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Postgame Notes




Nov. 3, 2007

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2007 BAYLOR FOOTBALL Nov. 3, 2007
POSTGAME NOTES
TEXAS TECH (7-3, 3-3) 38, BAYLOR (3-7, 0-6) 7
Floyd Casey Stadium  •  Waco, Texas
Attendance:  39,015


MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Texas Tech leads all-time series 33-32-1; Baylor holds an 18-12-0 advantage in games played in Waco.
• Texas Tech has won 12 conseuctive meetings.
• Baylor opens Big 12 play 0-6 for the first time since going 0-8 in 2001.
• Baylor is 161-223-20 all-time in November, including a 1-13 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
• Baylor is 29-59-5 all-time on the first Saturday of November, including a 4-7-1 mark on Nov. 3.
• Baylor is 3-5 all-time when 3-6, including a 2-5 mark when following a loss; this was Baylor's first-ever game with a 3-6 record and a five-game losing streak.
• Baylor is 6-33 when trailing at halftime under Morriss, including an 0-6 mark this season.
• Baylor is 6-24 when the opponent scores first under Morriss, including an 0-6 mark this season.
• Baylor is 6-27 in day games under Morriss.
• Baylor is 13-25 on artificial turf under Morriss.
• Baylor is 12-17 in green jerseys under Morriss, 3-7 in gold pants, 3-7 in green-on-gold and 12-26 in gold helmets.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has forced at least one turnover in 29 of the last 33 games, including nine of 10 games this season.
• Baylor was held without a first-quarter touchdown for the seventh consecutive game. The Bears have been out-scored 53-3 in the first quarter during that time.
• Baylor was held scoreless in the first quarter for the third consecutive game.
• Baylor was held scoreless in the first half for the first time since the season opener at TCU. The Bears were held scoreless in the first half at home for the first time since Texas in 2005.
• Baylor's fourth-quarter touchdown broke a streak of 10 consecutive scoreless quarters at home against Texas Tech. The Bears' last score against the Red Raiders was in the first quarter of the 2003 meeting.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Three Bears made their first career starts:  RB Jacoby Jones, ROV Jake La Mar and FS Marlon Price.
• LB Nick Moore saw his consecutive games started streak end at 19 games.
• P Derek Epperson's 63-yard, first-quarter punt was the first 60-plus-yard punt of his career.
• RB Brandon Whitaker became the seventh player in Baylor history with at least 100 career receptions.
• QB Blake Szymanski moved into second place on Baylor's single-season yards passing list; he now has 2,338 yards passing this season.
• Szymanski moved into second place on Baylor's single-season completions list; he now has 210 completions this season.
• Szymanski's fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Whitaker was the 19th touchdown this season for which Szymanski was responsible (18 passing, 1 rushing). That moves Szymanski into a tie with J.J. Joe (1992) and Shawn Bell (2006) for the second-best, single-season total in school history.
• Szymanski moved into second place on Baylor's single-season total yards list; he now has 2,462 total yards on the season.
• RB Jacoby Jones established career highs for rush attempts (21), yards rushing (83), receptions (6) and yards receiving (36).
• FS Jordan Lake recorded double figures in tackles for the third consecutive game and the fifth time this season.


 

 

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