Oct. 26, 2013
6/5/8 BAYLOR (7-0, 4-0) 59, NR/NR/NR KANSAS (2-5, 0-4) 14
MEMORIAL STADIUM LAWRENCE, KAN.
OCT. 26, 2013 ATTENDANCE: 32,264
Tonight's matchup was the 13th meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is now 9-4 all-time against Kansas, including a 4-0 record under Art Briles.
Baylor broke a school record with its 11th straight win dating back to the last four games of the 2012 season. The previous record was 10 straight wins in 1936-37.
Baylor's 11-game winning streak is the nation's 3rd-longest active streak behind only Ohio State (19 entering the day) and Alabama (12).
Baylor has now won 7 straight Big 12 Conference games, extending the program record for most consecutive Big 12 wins (previous record was 5 in 2010).
Baylor is off to a 7-0 start for the second time in program history (started 7-0 in 1980).
Baylor is 4-0 in Big 12 play for the first time in program history. The Bears last won their first 4 league games when they were 5-0 in 1985 Southwest Conference play.
Baylor has won 32 games over the last 4 seasons, extending the school record for most wins in a 4-year span (previous record was 30 in 1983-86 and 1985-88).
Rhett Butlet, Prince Kent and Joe Williams served as captains vs. Kansas.
Baylor is 11-14 in October games under Briles and 9-17 on the road in the Briles era.
Baylor is now 32-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era.
With 743 yards of total offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 34 straight games dating back to Dec. 29, 2011 -- the 34-game streak is the nation's longest active streak (Texas A&M is next closest at 20 straight entering the day).
Baylor's 743 yards of total offense were the most ever by Baylor in a road game and the 5th-most in BU single-game history.
Baylor's 59 points were its 6th-most ever in a conference game (Big 12 or SWC) and its 2nd-most ever in a conference road game (63 in loss at West Virginia in 2012).
Baylor's 45 point margin-of-victory tied its 5th-highest ever in a conference game and was its 2nd-highest ever in a conference road game (46 at SMU in 1989).
Baylor has scored in less than a minute on 22 of its 55 TD drives this season (3 of 8 vs. KU). The Bears had 20 TD drives of less than a minute during the 2012 season.
The Bears have scored in two minutes or less in 44 of 55 TD drives this season (8 of 8 vs. KU). BU had 42 TD drives of less than two minutes during the 2012 season.
Baylor has scored in the 1st quarter in 23 of its last 24 games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011.
Baylor has scored 30+ points in 25 of its last 27 games and 40+ points in 20 of its last 24 games.
Baylor's defense has held opposing teams to 3-of-18 on 4th-down conversions this season (0-of-2 vs. KU).
Baylor has completed 24 passes for 40+ yards this season, including 16 for TDs -- the Bears had 4 passes for 40+ yards vs. KU, 2 of which went for TDs.
Baylor has racked up 600+ yards of total offense in 8 of its last 10 games.
Baylor's defense has 29 sacks over the last 8 games (2 vs. KU). The Bears are 23-4 over the last four seasons when recording 2+ sacks in a game.
Baylor's starting offense has scored touchdowns on 47 of its 71 drives this season (6 of 11 vs. KU).
Baylor's defense has 49 forced 3-and-outs on 105 offensive drives it has faced this season (7 forced on 17 drives vs. KU). The Bears entered the day leading the nation with 7.00 forced 3-and-outs per game.
Baylor's defense forced a season-high 11 punts in the game.
Baylor's 34 rushing TDs on the season and 2nd-most in program history and 3 behind the single-season record (37 in 2011).
Baylor's 2,921 passing yards and 21 passing TDs this season are both 6th-most in BU history.
Baylor's 5,029 yards of total offense this season are 4th-most in any season in BU history.
QB Bryce Petty completed 20-of-32 passes for a career-high 430 yards and 3 TDs, and he added his 6th rushing TD of the year. He's thrown for 300+ yards and at least 2 TDs in all seven career starts.
Petty's 430 passing yards tied Robert Griffin III (2011 at Texas A&M) for 3rd-most in a game in Baylor history.
Petty extended his school record with a 7th straight 300-yard passing game.
Petty moved into 6th on Baylor's single-season list in both passing yards (2,453) and passing TDs (18), 5th in TD responsibility (24) and 7th in total offense (2,526).
IR Tevin Reese (110 receiving yards) had his 12th career 100-yard receiving game, 3rd-most in program history. He trails only Terrance Williams (13) and Kendall Wright (19).
Reese had a 62-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter and a 25-yard TD catch in the 2nd quarter, giving him 24 career receiving TDs (3rd-most in BU history). He's gone 40+ yards on 21 of his 24 career receiving TDs, and he averages 50.6 yards per career TD catch.
Reese and Antwan Goodley both have 8 receiving TDs this season, tying them for 6th on Baylor's single-season receiving TDs list.
Goodley had his streak of 7 consecutive games with at least one TD catch snapped -- it was the nation's 2nd-longest active streak entering the day.
Goodley moved into 9th on Baylor's single-season receiving yards list (894).
RB Lache Seastrunk (13 carries, 109 yards, 1 TD) has rushed for 100+ yards in 10 of his last 11 games.
Seastrunk's 11 rushing TDs this year rank 6th in BU single-season history.
Seastrunk had his 11th career 100-yard rushing game, passing Jerod Douglas for sole possession of 2nd on Baylor's career list.
Seastrunk had a 29-yard rushing touchdown in the 1st quarter to give him 18 for his career -- he's now tied for 10th on Baylor's career rushing TDs list with Don Trull.
RB Glasco Martin had a 14-yard rushing TD in the 1st quarter to give him 23 for his career, passing Jay Finley for sole possession of 6th on Baylor's all-time list.
PK Aaron Jones made 6 extra points and a 30-yard field goal to bring his program-record career total to 399 points.
Jones has now made a school-record 161 consecutive PATs, and his 246 career PATs made are 7 shy of the NCAA record held by Louisville's Art Carmody (253).
IR Levi Norwood has a team-high streak of 21 straight games with at least one reception.
RB Shock Linwood (9 carries, 106 yards, 2 TDs) had his 2nd career 100-yard rushing game.
Linwood had a 4-yard rushing TD in the 3rd quarter and a career-long 68-yard rushing TD in the 4th quarter, giving him 7 rushing TDs on the season.
DE Chris McAllister recorded his 14th career sack to move into a tie for 2nd on Baylor's career list with Scotty Lewis. He's one behind record holder Daryl Gardner.
DE Jamal Palmer had a career-high 3.0 tackles-for-loss, including his 4th sack of the season.