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Baylor, Buffalo Postgame Notes




Sep 7, 2013

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23/RV BAYLOR (2-0)  70, NR/NR BUFFALO (0-2) 13
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM • WACO, TEXAS
SEPT. 7, 2013 • ATTENDANCE: 39,126

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• Today's matchup was the third meeting in the all-time series. Baylor now leads 3-0, and the Bears are 5-0 all-time against current MAC members.
Stefan Huber, K.J. Morton and Zach Northern served as captains vs. Buffalo.
• Baylor is 14-4 in September games under Briles and 24-10 at home in the Briles era.
• Baylor is 14-1 at Floyd Casey Stadium since the start of the 2011 season, and the Bears are 18-3 at home over the last three seasons.
• Saturday's game was the 26th time in the last 27 games and the 19th consecutive in which Baylor has played on national television.
• Baylor is now 27-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era.
• Baylor has won six straight games dating back to the 2012 season. Baylor last ran off six straight wins in 2011-12 when it combined for nine in a row.
• Baylor has now won 10 straight non-conference games -- its last loss against a non-Big 12 opponent was the 2010 Texas Bowl vs. Illinois. The Bears are 16-3 vs. non-Big 12 opponents over the last five seasons (14-2 excluding bowl games).
• BU scored 60+ points for the 13th time in program history (5th time in Briles era) and 70+ points for the 4th time (first since 1929 vs. Stephen F. Austin).

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has scored in the 1st quarter in 18 of its last 19 games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011.
• Baylor scored in all 4 quarters and has now scored in 32 of its last 33 quarters played.
• Baylor has scored 30+ points in 20 of its last 22 games.
• Baylor has scored 40+ points in 16 of its last 19 games.
• 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).
• Baylor is now 17-2 when forcing 2+ turnovers during DC Phil Bennett's three seasons (won first 11 such games during Bennett's tenure).
• 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 has scored in less than a minute on 7 of its 17 touchdown drives this season.
• The Bears have scored in 2 minutes or less in 16 of 17 TD drives this season.
• Baylor's 10 touchdown drives under two minutes tied for the most in an FBS game in the last 10 seasons (2012, Oklahoma State), according to ESPN Stats & Info.
• 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).

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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.
• PK Aaron Jones made 9 extra points (tying his own program single-game record) to bring his program-record career total to 348 points.
• Jones has now made a school-record 125 consecutive PATs.
• 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).
• Reese had his 8th career 100-yard receiving game (4 rec, 130 yards, 1 TD), the 7th-most in program history.
• 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).
• CB Xavien Howard had his first career interception in the 2nd quarter.
• RB Shock Linwood (12 carries, 76 yards, 2 TDs) has 3 rushing TDs over his first two career games played.
• NB Sam Holl had 9 tackles (5 solo), a sack, 2.5 tackles-for-loss and a forced fumble.
• WR Jay Lee had his first career TD reception, a 53-yard pass from QB Seth Russell.

 

 

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