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Oct. 18, 2008

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No. 8 OKLAHOMA STATE (7-0, 3-0) 10, BAYLOR (3-4, 1-2) 6,
OCT. 18, 2008  •  ATTENDANCE:  50,080


  • Oklahoma State leads the all-time series 15-12, including a 12-1 edge since the inception of the Big 12 Conference.
  • Oklahoma State holds a 9-6 advantage in games played at Stillwater; the Cowboys have won eight straight against Baylor at OSU.
  • Baylor is 41-155-7 all-time against ranked opponents, including a 26-136-5 mark when unranked and playing a ranked opponent.
  • Baylor has lost 15 straight against ranked opponents.
  • Baylor is 47-39-6 all-time on the third weekend of October, including an 7-4-2 mark on Oct. 18.


  • Baylor committed a turnover for the first time since the Northwestern State game, snapping a four-game streak without a turnover.
  • Baylor quartebacks have not thrown an interception in six straight games, the longest run by a Baylor team since a six-game stretch in 1990.
  • Baylor has lost six straight road games (at Buffalo, 2007) and eight straight Big 12 road games (at Colorado, 2006).
  • Baylor had an extra point blocked for the first time since the 2006 Northwestern State game.
  • Baylor was held to its lowest rushing total of the season (42 yards).
  • Baylor was held to fewer than 50 yards rushing for the first time since last season's Kansas State game (13 yards).
  • Baylor was held to is lowest total offense (204 yards) since last season's Kansas game (202 yards).


  • QB Robert Griffin established an NCAA Division I FBS record for most consecutive pass attempts without an interception to start a career by a freshman. The previous record (138) was held by Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy (1986).
  • Griffin's streak of consecutive games with at least one rushing touchdown ends at six.
  • IR Kendall Wright tied his career high with seven receptions; he also had seven receptions last week against Iowa State.
  • IR Thomas White became the 24th 1,000-yard receiver in Baylor history. He now has 1,009 receiving yards in his career.
  • White has at least one reception in 12 consecutive games.
  • LB Joe Pawelek reached double figures in tackles for the sixth time this season and the 11th time in his career.
  • Pawelek established a career high with 13 solo tackles; his previous high was 11 at Colorado in 2006.
  • Pawelek's 14 total tackles were one shy of his career high established against Wake Forest in this year's season opener.
  • FS Jordan Lake reached double figures in tackles for the first time this season and the seventh time in his career.
  • Lake tied his career high with 11 solo tackles; his also had 11 solo stops at Texas A&M last season.
  • P Derek Epperson's fourth-quarter, 60-yard punt was his fourth career punt of 60-plus yards.
  • Epperson now has eight punts this season of 50-plus yards, matching his season total from last year.


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