Oct. 8, 2011
25/RV BAYLOR (4-1, 1-1) 49, IOWA STATE (3-2, 0-2) 26
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM • WACO, TEXAS
OCT. 8, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 35,625
• Saturday marked the 10th series meeting between Baylor and Iowa State.
• With Baylor’s win, the series is tied, 5-5, with Baylor holding a 3-2 series advantage in Waco.
• Baylor is 73-40-2 all-time as a ranked team, including a 2-2 record against Big 12 opponents.
• Baylor is 19-11 under Art Briles when scoring 20+, 17-3 when scoring 30+ and 10-0 when scoring 40+.
• Baylor has started 4-0 at home for the second consecutive season and for the fourth time in the 62-year history of Floyd Casey Stadium.
• Baylor established a school record with 37 first downs, eclipsing the previous mark of 35 set Oct. 14, 1995, at Houston.
• Baylor racked up 600+ yards of total offense for the second time this season (and fourth game with 500+ yards of total offense).
• Baylor rushed for a season-high 391 yards, the most since Sept. 12, 2008, vs. Washington State (426).
• Baylor rushed for 208 yards in the first half, its first 200-yard rushing half since Oct. 16, 2010, at Colorado (208), and most since 2008 vs. Washington State (223).
• Baylor led in time of possession (36:00 to 24:00) for the first time in seven games (last was Nov. 13, 2010, vs. Texas A&M).
• Baylor has scored 35+ points in a school-record five consecutive games.
• Baylor’s four games with 40 or more points are the most since 1994, when the Bears had five 40-point games.
• Baylor has won 17 straight games when scoring 40+ points.
• Baylor did not score first for the first time this season.
• Baylor was held scoreless in the first quarter for the first time this season and the first time since the 2010 Texas Bowl vs. Illinois.
• Baylor has led at halftime in all five games this season.
• Baylor has outscored opponents 142-73 in the first half through five games.
• Baylor scored a fourth-quarter touchdown for the first time this season.
• 16 of Baylor’s 34 scoring drives this season have taken less than two minutes, including seven of less than 60 seconds.
• Baylor had three scoring drives that lasted more than three minutes (Baylor had three scoring drives of 3+ minutes through first four games).
• RB Terrance Ganaway rushed for a career-high 200 yards, his second career 100-yard rushing game, and tied a career high with three TDs.
• Ganaway posted the fifth 200-yard rushing game in school history, becoming first 200-yard Baylor rusher since Jay Finley’s school-record 250 yards against Kansas State on Oct. 23, 2010.
• DE Tevin Elliott’s 86-yard fumble return for a TD was the first by a Baylor player since the late Anthony Arline returned a fumble 40 yards for a score Sept. 16, 2006, vs. Washington State in Seattle. Elliott’s return is the longest since Keith Caldwell also had an 86-yard return Oct. 10, 1992, at TCU.
• IR Kendall Wright moved into a seven-way tie for second place on Baylor’s single-season list with eight TD receptions.
• Wright has seven or more receptions in six consecutive games.
• Wright moved up to seventh place in Big 12 history with 242 career receptions.
• Wright moved up to 10th place in Big 12 history with 3,031 career receiving yards.
• Wright has recorded a reception in all 42 games of his career.
• Wright moved up to to ninth on Baylor’s career scoring list with 158 points, passing Walter Abercrombie.
• QB Robert Griffin III became the school’s career leader in passing attempts, passing Shawn Bell (914). RG3 now owns 43 school records and is the career leader in 16 categories.
• Griffin III rushed for a season-high 107 yards, his sixth career 100-yard rushing game and first since Oct. 16, 2010, at Colorado (137).
• Griffin III established a career high with 24 rushes vs. Iowa State, eclipsing his previous high of 23 vs. UConn on Sept. 19, 2008.
• Griffin III started the game 11-of-11, his fifth streak of 10+ consecutive completions this season.
• Griffin III passed Walter Abercrombie for sole possession of third place in school history with 25 rushing TDs.
• Griffin III has thrown for 200+ yards in six straight games.
• Griffin III’s career TD-INT ratio is 5.0 (60 TD, 12 INT).
• Griffin III has thrown 132 consecutive attempts at home without an interception.
• WR Lanear Sampson has recorded a reception in 22 consecutive games — the second-longest streak on the team (behind Wright).
• OL Ivory Wade recorded his career-first reception — for two yards — off a deflected RG3 pass.
• LB Sam Holl recorded a career-high 11 tackles.
• P Spencer Roth booted his career-first 50-yard punt with a career-long 58-yarder.
• LB LeQuince McCall recorded his career-first interception.