Justin Crooks and the Bears upset No. 16 Texas A&M.
Oct. 30, 2004
Baylor 35, Texas A&M 34 (OT)
Baylor's victory marks the first time Baylor has beaten Texas A&M since 1985 when the Bears knocked-off the Aggies 20-15 in Waco. Texas A&M leads the all-time series 62-30-9.
The Baylor victory marks the first time the Bears have beaten a ranked opponent since having done so against No. 20 N.C. State in 1998 33-30.
Texas A&M leads the series 32-19-6 in Waco.
The Bears' victory ends Texas A&M's 13-game winning streak, dating back to a 20-20 tie at College Station in 1990.
Baylor is 38-143-5 all-time against opponents ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 22-123-1 when unranked and playing a ranked opponent.
Baylor ends its 22 consecutive-game losing streak against ranked opponents.
Largest Floyd Casey Stadium crowd this season.
Baylor's fumble recovery in the second quarter ended a streak of 19 consecutive quarters without forcing a turnover. The Bears' last forced turnover was Maurice Lane's interception of a North Texas pass on the final play of the first half (Sept. 25).
Baylor's third-quarter TD was just the second time this season the Bears have gotten points off an opponent's turnover. The only other score was Justin Crooks' 9-yard fumble return for a TD against Texas State.
Baylor QBs have now thrown at least one TD pass in nine consecutive games, dating back to the 2003 season finale against Oklahoma State. That is the longest streak at Baylor since a 10-game run that encompassed the final three games of 1986 and the first seven games of 1987.
Baylor registered 16 tackles for loss, a season high.
QB Shawn Bell recorded multiple-career highs in his first start of the season and the third start of his career. He set marks in completions(32), attempts (50), passing yards (262), touchdown passes (4) and a career-long 34-yard pass.
DT Klayton Shoals made his first career start.
OS Willie Andrews' 59-yard kickoff return is a career best, his previous high was 58-yards against UAB September 4, 2004. Also, his 33-yard punt return in the first quarter was the second longest of his career. He had a 38-yarder earlier this season against Texas.
P Daniel Sepulveda's 64-yard punt in the second quarter was his fourth punt this season of 60 or more yards, fourth in school history.
Sepulveda now has seven career punts of 60-plus yards, tied for fourth all-time at Baylor.
WR/QB Terrance Parks' 34-yard pass reception in the second quarter was the longest of his career.
DE Khari Long's punt block in the third quarter was the first of his career. The block was recovered by Montez Murphy; however, the return yardage is credited to Long as a punt return.
DB Braelon Davis recorded his first career interception in the third quarter. It also was the first interception thrown this season by Texas A&M
QB Reggie McNeal this season in 206 pass attempts.
WR Trent Shelton extended his streak of consecutive games with at least one reception to 19 games. Shelton has recorded at least two receptions in 12 consecutive games.
DB James Todd recovered his first-career fumble in the fourth quarter.
WR Dominique Zeigler recorded career-highs in receptions(12), yards in a game(121), touchdown receptions (2) and his 32-yard reception on his his first-touchdown catch was the longest of his career.
WR Terrance Parks recorded a career-high in receiving yards with 40 on the night.
LB Michael Tolbert recorded a career-high three(3) tackles for a loss.
WR Marques Roberts improved his all-time Baylor rankings with his four receptions for 37 yards on the night. He now ranks T-6th in receptions(92), 10th in yards(1,177) and T-6th in touchdown receptions(11).
LB Colin Allred recorded a career-high tackles nine(9) and tackles for a loss two(2).
LB Justin Crooks recorded a season-high four(4) tackles for a loss.
DL M.T. Robinson recorded a career-high two(2) tackles for a loss.