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Postgame Notes

Oct. 11, 2008

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BAYLOR (3-3, 1-1) 38, IOWA STATE (2-4, 0-2) 10
OCT. 11, 2008  •  ATTENDANCE:  30,528

• The all-time series is tied 4-4, including a 2-2 tie in games played in Waco. Iowa State holds a 4-3 advantage since the inception of the Big 12.
• Baylor is 9-28 against Big 12 North teams since the league’s inception.
• Baylor is 39-76-2 all-time in televised games, inlcuing a 2-3 record this year. The Bears are 4-28 record on FSN networks, including a 2-2 mark this season.
• Baylor is 47-49-4 all-time on the second weekend of October, including an 5-9-1 mark on Oct. 11.

• Baylor has not committed a turnover in four straight games for the first time in the program’s modern history (since 1946).
• Baylor quartebacks have not thrown an interception in five straight games, the longest run by a Baylor team since a six-game stretch in 1990.
• Baylor snapped a 13-game losing streak in Big 12 play. It was the Bears’ first Big 12 win since Oct. 22, 2006, against Kansas (36-35).
• Baylor tied its largest margin of victory in a Big 12 game (49-21 vs. Iowa State in 1996).
• Baylor’s most points scored in a Big 12 game since scoring 44 points against Oklahoma State in the 2005 season finale.
• Baylor’s fewest points allowed in a Big 12 game since holding Kansas State to three points in 2006.
• Baylor held a Big 12 opponent scoreless in the first quarter for the first time since Oct. 14, 2006 (at Texas).
• Baylor held a Big 12 opponent without a first-half touchdown for the first time since Sept. 30, 2006 (Kansas State).
• Baylor has two players with at least four rushing touchdowns each in the same season (QB Robert Griffin, 8; RB Jay Finley, 4) for the first time since 2002 (Jonathan Golden, 8; Rashad Armstrong, 4).
• Fewest yards allowed (257) by a Baylor team since the Bears held Iowa State to 257 yards in 2004.

• QB Robert Griffin established a school record for highest single-game completion percentage (87.5, 21-of-24). He broke the program records for minimums of 10 attempts and 20 attempts.
• Griffin’s passing yardage total (278) was the 10th-best, single-game performance against a Big 12 opponent in Baylor history and Baylor’s 33rd-best overall.
• Griffin has scored at least one rushing TD in six consecutive games, the longest such streak by a Bear since Jerod Douglas’ six-game run in 1995.
• Griffin moved into a seventh-place tie on Baylor’s single-season rushing TD list; he has eight on the season.
• Griffin moved into a fifth-place tie on Baylor’s single season TD responsibility list; he is responsible for 17 TDs this season (8 rushing, 9 passing).
• WR Thomas White has caught at least one pass in 11 consecutive games.
• IR Mikail Baker’s third-quarter kickoff return TD was the first of his career and tied for the 10th-longest in Baylor history. It was Baylor’s first since David Gettis’ at Kansas State last season.
• K Ben Parks’ third-quarter, 36-yard field goal was a career long.
• IR Kendall Wright established career highs for receptions (7), receiving yards (132) and receiving TDs (2).
• LB Joe Pawelek failed to reach double figures in tackles for the first time this season.
• Pawelek moved into fourth place on Baylor’s career assisted tackles list; he now has 147 in his career.
• FS Jordan Lake established a career high with three passes broken up.
• S Jeremy Williams established a career high with 2.0 tackles for loss.



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