LISTINGS (TELEVISED NATIONALLY ON FSN)

National satellite: DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

And, if you can't make it to the Cotton Bowl for Saturday's Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout, you can listen to all the action on 1660 ESPN or log onto www.BaylorBears.com for free audio. Fans can also follow the action via Gametracker or BaylorBears.com's Live In-Game Blog.


Baylor/Texas Tech Preview Show to Air on FSSW
11:40 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010

The Baylor/Texas Tech Football Preview Show will air on FOX Sports Southwest this week: Wed., Oct. 6 at 10 p.m.; Thu., Oct. 7 at 11 p.m.; and Sat., Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. The show, produced by Baylor football letterwinner Matt Scales, will preview Saturday's Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout and feature stories from both sides, including Robert Griffin III, an interview with Kendall Wright and a 1974 Baylor/Texas Tech retrospective.


What's Not in the Game Notes...Texas Tech
11:19 A.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010

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No Xs and Os here. Every Wednesday during the 2010 football season, "This is Bear Country" Blog will take an unconventional (and somewhat random) look at Baylor's opposition that week. This week's 'What's Not in the Game Notes' focuses on the Bears' Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout clash with Texas Tech:

Old Southwest Conference rivals Baylor and Texas Tech square off for the 15th time as members of the Big 12 Conference this weekend at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Texas Tech leads the series 35-32-1, but Saturday's Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout will mark the first series meeting at the Cotton Bowl.

Information below courtesy of "Texas Tech: A to Z" on www.TexasTech.com:

WHAT'S IN A NAME
The Red Raiders were originally known as the Matadors from 1925-36. The wife of Texas Tech's first football coach suggested "Matadors" to reflect the influence of the campus' Spanish Renaissance architecture. After the football team won its first game after it had adopted the name, the nickname and school colors became official during a formal convocation in 1926.

Two main stories suggest how "Red Raiders" became Texas Tech's athletics nickname...A Los angeles sports writer called the Matadors a "red raiding team" after a 1934 game against Loyola Marymount. A second story suggests that former Lubbock Avalanche-Journal sports columnist Collier Parris referred to the team as "The Red Raiders from Texas Tech" in a 1932 story. By 1936, Texas Tech was referred to as the "Red Raiders" for all sports teams.

COLOR BY NAME
Texas Tech is one of 17 NCAA Division I FBS programs that have a color in its nickname and one of only two "Raiders" - the other is the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

INSTANT REPLAY
The Sept. 18, 1965, Texas Tech game against Kansas - a 26-7 Tech win - was the first intercollegiate football contest to use instant video replay (Ampex). Robert "Daddy Warbucks" Walker, a Texas Tech grad, pioneered the equipment used by coach JT King to review plays immediately. However, the new twist was eliminated by the NCAA in 1967 because the technology was too costly for some schools.

FIRST TELEVISION GAME
The 35-13 win over Auburn in the 1954 Gator Bowl was Texas Tech's first televised game. Bowl MVP Bobby Cavazos had 141 yards on 13 carries and scored three touchdowns in the triumph over Auburn and quarterback Vince Dooley.

GUNS UP
The hand sign of Texas Tech is the "Guns Up" which was created in 1972 by a Texas Tech Graduate who was attending law school. The sign is made by extending the index finger outward while extending the thumb upward and tucking in the middle, little and fourth fingers to form a gun. The idea is that the Red Raiders will shoot down their opponents. The Guns Up sign is the widely recognized greeting of one Red Raider to another. It is also the sign of victory displayed by the crowd at every athletic event.

IT'S A TIE
Texas Tech was involved in one of the strangest games in college football history. A 0-0 tie with Centenary in 1939 was played in a driving rainstorm and featured an NCAA-record 77 punts (67 on first down). Interestingly, Field Scovell was a game official in the game, which was played in Shreveport, La. Charlie Calhoun still owns the NCAA record for number of punts in a single game. He punted 36 times for 1,318 yards in the game.

RAIDER RED
Prior to the 1971 season, the Southwest Conference passed a rule that prevented members of the conference from taking live animals to non-home games unless the host team had no objections. So Jim Gaspard, a member of Saddle Tramps, created Raider Red from a drawing by the late Lubbock cartoonist Dirk West as an alternative to the Masked Rider when the horse couldn't travel with the football team. Raider Red's student persona is kept a secret from the Tech community. Red is a public relations mascot who shakes hands with the crowds at athletic events and poses for pictures. Raider Red fires his two 12-gauge shotguns using powder-filled shells after every Tech touchdown and field goal.

MASKED RIDER PROGRAM
Christi Chadwell accepted the reins to Midnight Matador on Fri., April 16, 2010, becoming Texas Tech's 2010-11 Masked Rider. The Masked Rider is a mysterious and striking symbol of Texas Tech school spirit and pride.  Mounted on a black quarter horse and wearing a black mask, bolero hat, and a red-and-black cape, the Masked Rider leads the football team onto the field. Chadwell is the 49th student to serve as the Masked Rider.


Bears in the NFL: Week 4
11:55 A.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant connected on his second game-winning field goal in as many weeks, nailing a 43-yard kick in the waning moments of regulation Sunday against San Francisco. In that same game, San Francisco WR Dominique Zeigler blocked an Atlanta punt which resulted in a 49ers touchdown.

The Miami Dolphins, led by former Baylor PK and GM Jeff Ireland, are 2-2, while third-year head coach Mike Singletary and his San Francisco 49ers (0-4) squad are still searching for their first win of 2010.

  Player
Week 4 Update
Season Update

Colin Allred, LB
Tennessee Titans
(2-2)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2001-05
Played
L, 20-26 vs. Denver
No stats

4 GP
4 tackles

Josh Bell, DB
Green Bay Packers
(3-1)
NFL Experience:
3rd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-07

DID NOT PLAY

HAS NOT PLAYED
Injured Reserve

Matt Bryant, PK
Atlanta Falcons
(3-1)
NFL Experience:
8th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1997-98

Played
W, 16-14 vs. SF
3/3 FG (long 43)
1/1 PAT
*Kicked GW FG


4 GP
10/11 FG
9/9 PAT

 

David Gettis, WR
Carolina Panthers
(0-4)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2006-09

Played
L, 14-16 at NO
2 rec., 37 yards

4 GP
7 rec., 87 yards

Daniel Sepulveda, P
Pittsburgh Steelers
(3-1)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
L, 14-17 vs. BAL
5 punts, 49.4 avg
Long 57
4 GP
19 punts
47.9 avg
Long 62

Jason Smith, RT
St. Louis Rams
(2-2)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2005-08
Started
W, 20-3 vs. SEA
No stats
4 GS
No stats

Justin Snow, LS
Indianapolis Colts
(2-2)
NFL Experience:
11th season
Lettered at Baylor:
1996-99
Played
L, 28-31 at JAC
No stats
4 GP
No stats

J.D. Walton, C
Denver Broncos
(2-2)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor
: 2007-09
Started
W, 26-20 at TEN
No stats
4 GS
No stats

Jonathan Weeks, LS
Houston Texans
3-1)
NFL Experience:
Rookie
Lettered at Baylor:
2004-07
Played
W, 31-24 at OAK
No stats
4 GP
No stats

C.J. Wilson, DB
Carolina Panthers
(0-4)
NFL Experience:
4th season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
L, 14-16 at NO
No stats
3 GP
No stats

Dominique Zeigler, WR
San Francisco 49ers
(0-4)
NFL Experience:
2nd season
Lettered at Baylor:
2003-06
Played
L, 14-16 at ATL
*blocked punt led to TD
4 GP
5 rec., 50 yards


Monday Morning News and Notes
11:29 A.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010


RG3: Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

After starting the season 4-1 for the time since 2005 and establishing several school records, Baylor faces the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Cotton Bowl for the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout. Prior to head coach Art Briles' weekly press conference, here are some news and notes to start your Monday...

RECORD-SETTING REPLAY
Several school records were broken during Baylor's 55-7 record-setting win over Kansas in last week's Big 12 Conference opener for both schools. Below is a list of school records broken:

  • Baylor established a school record with 678 yards of total offense;
  • Baylor established a school record with 434 passing yards;
  • Baylor's 55 points were the most in a Big 12 Conference game;
  • The 48-point margin of victory was Baylor's largest in a conference game;
  • Robert Griffin III's 94-yard TD pass to Josh Gordon was the longest offensive play from scrimmage in school history;
  • Griffin III established a school record with 444 yards of total offense;
  • Griffin III became Baylor's career leader in rushing touchdowns by a QB with 19.

BAYLOR RECEIVING VOTES IN BOTH POLLS
Baylor is among 11 teams receiving votes in this week's Associated Press Top 25 and 13 teams receiving votes in the latest USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches polls. Baylor received 10 points in the AP Poll -- the seventh-most among schools receiving votes and the highest tally this season for the Bears.

Baylor received one vote in this week's USA Today/ESPN poll, marking the first time the Bears have appeared in the Coaches poll this season. With Baylor receiving votes in each poll this week, it marks the first time in the Art Briles era that the Bears have received votes in both polls in the same week.

GRIFFIN III NAMED BIG 12 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Baylor sophomore quarterback Robert Griffin III was named Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as selected by a panel of media and announced by the conference office Monday. Griffin III led the Bears to a 55-7 win over Kansas Saturday, giving Baylor its largest margin of victory ever in a conference game. RG3 threw for a career-best 380 yards and tied career highs with 26 completions, 36 attempts and three passing touchdowns. He also led the team in rushing, notching 64 yards on eight carries and adding a fourth touchdown on the ground.

The Baylor offense set a program record with 678 total yards, while RG3 set a program record of his own with 444 yards of total offense. He also completed the longest pass in school history when he connected with Josh Gordon on a 94-yard touchdown strike.

In addition to being honored by the conference office, Griffin III was awarded a "Helmet Sticker" by ESPN College Football Live and had the No. 6 play of ESPN's Top 10 when he recovered a snap that went over his head and scrambled to his left before finding Terrance Williams for an 11-yard touchdown pass.

RG3, MANNING AWARD STAR OF THE WEEK...AGAIN
Robert Griffin III
is one of five players currently on the Manning Award Watch List that earned Star of the Week honors after this performance against Kansas. RG3 threw for a career-high 380 yards - adding 63 yards and a TD on the ground - and compiled a school-record 444 yards of total offense in Baylor's 55-7 rout of Kansas. It is Griffin III's second Star of the Week nod (RG3 earned SOTW honors after his performance against Buffalo last month).

Other honors for Griffin III included Rivals.com's Big 12 Player of the Week and National Performer and Quarterback of the Week by CollegeFootballPerformance.com.

HISTORY SPEAKS
RG3's 94-yard pass play to WR Josh Gordon was not only the longest offensive play in school history, but it also equaled the sixth-longest in Big 12 history and the longest in the league since a 95-yarder in 2008. ... It was also the longest pass thrown by a Big 12 sophomore QB ever, breaking the mark of 93 yards set by Texas A&M's Mark Farris in 2000. ... Baylor's 55 points scored vs. Kansas were its third-most in a conference game ever behind 60 vs. Arkansas in 1922 (SWC) and 56 vs. TCU in 1983 (SWC).


Day-After Reaction: Kansas
10:25 A.M., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010


WR Terrance Williams found the end zone twice during Baylor's 55-7 rout of Kansas.

BEYOND THE NUMBERS: RECAPPING SATURDAY'S WIN
Recap |
Box Score |  Quotes |  Notes | Photo Gallery  | Highlights | Postgame Presser

Saturday's win was one of historic proportions. Baylor established school records for total offense (678), passing yards (434), points scored (55) in Big 12 game, margin of victory in a conference game (+48) and the longest offensive play from scrimmage (pass or rush). Sophomore QB Robert Griffin III also threw for a career-high 380 yards, while accounting for a school-record 444 yards of total offense. Griffin III also connected on a 94-yard TD pass with WR Josh Gordon in the second quarter. Here's a look at headlines following Baylor's 55-7 rout of Kansas:


Tim Atchison returned an interception 14 yards for a score in Saturday's rout.

A FEW FINAL NOTES
Baylor is 4-1 for the first time since 2005 and is now 4-11 all-time in Big 12 Conference openers. ... RG3's scramble and TD throw on the run to Terrance Williams was No. 6 on ESPN's Top 10 plays Saturday night. ... ESPN college football analyst Mark May awarded Griffin III a helmet sticker following his career-best performance. Griffin III was also tabbed 'Star of the Day' by The Washington Post. ... For the second consecutive week, Griffin III was awarded a Big 12 helmet sticker by ESPN.com Big 12 blogger David Ubben. ... Ubben also says that Baylor 'may be a lot better than anyone thought'.


Big 12 Statement Regarding FSN/Dish Negotiations
3:48 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010

RELATED CONTENT: Updated Channel Guide: FSN

Below is statement from the Big 12 Conference regarding carriage negotiations between FOX Sports and Dish Network:

"The Big 12 Conference office has been in communication with representatives of FOX Sports relative to its carriage dispute with Dish Network. While it is in the best interest of all parties to resolve this issue, we are not involved in the business decisions of the two entities. We have had a long relationship with FOX Sports and have been assured it is working diligently and is committed to finding a solution that does not deprive college football fans of programming. FSN has provided the Conference with contract information for Dish subscribers (877-99-I-PAID or www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com), while Dish is running contact information on its network."

To learn more about contract information, Dish subscribers can call 1-877-99-I-PAID or visit www.GetWhatIPaidFor.com.


Updating the Channel Guide: Saturday TV Listings
12:10 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010

RELATED CONTENT: What's Not in the Game Notes

NOTE TO DISH NETWORK CUSTOMERS: FOX Networks carriage agreement with Dish Network expired at Midnight on Thur., Sept. 30, 2010. As of midday Friday, the two parties have not reached an agreement. This places Big 12 games on FSN in jeopardy for Dish Network subscribers.

Baylor's Big 12 Conference opener at home Saturday against the Kansas Jayhawks will air live on FSN and FOX Sports Southwest with an 11 a.m. CDT kickoff. Bill Land (play-by-play), Dave Lapham (color analyst) and Emily Jones (sidelines reporter) will serve as the talent for the FSN telecast.

Saturday will mark the first of two consecutive weeks that Baylor will be featured on the 11 a.m. CDT national telecast by FSN. Earlier this week, the Big 12 announced that the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout between Baylor and Texas Tech at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas will air on FSN at 11 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 9.

The national and Waco-area listings are listed below. For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local cable or satellite provider.

FSN LISTINGS
National satellite:
DirecTV (635, 636, 654, 659, 660, 663, 665, 667, 679, 692, 696)
Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (27), Time Warner Cable (26)
HD Cable (in Central Texas):
Grande (827), Time Warner Cable (1016)
For cable listings outside Central Texas, contact your local provider.

In addition, FLO TV will broadcast the Baylor-Kansas game live on FOX Mobile. FLO TV, live mobile television, is offering 200 live college football games and over 30 bowl games this year, including the 2011 BCS National Championship and the Rose Bowl.

Below is a list of clearances for Saturday's Baylor-Kansas game. Click here for a complete list of clearances for Saturday's game, including live, repeat and delayed telecasts.

Network
Time (TZ)
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA
9 a.m. (PT)
FOX SPORTS DETROIT
12 p.m. (ET)
FOX SPORTS FLORIDA
12 p.m. (ET)
FOX SPORTS HOUSTON
11 a.m. (CT)
FOX SPORTS MIDWEST
(alternate distribution)
11 a.m. (CT)
FSN NORTHWEST
9 a.m. (CT)
FOX SPORTS OHIO (non-Reds)
12 p.m. (ET)
FSN PITTSBURGH
12 p.m. (ET)
FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST
11 a.m. (CT)
FOX SPORTS WEST 9 a.m. (CT)
SPORTSOUTH 12 p.m. (ET)
COMCAST BAY AREA 9 a.m. (CT)
COMCAST CHICAGO 11 a.m. (CT)
COMCAST MID ATLANTIC 12 p.m. (ET)
MSG PLUS 12 p.m. (ET)

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