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Baylor, Texas Postgame Notes




Oct. 30, 2010

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25/24 BAYLOR (7-2, 4-1) 30, NR/RV TEXAS (4-4, 2-3) 22
DKR - TEXAS MEMORIAL STADIUM • AUSTIN, TEXAS
OCT. 30, 2010 • ATTENDANCE: 100,452

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Baylor is 7-2 for the first time since 1991 (Bears finished 8-4).
• The four conference wins are the most by a Baylor team in the Big 12 era (BU went 3-5 in 2006).
• Texas leads the series 73-23-4 and Texas leads 43-9-2 in Austin.
• Baylor is 3-14 when trailing at halftime during the Art Briles era.
• Baylor is 5-67 all-time against the Big 12 South (Baylor is 13-32 all-time against the Big 12 North).
• It is the first win for Baylor against Texas since 1997 and first win in Austin since 1991.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has scored 30+ points in eight of its nine games this season, including five consecutive games.
• Baylor did not total 500+ yards of total offense breaking a streak of four consecutive games in which it had done so.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• TB Jay Finley is the first Baylor player with three straight 100-yard rushing games since Rashad Armstrong did so in the last two games of 2002 and the opener in 2003 (vs. Oklahoma [2002], at Oklahoma State [2002], vs. UAB [2003]).
• Finley's 813 rushing yards rank 17th on Baylor's single-season list.
• Finley ranks fifth in Baylor history with 2,255 career rushing yards.
• Finley's 69-yard TD run was the third-longest play from scrimmage for Baylor this season.
• QB Robert Griffin III is 13-10 in 23 career starts as Baylor quarterback.
• Griffin III threw his 38th and 39th career touchdown passes, to break Shawn Bell's school record of 38.
• RG3 broke Baylor's single-season total offense record with 2,993 yards.
• Griffin III has thrown for 2,592 yards this season, the second-highest single-season total in program history.
• Griffin III threw his 19th and 20th TD pass of the season, to break Bell's mark for second-most in a single-season in program history.
• Griffin III moved into fifth in program history with 5164 career passing yards.
• Griffin III is responsible for 27 of Baylor's 35 offensive touchdowns (20 pass, seven rush) in 2010 (37 overall).
• RG3 has tossed 14 40-yard passes (11 for TDs), including eight 50-yard passes (seven TDs).
• IR Kendall Wright has a catch in every game of his career (33 games).
• Wright ranks second in program history with 167 career receptions.
• Wright caught his 15th career touchdown pass to move into a tie for fourth on the all-time list with Reggie Newhouse.
• True freshman DB Tyler Stephenson made his first career start.
• PK Aaron Jones has made a field goal in all nine games of his career.
• Jones made his 17th field goal of the season, moving him to within one of the single-season school record.
• P Derek Epperson ranks tied for fifth all-time at Baylor with seven career punts of 60-plus yards.
• Epperson is second in program history with 48 punts of 50-plus yards.


 

 

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