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Baylor, Kansas Postgame Notes





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

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• 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).

TEAM NOTES
• 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.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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).


 

 

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