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
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).
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).
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.