Oct. 2, 2010
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BAYLOR (4-1, 1-0) 55, KANSAS (2-3, 0-1) 7
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM WACO, TEXAS
OCT. 2, 2010 ATTENDANCE: 35,405
Baylor leads the all-time series 6-4 series record, including a 5-0 mark in Waco.
Baylor is 4-11 in Big 12 Conference openers and 1-2 in the Art Briles era.
Baylor is off to a 4-1 start for the first time since 2005.
Saturday's win marks the earliest Baylor has reached four wins since 1994 (won fourth game on Oct. 1).
Baylor has allowed only one TD in three home games this season.
Baylor's 20-point halftime lead is its largest in Big 12 play since Oklahoma State in 2005 (BU led 38-7 at half).
Baylor has forced two or more turnovers three times this season.
Baylor has four plays of 50+ yards this season -- all touchdowns.
Baylor established a school record with 678 yards of total offense, surpassing the previous mark of 656 set against Lamar in 1980.
Baylor established a school record with 434 passing yards.
Baylor's 55 points are the most in a Big 12 Conference game, surpassing the previous mark of 49 against Iowa State in 1996.
The 48-point margin of victory is Baylor's largest in a conference game. Baylor's previous largest margin of victory in a conference game was 47 against Arkansas in 1922 (Southwest Conference). Baylor's previous largest margin of victory in a Big 12 game was 28 against Iowa State in 1996 (49-21) and 2008 (38-10).
Kansas's seven points are the fewest points allowed by Baylor in a Big 12 game since Kansas State (three) in 2006 (Baylor won 17-3).
Baylor had two 100-yard receivers for the first time since IR Kendall Wright (149) and WR David Gettis (110) at Missouri in 2009.
QB Robert Griffin III is 10-9 in 19 career starts as Baylor quarterback.
Griffin III is responsible for 15 of Baylor's 19 touchdowns in 2010 (11 pass, four rush).
Griffin III has the most rushing touchdowns by a QB in Baylor history with 19.
Griffin III is tied with Jeff Watson for the fourth-most passing touchdowns in Baylor history with 30.
Griffin III now ranks 10th in Baylor history with 3,922 career passing yards.
Griffin III has 10 40-yard passes this season, including seven for touchdowns.
Griffin III tossed his career-first 300-yard passing game and became the first Baylor QB to throw for 300+ yards since Nick Florence threw for a school-record 427 yards at Missouri in 2009.
Griffin III established a career high for passing yards (380) and tied career highs for completions (26), attempts (36) and passing TDs (three).
Griffin III established a Baylor single-game record with 444 yards of total offense.
Griffin III's 94-yard pass to WR Josh Gordon in the second quarter is the longest offensive play in school history (previous as an 89-yard non-scoring pass play from Maurice Pierce to Raymond Reeves vs. TCU on 11/21/1931).
WR Josh Gordon established a career high for receiving yards (161) and TD receptions (two).
Gordon is the first Baylor player with 150+ receiving yards in a half since Dominique Zeigler had 166 first-half receiving yards vs. Texas A&M in 2006.
IR Kendall Wright has caught a pass in all 29 career games.
Wright completed his career-first pass as well as complete his career-first TD pass.
RB Glasco Martin recorded his career-first rushing TD.
WR Terrance Williams registered his first 100-yard receiving game.
WR Lanear Sampson and IR Tevin Reese established career highs for receptions.
Gordon is the first Baylor receiver with 150+ receiving yards game since Brandon Whitaker (166) vs. Colorado in 2007.
PK Aaron Jones drilled a career-long 50-yard field goal, becoming the first Baylor K to hit from 50+ yards since Adam Stiles hit a 50-yarder Oct. 6, 2001, vs. Texas A&M.
Jones has made more FGs (10) through five games than Baylor made as a team all of 2009 (nine).