Sept. 22, 2012
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Tonight's matchup was the first-ever series meeting between Baylor and ULM.
, K.J. Morton
and Terrance Lloyd
served as captains vs. ULM.
Baylor has now won nine consecutive games overall, the second-longest streak nationally (TCU 10).
Baylor's nine straight wins is the longest win streak since a 10-game string spanning 1936 and 1937.
For the first time this season, the first points of the game weren't scored by Baylor.
Baylor last played in the state of Louisiana on Sept. 7, 1996, a 24-16 win over Louisiana Tech in Shreveport.
Baylor is now 13-3 in September games in the Art Briles
Baylor is now 14-1 in games vs. teams in the Sun Belt Conference.
Baylor is now 21-5 when leading at the half in the Briles era..
Baylor was held scoreless during the first quarter for the first time since Nov. 12, 2011 vs. Kansas.
Baylor's 24-point second-quarter tied for the most in a quarter by the Bears this season (fourth-quarter against Sam Houston State).
With S Sam Holl's fumble recovery in the second quarter, Baylor improved its forced-turnover streak to 16 consecutive games; all 16 games since Bennett's arrival.
Baylor has now scored 30-plus points in nine consecutive games, tied for the fourth-longest active streak nationally.
The Bears have also scored 45 or more points in seven consecutive games.
Baylor posted 549 yards of offense, its ninth consecutive game with more than 500.
With three forced turnovers Friday, Baylor has forced at least two turnovers in eight consecutive games, and at least three in seven of the last eight. The Bears have 28 total turnovers in the last eight games.
Since Phil Bennett took over as defensive coordinator, Baylor is 11-0 when forcing two or more turnovers.
WR Tevin Reese improved his reception streak to 26 consecutive games with at least one catch, the 10th-longest active streak nationally.
The 145-yard performance was Reese's fifth career game with 100-plus yard receiving.
With 145 yards tonight, Reese moved into ninth all-time at Baylor with 1,582 receiving yards.
Reese had his second touchdown of the season with a 43-yard TD catch in the second quarter, and his third TD of the season on a 46-yard TD catch in the third quarter.
WR Levi Norwood completed the first pass of his career on a double-pass to WR Lanear Sampson for 21 yards.
Sampson improved his reception streak to 33 consecutive games, the third-longest active streak nationally.
Sampson tied his career high with 9 receptions.
With his third rushing TD of the season, RB Glasco Martin bested his previous season-best TD total (2 in 2011).
Martin set a career-high with 18 carries -- his previous career high was 10 rushes.
It was the third straight game with a rushing TD by Martin.
K Aaron Jones made two field goals and five extra points to bring his program-leading career total to 241 points.
Jones' 34-yard field goal at the half was his eighth career FG on the last play of the first half.
Five of the eight kickoffs taken by Jones were downed for a touchback, giving him 13 on the season.
WR Terrance Williams moved to ninth all-time at Baylor with 122 career receptions.
Williams caught two touchdown passes to move into a three-way tie for second all-time at Baylor with 19 in his career (Lawrence Elkins, Melvin Bonner).
Williams had his fifth career two-touchdown game.
NB Ahmad Dixon recorded his second career interception.
DE Terrance Lloyd and DE Chris McAllister are now tied for the season lead with after both recording their second sacks of the season.
S Sam Holl tallied his first career fumble recovery after a forced fumble by Lloyd.
C Ivory Wade made his team-leading 36th-career start on Friday.
DB Chance Casey made his first start of the season Friday; the 23rd of his career.
LB Eddie Lackey tallied a career-high 14 tackles on Friday.
LB Bryce Hager had a career-high 15 tackles, one more than he had in the season-opener against SMU.
P Spencer Roth punted twice on Friday, averaging 47.5 yards to stretch his Big 12-leading punt avg. to 47.0 yds per punt.
QB Nick Florence eclipsed the 300-yard mark for the fourth time in his career, throwing for 351 yards.
Florence tied his career high with four touchdown passes -- he also had four in the season-opener against SMU.
Florence has surpassed 300 yards in the third quarter of each of the last three games.