Oct. 5, 2013
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17/16 BAYLOR (4-0, 1-0) 73, NR/NR WEST VIRGINIA (3-3, 1-2) 42
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM WACO, TEXAS
OCT. 5, 2013 ATTENDANCE: 45,467
Tonight's matchup was the second meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is now 1-1 all-time against West Virginia.
Sam Holl and Aaron Jones served as captains vs. WVU.
Baylor is off to a 4-0 start for the first time since 1991. It's the 18th time the Bears have started a season 4-0, but only the fourth time since 1960.
The attendance of 45,467 was the largest at Floyd Casey Stadium against an out-of-state opponent since Nov. 8, 1980 (46,000 vs. Arkansas).
Baylor is 16-1 at Floyd Casey Stadium since the start of the 2011 season, and the Bears are 20-3 at home over the last three-plus seasons.
Baylor has won seven straight home games, which is the nation's 8th-longest active streak.
Baylor has won eight straight games dating back to the 2012 season, which is the nation's 4th-longest active streak and tied for the 4th-longest streak in program history. BU last ran off eight straight wins in 2011-12 when it combined for nine in a row.
Baylor has now won four straight Big 12 Conference games, which is one game shy of the program record for most consecutive Big 12 wins (five in 2010).
Baylor is 8-14 in October games under Briles and 26-10 at home in the Briles era.
Baylor is now 29-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era.
Baylor's 872 yards of total offense is a Big 12 record passing West Virginia's 807 yards against Baylor Sept. 29, 2012.
Baylor's 73 points is a Big 12 record for most points in a Big 12 head-to-head matchup.
Baylor is the nation's only team whose offense has not had a 3-and-out all season.
Baylor set a school record for points in a conference game (SWC or Big 12) and broke the school record for points in any game in the modern era (post-WWII).
Baylor's 369 yards in the 1st quarter were the most by any team in a single quarter in the last 10 years.
Baylor's 617 yards in the 1st half were the most by any team in the first half of a game in the last 10 years.
With a school-record 872 yards of total offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 31 straight games dating back to Dec. 29, 2011 -- the 31-game streak is the nation's longest active streak (Texas A&M is next closest at 17 straight entering the day).
Baylor had 400+ rushing yards for the 5th time in program history, and its 468 yards were the 3rd-most in BU history.
Baylor topped 600 yards of total offense for the 24th time in program history (19 times in Briles era).
Baylor topped 700 yards of total offense for the 3rd straight game and 5th time in program history.
Baylor became the first FBS or FCS team to score 28+ points in the 1st quarter of four straight games during the BCS era (1996-present) -- the only previous team to score 28+ points in the 1st quarter four different times at any point during a season during the BCS era was Oklahoma in 2008.
Baylor scored 28+ points in 7 of its first 14 quarters this season -- no other FBS team has scored 28+ points in more than 2 quarters this season.
Baylor's 7 quarters with 28+ points this season equals the number of times the Bears scored 28+ points in a quarter in their 1,137 all-time games entering the year.
Baylor has scored 41+ points in a school-record 10 consecutive games (previous high was eight straight spanning 2011 and 2012).
Baylor has scored in less than a minute on 14 of its 35 touchdown drives this season (3 of 10 vs. WVU).
The Bears have scored in two minutes or less in 29 of 35 TD drives this season (5 of 10 vs. WVU).
Baylor has scored in the 1st quarter in 20 of its last 21 games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011.
Baylor has scored 40+ points in 18 of its last 21 games and has scored 30+ points in 22 of its last 24 games.
QB Bryce Petty completed 17-of-25 passes for 347 yards and 2 TDs. He's thrown for 300+ yards and 2+ TDs in all four of his career starts.
Petty added 23 rushing yards and a rushing TD to give him 370 yards of total offense and 3 TDs responsible for.
Petty threw his first career interception on his 98th career passing attempt.
RB Lache Seastrunk (15 carries, 172 yards, 2 TDs) had his 9th career 100-yard rushing game, passing Jay Finley for sole possession of third-most in program history.
Seastrunk extended his school record with an 8th consecutive game with 100+ rushing yards -- he has the nation's longest active streak.
Seastrunk had an 80-yard TD run in the first quarter, tying for the 4th-longest rush in program history.
Seastrunk's 172 rushing yards were the 15th-most in program history -- he now has 3 of the top-15 single-game rushing totals in BU history.
PK Aaron Jones made 9 extra points and 1 field goal (36 yards) to bring his program-record career total to 370 points.
Jones has now made a school-record 144 consecutive PATs, and his 229 career PATs made is 24 shy of the NCAA record held by Louisville's Art Carmody (253).
IR Tevin Reese had a 47-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter -- 18 of his 20 career TD receptions have gone for 40+ yards (averages 51.4 yards per career TD reception). His 18 career TD catches of 40+ yards is the nation's most in the BCS-era.
WR Antwan Goodley had a 61-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter -- he now has 5 TD receptions on the season after entering the year with 2 TD catches in 24 career games played. Four of his five TD catches this year have gone for 60 or more yards -- 83, 65, 63, 61 and 27.
Goodley had 170 receiving yards and 1 TD on 7 receptions. His 170 yards tied for the 13th-most receiving yards in a game in BU history.
Goodley had his 3rd career game with 100+ receiving yards, tying him for 13th-most in BU history.
Seastrunk (6 games), Reese (6 games) and Goodley (5 games) all extended streaks of consecutive games scoring a touchdown.
RB Glasco Martin ran for two touchdowns to give him 21 career rushing TDs, the seventh-most in program history.
RB Shock Linwood had a 13-yard TD run in the 2nd quarter and has now scored a rushing TD in all four career games (5 total rushing TDs).
Linwood rushed for a career-high 126 yards and had his first career 100-yard rushing game.
RB Devin Chafin had a 1-yard rushing TD in the 3rd quarter for his first career rushing touchdown.
CB Demetri Goodson recorded his 2nd career interception and returned it 23 yards.