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No. 23 Football Overpowers Buffalo, 70-13

(0-2, 0-0) Rank: NR/NR
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Waco, Texas • Attendance: 39,126

(2-0, 0-0) Rank: NR/NR

WACO, Texas (AP) - Bryce Petty threw for 338 yards and two touchdowns, Lache Seastrunk ran for 150 yards with three scores and Baylor's first-team offense had 576 total yards in only 11 minutes with the ball as the 23rd-ranked Bears beat Buffalo 70-13 Saturday.

The starters for the Bears (2-0) had eight touchdowns in their nine drives. The only non-scoring driving was when they had the ball at the end of the first half.

Baylor finished with a school-record 781 total yards and topped the 69 points scored a week earlier in what had been the most for the Bears since 1929.

Alex Neutz had six catches for a career-high 197 for Buffalo (0-2).

Petty completed 13 of 16 passes, and two of his incompletions were balls caught but ruled out of bounds. He also ran for a score.

• Baylor's 70 points broke the school record (set last week at 69) for most in the modern era (4th-most all-time, most since 1929).
• With 781 yards of offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 29 straight games dating back to Dec. 29, 2011.
• Baylor's 781 yards of total offense were the most in program history.
• Baylor topped 600 yards of total offense for the 22nd time in program history (17 times in Briles era) and 700+ yards for the 3rd time (all in Briles era).
• Baylor's 452 passing yards were the 3rd-most in program history.
• Baylor had 300+ rushing yards (329) and 300+ passing yards (452) in the same game for the 3rd time in program history.
• Baylor had 301 total yards and 28 points in the 1st quarter.
• Baylor's 28 points in both the 1st and 2nd quarters marked the 3rd and 4th times in the first six quarters this season that the Bears scored 28+ points -- the Bears scored 28+ points in a quarter just seven times in program history entering the season.
• Baylor's 28 1st-quarter points and 28 2nd-quarter points tied the 3rd-most in any quarter in program history (10th and 11th times scoring 28+ in a quarter in program history).
• BU's 28 1st-quarter points and 28 2nd-quarter points tied the most in any quarter in Floyd Casey Stadium history (7th and 8th times overall, 3rd and 4th times this year).
• Baylor now has 22 passing TDs of 50+ yards since 2011, which is 10 more than any other team in that span, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
• Baylor became the nation's first team to score 28+ in the 1st quarter of consecutive games since Oklahoma in 2008, according to Stats, Inc.
• Baylor's 56 points in the 1st half were the most by Baylor in a half in the modern era (passing 43 vs. Washington in 2011 Alamo Bowl) and the most in a half in Floyd Casey Stadium's 64-year history (previous record was 41 vs. Northwestern State in 2009).
• QB Bryce Petty completed 13-of-16 passes for 338 yards and 2 TDs. He's thrown for 300+ yards and 2 TDs in both of his career starts.
• Petty had a 5-yard rushing touchdown in the 2nd quarter for his 2nd career rushing TD.
• RB Lache Seastrunk (17 carries, 150 yards, 3 TDs) had his 7th career 100-yard rushing game, tying him for 4th-most in program history.
• Seastrunk extended his school record with a 6th consecutive game with 100+ rushing yards -- he has the nation's longest active streak.
• LB Bryce Hager had a 91-yard fumble return TD in the 2nd quarter, the 2nd-longest fumble return in program history (Charles McClanahan, 96 vs. Missouri on 9/21/74).
• IR Tevin Reese had 61-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter -- 16 of his 18 career TD receptions have gone for 40+ yards (averages 51.9 yards per career TD reception).
• WR Antwan Goodley caught an 83-yard TD pass from Petty in the 2nd quarter, tying the 11th-longest passing play in program history.
• Goodley had his first career 100-yard receiving game (4 rec, 124 yards, 1 TD).


Baylor accumulated 781 yards of offense and 70 points, both tops in school history.


"They are deserving to be in the top five right now in my opinion." - Buffalo Head Coach Jeff Quinn on Baylor

Baylor has a bye week before returning to Floyd Casey Stadium Saturday, Sept. 21, to take on Louisiana-Monroe.



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