Sept. 15, 2007
Final Stats |
2007 BAYLOR FOOTBALL
Sept. 15, 2007
BAYLOR (2-1) 34, TEXAS STATE (1-2) 27
Floyd Casey Stadium Waco, Texas
Baylor leads the all-time series 7-0. All seven meetings have taken place in Waco.
Baylor is 13-0 all-time against Football Championship Subdivision (former Divsion I-AA) opponents.
Baylor is 31-14 all-time on the third Saturday of September, including a 2-1 mark all-time on Sept. 15.
Baylor is 119-61-2 all-time in September, including a 11-6 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
Baylor is 11-14 when scoring first under Morriss.
Baylor is 11-3 when leading at halftime under Morriss.
Baylor is 11-10 in night games under Morriss.
Baylor is 12-20 on artificial turf under Morriss.
Baylor is 12-14 in green jerseys under Morriss, 9-18 in green pants, 6-7 in green-on-green and 12-23 in gold helmets.
Baylor has held its opponent without a first-quarter offensive touchdown in 16 of the last 25 games with 13 first-quarter shutouts in that span.
Baylor's defense has forced at least one turnover in 23 of the last 26 games.
Baylor's passing yardage (412) was the 2nd-best single-game total in school history. Only last week's 423 yard performance surpasses it.
WR Krys Buerck made his first career start.
QB Blake Szymanski has passed for at least 200 yards in four consecutive games, tying Don Trull for the second-longest streak in school history. Shawn Bell established the record with 11 consecutive 200-yard games during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
Szymanski had 246 passing yards in the first half; it was the fifth-highest single-half passing yardage total in school history.
Szymanski became the first player in Baylor history to record five-plus touchdown passes in consecutive weeks.
Szymanski became the first Bear to record five-plus touchdown passes twice.
Szymanski is now tied for 11th in Baylor history with 11 touchdowns in one season.
Szymanski joined Shawn Bell (2004 vs. Texas A&M, 2005 vs. Kansas) as the only players in school history with multiple games with four-plus touchdown passes. There have been eight such games in school history (Billy Patterson vs. Loyola [Calif.], 1938; Larry Isbell vs. Texas A&M, 1950; Terry Southall vs. Syracuse, 1966; Jeff Watson vs. Missouri [3OT], 1996).
Szymanski joined Shawn Bell (at Texas, vs. Kansas, 2006) as the only Baylor quarterbacks to record back-to-back 300-yard passing games.
Szymanski is the fourth Baylor quarterback to record multiple 300-yard passing games in the same season. Bell (2006), Cody Carlson (1986) and Neal Jeffrey (1973) are the other three.
FB Keegan Vann's first-quarter touchdown reception was the first touchdown of his career.
WR Krys Buerck's second-quarter touchdown reception was the first touchdown of his career.
Buerck established career highs with 7 receptions and 85 yards receiving.
Buerck's fourth-quarter kickoff return was the first of his career.
RB Jay Finley's fourth-quarter touchdown reception was the first touchdown of his career.
WR Brad Taylor established a career high of 85 yards receiving.
FS Jordan Lake established a career high with 10 total tackles.
WR David Gettis' return of the game's opening kickoff was the first of his career.
WR Earl Patin's second-quarter kickoff return was the first of his career.