Oct. 20, 2007
2007 BAYLOR FOOTBALL
BAYLOR (3-5, 0-4) 31, No. 19 TEXAS (6-2, 2-2) 10
Floyd Casey Stadium Waco, Texas
Oct. 20, 2007
Texas leads the all-time series 71-22-4, including a 28-14-2 advantage in games played in Waco.
Texas has won ten consecutive meetings, dating back to Baylor's 23-21 victory at Floyd Casey Stadium in 1997.
Baylor opens Big 12 play 0-4 for the first time since starting 0-4 in 2004.
Baylor is 200-197-21 all-time in October, including a 5-16 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
Baylor is 47-38-6 all-time on the third Saturday of October, including an 8-3-2 mark on Oct. 20.
Baylor is 6-9-1 all-time when 3-4, including a 6-6-1 mark when following a loss and a 3-1 record with a three-game losing streak.
Baylor is 41-151-6 all-time against ranked opponents, 26-133-5 when unranked and playing a ranked opponent.
Baylor is 37-71-2 all-time in televised games, including a 2-18 mark under Morriss.
Baylor is 6-31 when trailing at halftime under Morriss.
Baylor is 6-22 when the opponent scores first under Morriss.
Baylor is 6-25 in day games under Morriss.
Baylor is 13-23 on artificial turf under Morriss.
Baylor is 12-16 in white jerseys under Morriss, 3-6 in gold pants, 3-6 in green-on-gold and 12-25 in gold helmets.
Baylor has held its opponent without a first-quarter offensive touchdown in 20 of the last 30 games.
Baylor has forced at least one turnover in 27 of the last 31 games, including 18 games with at least two turnovers forced in that time.
Baylor's second-quarter touchdown was its first score against Texas at Floyd Casey Stadium since the fourth quarter of the 2001 game, ending the Bears' nine-quarter scoring draught at home against the Longhorns.
Baylor quarterbacks eclipsed the 200-completion plateau for the season during the game, marking just the sixth time in school history that Baylor has completed at least 200 passes in a season.
Texas' 31 points was the fewest Baylor has allowed since a 20-30 Baylor loss in 1998.
Baylor's 8 rushing yards were the fewest by a Baylor team since the Bears rushed for minus-48 yards against Oklahoma last season.
Baylor's 56 total pass attempts is tied for second all-time behind only Blake Szymanski's 60 attempts against Colorado this year.
QB Michael Machen made his first career start at Baylor; he had registered one play prior to the game (fake punt at Texas A&M).
Machen's passing yardage was the 21st-best, single-game total in school history.
RB Brandon Whitaker moved into a tie for seventh place on Baylor's career receptions list (98).
DE Leon Freeman established a career high with 5 tackles; he also had a career high with 3 tackles for loss and 2 sacks.
QB John David Weed made his first career appearance at Baylor in the fourth quarter.
LB Joe Pawelek's third quarter interception was his first since his game-winner in overtime against Colorado last season.
IR Justin Akers set a career high with nine receptions.