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Baylor, ULM Postgame Notes




Sept. 21, 2013

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20/19 BAYLOR (3-0)  70, NR/NR LOUISIANA-MONROE (2-2) 7
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM • WACO, TEXAS
SEPT. 21, 2013 • ATTENDANCE: 42,967

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• Today's matchup was the second meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is now 2-0 all-time against ULM and 10-0 against current Sun Belt Conference members.
Darius Jones, Terrance Lloyd and Jerod Monk served as captains vs. ULM.
• Baylor is 15-4 in September games under Briles and 25-10 at home in the Briles era.
• Baylor is 15-1 at Floyd Casey Stadium since the start of the 2011 season, and the Bears are 19-3 at home over the last three seasons.
• Saturday's game was the 27th time in the last 28 games and the 20th consecutive in which Baylor has played on national television.
• Baylor is now 28-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era.
• Baylor has won seven straight games dating back to the 2012 season, which is the nation's 3rd-longest active streak. BU last ran off seven straight wins in 2011-12 when it combined for nine in a row.
• Baylor has now won 11 straight non-conference games -- its last loss against a non-Big 12 opponent was the 2010 Texas Bowl vs. Illinois. The Bears are 17-3 vs. non-Big 12 opponents over the last five seasons (15-2 excluding bowl games).

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor became the first FBS or FCS team to score 28+ points in the 1st quarter of three straight games during the BCS era (1996-present) -- the only previous team to score 28+ points in the 1st quarter three different times at any point during a season during the BCS era was Oklahoma in 2008 (info via Stats LLC).
• Baylor has scored 41+ points in a school-record nine consecutive games (previous high was eight straight spanning 2011 and 2012).
• Baylor became the first FBS team to score 60+ points in its first three games of its season since LSU in 1930. The last FBS team to score 60+ points in three straight games at any point in a season was Oklahoma in 2008.
• Baylor became the first FBS team to score 70+ points in back-to-back games since Ohio State in 1996.
• Baylor has scored in less than a minute on 11 of its 25 touchdown drives this season (4 of 8 vs. ULM).
• The Bears have scored in two minutes or less in 24 of 25 TD drives this season (8 of 8 vs. ULM).
• Baylor has scored in the 1st quarter in 19 of its last 20 games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011.
• Baylor has scored 40+ points in 17 of its last 20 games and has scored 30+ points in 21 of its last 23 games.
• Baylor became the first team to score 60+ points vs. ULM since Sept. 23, 2000, when No. 13 Tennessee defeated ULM 70-3.
• Baylor has scored a defensive TD in all three games this season; in five seasons under Briles, BU has scored 15 defensive TDs (4 in 2013, 4 in 2012, 3 in 2011, 1 in 2010 and 3 in 2009).
• Baylor is now 18-2 when forcing 2+ turnovers during DC Phil Bennett's three seasons (won first 11 such games during Bennett's tenure).
• In three seasons under Bennett, Baylor has scored 11 defensive TDs after combining for four defensive TDs in the three seasons prior to his arrival.
• With 781 yards of offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 30 straight games dating back to Dec. 29, 2011 -- the 30-game streak is the nation's longest active streak (Texas A&M is next closest at 15 straight entering the day).
• Baylor topped 600 yards of total offense for the 23rd time in program history (18 times in Briles era).
• Baylor topped 700 yards of total offense for the second straight game and 4th time in program history; 781 yards tied the school record.
• Baylor had two interception return touchdowns in the same game for the 6th time in program history and first time since Sept. 26, 2009, vs. Northwestern State.
• Baylor's 35 1st-quarter points tied the most in any quarter in program history (matching 35 scored in 1st quarter at San Jose State on Sept. 10, 1994).
• Baylor scored 28+ points in the 1st quarter for the 3rd straight game.
• Baylor scored 28+ points in five of its first nine quarters this season -- the Bears scored 28+ points in a quarter just seven times in program history entering the season.
• Baylor tied a modern era record (post-WW2) with 70 points. It tied the 4th-most at any time in program history and most since scoring 88 points vs. SFA in 1929.
• Baylor's defense has not allowed a touchdown in the second half of all three games this season.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• QB Bryce Petty completed 18-of-27 passes for a career-high 351 yards and a career-high 4 TDs. He's thrown for 300+ yards and 2+ TDs in all three of his career starts.
• Petty added 26 rushing yards and a rushing TD to give him 377 yards of total offense and 5 TDs responsible for.
• Petty's 351 passing yards tied for 22nd-most in a game in program history.
• RB Lache Seastrunk (10 carries, 156 yards, 1 TD) had his 8th career 100-yard rushing game, tying him with Jay Finley for 3rd-most in program history.
• Seastrunk extended his school record with a 7th consecutive game with 100+ rushing yards -- he has the nation's longest active streak.
• Seastrunk had a 75-yard TD run in the 3rd quarter, which was the 18th-longest rush in program history -- it was his 3rd career run of 75+ yards.
• PK Aaron Jones broke his own school record with 10 extra points to bring his program-record career total to 358 points.
• Jones has now made a school-record 135 consecutive PATs.
• DE Chris McAllister had 0.5 sack to give him 10.0 for his career, moving him into a tie for 8th on Baylor's all-time sacks list.
• IR Clay Fuller caught a 23-yard TD pass in the 2nd quarter for his first career receiving TD.
• IR Levi Norwood had a 65-yard TD catch in the 3rd quarter for his second career receiving TD.
• IR Tevin Reese had a 47-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter -- 17 of his 19 career TD receptions have gone for 40+ yards (averages 51.6 yards per career TD reception).
• Reese had his 9th career 100-yard receiving game (6 rec, 123 yards, 1 TD), tying him for 5th-most in program history.
• WR Antwan Goodley had a 63-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter and a 65-yard TD catch in the 2nd quarter -- he now has 4 TD receptions on the season after entering the year with 2 TD catches in 24 career games played.
• Goodley had a career-high 156 receiving yards and 2 TDs on 5 receptions. It was his 2nd career game with 100+ receiving yards.
• DL Byron Bonds made his first career start and played in his first career game.
• RB Shock Linwood had a 10-yard TD run in the 3rd quarter and has now scored a rushing TD in all three career games (4 total rushing TDs).
• CB Joe Williams had a 41-yard interception return for a touchdown in the 1st quarter, giving Baylor a defensive TD in all three games this season. It was Williams' 5th career interception and 2nd interception return TD.
• S Terrell Burt had a 63-yard interception return TD in the 1st quarter for his first career INT.
• S Taion Sells had a 28-yard interception return in the 4th quarter for his first career INT.
• P Spencer Roth had punts of 72 and 64 yards to averaged 68.0 yards per punt in the game.
• WR Brandon Brown played in his first career game and made his first career catch for 22 yards.

 

 

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