BU’s line unit one of 14 honored for play in season’s first six games.
Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team.
Baylor 59, SMU 24
Baylor 59, SMU 24
Baylor returns 50 lettermen and 14 returning starters from 2011 team.
2014 (Junior): Played in 12 of 13 games, and started final six, as junior for Big 12 champs… Member of Baylor offensive line that powered running game to 215.5 yards per game (second in Big 12) and ranked fourth in league with just 1.85 average sacks allowed… Averaged 86.3 percent coaches grade and totaled 18 knockdowns on season… Played in six of first seven contests as backup lineman, entered starting lineup in eighth game following injury to starter Troy Baker… Graded 88 percent and had career-high three knockdowns as reserve in win over Northwestern State in second game… Earned career-high 89 percent grade and had one knockdown as reserve in win over Iowa State in fourth game… Did not play in team’s sixth game, win over TCU… Took over starting right tackle role in win over Kansas in eighth game, earned 87 percent coaches grade and had two knockdowns in first start… Over final four games (all starts), graded at least 87% grade and had at least two knockdowns… Had career-bests of three knockdowns and 89 percent grade in win over Oklahoma State in 10th game… Named Lineman of Week for three-knockdown, 88 percent grade performance in win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game… Graded 87 percent and had two knockdowns in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl… Had two knockdowns and graded 88 percent in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.
2013 (Sophomore): Played all 13 games on offensive line and special teams, made two starts at tackle as sophomore… Member of O-line that powered nation’s No. 1 offense in total yards (618.8 ypg) and scoring (NCAA-record 681 points), and rushing attack (259.7 ypg) that led Big 12 and ranked 13th nationally… Totaled 22 knockdowns and averaged coaches grade of 85.0% in 11 games in which played on offensive line (played only on special teams vs. KSU and OU)… Made season-high three knockdowns and earned 85 percent grade in win over Buffalo in second game… Graded 88 percent and had two knockdowns in win over ULM in third game… Earned 87 percent coaches grade with two knockdowns in win over West Virginia in fourth game… Graded 86 percent and tied season-high of three knockdowns in win over Iowa State in sixth game… Earned season-high 89 percent grade and had two knockdowns in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game… Made first career start at No. 11 Oklahoma State in 10th game, totaled season-high three knockdowns and 86 percent grade… Started in win at TCU in 11th game, had two knockdowns and 83 percent grade... Named to spring 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games as redshirt freshman as special teams regular and reserve tight end/offensive lineman... Earned first collegiate letter... Saw action from scrimmage (primarily goal-line formations) in eight of 13 games.
2011 (True Freshman): Dressed for one game but did not see any game action… Redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: All-state offensive lineman from Kilgore (Texas) High School... Played for head coaches Mike Wood and Mike Vallery at KHS... Rated No. 104 among nation's offensive linemen by Scout.com... Earned 2010 second-team Class 4A All-State honors by TheOldCoach.com and honorable mention by AP... Named 2010 first-team All-East Texas by Tyler Courier-Times-Telegraph and first-team All-District 14-4A... Rated state's No. 23 offensive tackle prospect on TexasHSFootball.com's top 200 Texas listing... Listed among top 25 offensive linemen in state prior to senior season by Dave Campbell's Texas Football, named Second Super Team (second-team all-state)... Earned 2009 honorable mention All-District 14-4A status as junior... Played tight end as sophomore... Also played basketball at Kilgore.
Personal: Son of Alisa Starks… Full name is Patrick Kilgore Colbert… Born July 28, 1990, in Kilgore, Texas… Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.