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Texas A&M Game Notes




Sept. 29, 2007

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2007 BAYLOR FOOTBALL Sept. 29, 2007
POSTGAME NOTES
TEXAS A&M (4-1, 1-0) 34, BAYLOR (3-2, 0-1) 10
Kyle Field  •  College Station, Texas
Attendance:  82,970


ATTENDANCE NOTES
• Ninth-largest crowd to ever watch a Baylor game.
• Largest crowd to ever watch a Baylor-Texas A&M game.

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Texas A&M leads the all-time series 65-30-9.
• This is the second most-played series in Baylor football history behind only TCU (105 meetings).
• Baylor is 120-62-2 all-time in September, including a 12-7 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
• Baylor is 19-7 all-time on the fifth Saturday of September, including an 8-4 mark on Sept. 29.
• Baylor is 14-12-1 all-time when 3-1, going 6-4 in such games since 1985.
• Baylor is 10-8-1 all-time when 3-1 following a win, including a 4-2 mark in such games since 1985, and 2-2 all-time when 3-1 with a three-game winning streak.
• Baylor is 45-42-4 all-time in conference openers, including a 3-9 mark in Big 12 Conference openers.
• Baylor is 37-69-2 all-time in televised games, including a 2-16 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
• Baylor is 6-28 when trailing at halftime under Morriss.
• Baylor is 6-23 in day games under Morriss.
• Baylor is 5-13 on natural grass under Morriss.
• Baylor is 6-19 in white jerseys under Morriss, 10-19 in green pants, 3-13 in white-on-green and 6-10 in green helmets.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has held its opponent without a first-quarter offensive touchdown in 18 of the last 27 games. The Bears have accomplished the feat in four of five games this season.
• Baylor's defense has forced at least one turnover in 25 of the last 28 games.
• Baylor has out-scored its opponents 41-10 in the first quarter this season.
• Texas A&M's second-quarter, 58-yard touchdown play was the longest play allowed this season by Baylor's defense; the previous long was a 51-yard pass against Rice.
• Texas A&M is the first Baylor opponent with multiple 100-yard rushers since Missouri in 2005 (two).
• Texas A&M ran 94 total offensive plays, the most against a Baylor team since Oklahoma had 95 in 2005 and tied for the fourth-most in Baylor history.
• Baylor managed seven first downs on the day, its fewest since Oklahoma held the Bears to seven first downs in 2000.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• WR David Gettis made his first career start.
• Gettis' fourth-quarter, 69-yard reception was the longest of his career.
• Gettis established a career high with 88 yards receiving.
• K Caleb Allen's first-quarter 46-yard field goal was his first career field goal attempt, first career field goal and first career points.
• IR Joe Bennett's third-quarter, 18-yard reception was his first career catch.
• FS Jordan Lake established a career high with 18 tackles, including a career-high 11 solo stops.
• Lake tallied most tackles by a Baylor player since Maurice Lane had 23 stops against Texas Tech in 2003.
• SS Brandon Stiggers established a career high with 13 tackles, including a career-high tying six solo stops.


 

 

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