Postgame Notes

Oct. 6, 2007

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Oct. 6, 2007

BAYLOR (3-3, 0-2) 43, COLORADO (4-2, 2-0) 23
Floyd Casey Stadium  •  Waco, Texas
Attendance:  32,276

Colorado leads the all-time series 9-6, including a 4-2 edge since the inception of the Big 12 Conference.
• Baylor opens Big 12 play 0-2 for the first time since 2004.
• Baylor is 200-195-21 all-time in October, including a 5-14 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
• Baylor is 51-37-5 all-time on the first Saturday of October, including a 6-6 mark on Oct. 6.
• Baylor is 7-17-1 all-time when 3-3, including a 5-7-1 record when following a loss.
• Baylor is 8-26 all-time against Big 12 North opponents, including a 5-8 record under Morriss.
• Baylor is 6-29 when trailing at halftime under Morriss.
• Baylor is 6-20 when the opponent scores first under Morriss.
• Baylor is 12-11 in night games under Morriss.
• Baylor is 13-21 on artificial turf under Morriss.
• Baylor is 12-15 in green jerseys under Morriss, 3-5 in gold pants, 3-5 in green-on-gold and 12-24 in green helmets.

• Baylor's defense has forced at least one turnover in 26 of the last 29 games.
• Baylor's defense allowed a touchdown on the opponent's opening drive for the first time since last year's Texas Tech game.
• Most first-quarter points allowed (10) by Baylor's defense since last year's Oklahoma State game (10).
• Most first-half points allowed (27) by Baylor's defense since last year's Oklahoma State game (38).
Colorado's 54-yard field goal to end the first half was the first field goal of 50-plus yards against Baylor since Texas' Kris Stockton made a 50-yarder in 1999.
Colorado's 54-yard field goal to end the first half was the longest against Baylor since SMU's John Stewart made a 55-yarder to end the first half in 1993.
• Most points Baylor has allowed in a home game since Texas scored 62 points in 2005.
• Most points Baylor has allowed in a home game against an unranked opponent since Texas Tech scored 62 points in 2003.
• Baylor's offensive line did not allow a sack for the second consecutive game.

• With 86 career receptions, RB Brandon Whitaker moved into Baylor's 13th place on Baylor's career receptions list.
• Whitaker also broke Jeffrey Murray's school record for career receptions by a non-receiver.
• Whitaker's 62-yard, second-quarter reception was the longest of his career.
• Whitaker established a career high with 166 yards receiving, the most by a non-receiver in school history and 8th overall.
• Whitaker produced Baylor's first 100-yard receiving game since Dominique Zeigler's 180-yard performance against Texas A&M last season.
• WR David Gettis established career highs with 8 receptions and 99 yards receiving.
• QB Blake Szymanski moved into 9th place on Baylor's single-season yards passing list; he now has 1,815 yards on the season.
• Syzmanski set school records with 36 completions and 60 attempts.
• Szymanski moved into 7th place on Baylor's single-season completions list; he now has 152 completions on the season.
• Szymanski moved into 3rd place on Baylor's single-season touchdowns passing list; he now has 15 touchdown passes on the season.
• Szymanski finished with 410 yards passing, the 3rd-best single-game total in school history only behind his 412 yards against Rice and 411 yards against Texas State.
• Szymanksi became the first player in school history with three 400-yard passing games in a season.
• Szymanski joined Neal Jeffrey as the only players in school history with three career 300-yard passing games.
• SS Brandon Stiggers recorded his first career interception in the fourth quarter.




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