Sept. 3, 2006
TCU 17, BAYLOR 7 - FINAL
Largest attendance for a season-opener since 1973 (46,000 vs. Oklahoma).
Third-largest attendance for a season-opener in school history.
Third-largest attendance for a non-conference game in school history; largest since 1973 (vs. Oklahoma).
Baylor leads the all-time series 49-48-7.
Baylor is 66-34-5 all-time in season openers.
Baylor is 77-23-5 all-time in home openers, including a 39-18 mark at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor is 38-148-5 all-time against ranked opponents, 22-128-1 when unranked and playing a ranked opponent.
Baylor is 5-2 all-time in regular-season games played on Sunday.
Sunday's game marked the first time Baylor:
- held an opponent scoreless for a half since doing so in the second half at Iowa State in 2005 (W 23-13).
- held an opponent scoreless for a half at home since doing so in the second half against SMU in 2003 (W 10-7).
- held an opponent scoreless in the first half since Sept. 7, 2002, against Samford (W 50-12).
- held a Division I-A opponent scoreless in the first half since Aug. 31, 2000, at North Texas (W 20-7).
- held a Division I-A opponent scoreless in the first half at home since Sept. 19, 1998, against North Carolina State (W 33-30).
TCU's 84-yard TD pass in the third quarter was the longest pass allowed a Baylor team since Texas A&M's 91-yard pass in 2003.
CB C.J. Wilson's second-quarter interception was the sixth of his career.
DE LeQuantum McDonald left the first quarter with a fractured left fibula.
WR Trent Shelton extended his streak of consecutive games with at least one reception to 34 games, tying Reggie Newhouse's school record.
RB Paul Mosley's third-quarter fumble was his first since the first half of Baylor's 2004 game against Iowa State, snapping a streak of 248 consecutive carries without a fumble.
IR Terrance Parks recorded career highs with seven receptions for 65 yards.
WR Mikail Baker also recorded a career high with five receptions.
IR Carl Sims tied his career high receptions in a single game with three.
QB Shawn Bell completed 31 passes, one completion shy of the school record (Bell, 32 completions vs. Texas A&M, 10/30/2004).
DE Geoff Nelson recorded a career high seven total tackles, including a career high two tackles for a loss.
P Daniel Sepulveda recorded his 70th 50-yard punt, extending the school record.