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Baylor-Northwestern State Postgame Notes




Sept. 9, 2006

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Baylor leads the all-time series 1-0-0.
• Baylor is 12-0 all-time against teams currently playing in the Southland Conference.
• Baylor is 12-0 all-time against Division I-AA opponents.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor's defense held consecutive opponents scoreless in the first half for the first time since 1995 (Texas Tech and Houston).
• Baylor has not allowed a first-quarter touchdown in three straight games.
• Baylor's blocked PAT attempt in the fourth quarter was its first since last year's Missouri game.
• Northwestern State's 20 penalties were the most ever by a Baylor opponent.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Three Bears made their first career starts: RB Mario Price, WR Ernest Smith and LB Joe Pawelek.
• Price recorded his first career reception in the Bears' opening drive, a 20-yard reception.
• CB C.J. Wilson's first-quarter interception was his second of the season.
• Wilson recorded an interception in consecutive games for the second time in his career. He also accomplished the feat in the Oklahoma and Texas Tech games last season.
• Wilson's 52-yard interception return for TD in the first quarter was the first TD of his career.
• Wilson is the first Baylor player with a multiple-interception game since Samir AL-AMIN had two against Southern Illinois in 2001.
• Wilson's interception return for a TD was Baylor's first since Colin Allred's 25-yard return against Oklahoma State last season. It was the first interception return for a TD by a Baylor defensive back since Al-Amin had two against Southern Illinois in 2001.
• With his 46-yard TD reception in the first quarter, WR Trent Shelton has recorded at least one reception in 35 consecutive games. That establishes a Baylor record, breaking the previous mark of 34 set by Reggie Newhouse over the 2000, 2001 and 2002 seasons.
• Shelton established a career high with 158 yards receiving. It was his first career 100-yard receiving game.
• Shelton's receiving yardage total was the most by a Baylor player since Newhouse had 173 yards against Kansas State in 2002.
• Shelton now has 1,395 career receiving yards and ranks seventh on Baylor's career records chart.
• QB Shawn Bell was intercepted in consecutive games for the first time in his career.
• Bell tied Baylor's all-time record with four TD passes; he also tied his career high.
• Bell's four TD passes are the most by a Baylor quarterback in a non-overtime game since 1966 when Terry Southall had four against Syracuse.
• Bell established a career high with 288 yards passing.
• Bell moved into third place on Baylor's career completions list with 374, one behind second-place Brad Goebel.
• Bell moved into ninth place on Baylor's career TD passing list with 24.
• ROV Jake LaMar's second-quarter interception was the first of his career.
• Lamar's third-quarter fumble forced and fumble recovery were the firsts of his career.
• IR Trey Payne's third-quarter TD reception was the first of his career.
• Payne recorded his second TD reception in the fourth quarter.
• IR Mikail Baker's 42-yard kickoff return in the third quarter was a career long.
• IR Thomas White recorded his first career receptions, receiving yards and TD receptions (2).
• QB Blake Szymanski saw his first career action and recorded his first career attempts, completions, touchdown passes and yards.


 

 

NORTHWESTERN STATE NOTES
• WR Derrick Doyle established a school record for career receiving yards on his first catch.
• Northwestern State tallied 20 penalties, one shy of the school record (21).

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