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Baylor, WVU Postgame Notes




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

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• 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.

TEAM NOTES
• 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.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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.


 

 

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