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Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Notes

Sept. 29, 2012

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• Today's matchup was the first-ever series meeting between Baylor and West Virginia.
• Baylor had its 9-game winning streak snapped. It tied for the 2nd-longest in program history, one behind the school-record 10-game string spanning 1936 and 1937.
• Baylor lost for the first time when scoring 40+ points in the Briles era. BU is now 18-1 when scoring 40+ points since Briles' arrival.
Demetri Goodson, Zach Northern and Cyril Richardson served as captains vs. WVU.
• The game was the first time Baylor ever played a game in the state of West Virginia.
• Baylor is now 13-4 in September games in the Art Briles era.
• Baylor is now 0-2 when tied at the half in the Briles era.

• Baylor's 63 points scored were its 2nd-most ever in a conference game (SWC & Big 12), while its 70 points allowed were also 2nd-most even in a conference game.
• For the first time in program history, Baylor had 3 100-yard receivers in a game (Terrance Williams 314, Tevin Reese 120, Lanear Sampson 109).
• Baylor broke its single-game passing yards record with 581 yards, besting the previous record of 485 yards vs. Oklahoma (11/19/11).
• Baylor's 7-0 lead in the first quarter was the first time West Virginia trailed in a game this season.
• Baylor has now scored 30-plus points in 10 consecutive games, tied for the 4th-longest active streak nationally.
• The Bears have also scored 45 or more points in eight consecutive games.
• Baylor posted 700 yards of offense, its 10th consecutive game with more than 500 yards.
• Baylor's 700 yards of total offense were the 2nd-most in program history (777 yards vs. Washington in 2011 Alamo Bowl win).
• Baylor had its 16-game streak forcing at least one turnover snapped. The Bears had forced at least one turnover in all 16 games since DC Phil Bennett's arrival.
• Baylor had forced at least two turnovers in eight consecutive games, and at least three in seven of the last eight, but it did not force a turnover against WVU.

• WR Terrance Williams set Baylor single-game records with 17 receptions and 314 receiving yards. The previous records were 12 receptions (6 times) and 208 receiving yards (Kendall Wright vs. Oklahoma on Nov. 19, 2011).
• Williams now has 2,169 career receiving yards, making him the 5th 2,000-yard receiver in program history and moving him into 4th on Baylor's career receiving yards list.
• Williams had his 8th career 100-yard receiving game (3rd this season).
• QB Nick Florence broke Baylor's single-game passing record with 581 yards, passing Robert Griffin III's 479-yard game vs. Oklahoma (11/19/11). Florence held the record (427 at Missouri on Nov. 7, 2009) before RG3 broke it last season.
• Florence eclipsed the 300-yard mark for the 5th time in his career. He has surpassed 300 yards in the 3rd quarter in each of the last 4 games.
• Florence's 1-yard rushing TD in the fourth quarter was his first rushing TD of the season.
• Florence had a career-high five touchdown passes.
• WR Tevin Reese improved his reception streak to 27 consecutive games with at least one catch, the 10th-longest active streak nationally.
• Reese had a 65-yard TD reception in the second quarter, giving him 11 career receiving TDs, including 4 this season.
• Reese had 120 receiving yards for his 6th career 100-yard receiving game.
• WR Lanear Sampson improved his reception streak to 34 consecutive games, the second-longest active streak nationally.
• Sampson caught a 67-yard TD pass on the last play of the first half for his 8th career receiving TD (3rd this season).
• Sampson had a career-high 109 receiving yards, his 1st career 100-yard receiving game.
• WR Antwan Goodley's 7-yard receiving TD in the 4th quarter was the first of his career.
Glasco Martin's 7-yard TD run in the first quarter was his 7th career rushing TD. He has a rushing TD in all four games this season.
• Martin added a 1-yard rushing TD in the second quarter, giving him his first career multi-TD game and his 8th career rushing TD.
• PR Levi Norwood's 45-yard punt return in the second quarter was a career long, passing his previous best of 37 yards against SMU (9/2/12).
• RB Jarred Salubi's 1-yard TD run in the first quarter was his 9th career rushing TD (2nd of season).
• DB Josh Wilson's 11 tackles were a career high, passing his previous mark of 3 tackles against ULM (9/21/12).
• LB Bryce Hager (career-high-tying 15 tackles) had his 4th consecutive game with 10+ tackles.
• P Spencer Roth had a 54-yard punt in the 3rd quarter, booted both of his punts inside the 20-yard line and allowed no return yardage.
• K Aaron Jones made 9 extra points, tying his own single-game school record and bringing his program-leading career total to 250 points.
• C Ivory Wade made his team-leading 37th-career start on Friday.



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