Nov. 14, 2009
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NO. 2 TEXAS (10-0, 6-0) 47, BAYLOR (4-6, 1-5) 14
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM WACO, TEXAS
NOV. 14, 2009 ATTENDANCE: 44,372
Baylor and Texas met for the 99th time Saturday, the third-most played rivalry in Baylor football history behind TCU and Texas A&M (105 meetings each).
Texas leads the all-time series 72-23-4, and the Longhorns have won the last 11 meetings since a 23-21 Baylor victory Nov. 1, 1997, in Waco.
Baylor is 14-29-2 all-time vs. Texas in Waco.
Baylor has allowed 40 or more points to Texas in 10 of the last 11 series meetings.
Baylor's 40 first-half points allowed to Texas are the most the series since Sept. 25, 1999, when the Longhorns scored 42 first-half points en route to a 62-0 win in Waco.
Saturday's crowd of 44,372 was only the fourth crowd of 44,000-plus at Floyd Casey Stadium in the Big 12 era (Texas A&M in 1996, 2006 and Texas in 2005, 2009).
Baylor was held below 25 yards rushing in a game for the second time this season.
Baylor's six rushing yards are a season low (BU held to six yards rushing vs. Oklahoma).
Baylor is 0-4 in the Art Briles era when allowing 40 points or more.
Baylor is 0-9 in the Briles era vs. ranked opponents.
Baylor is 1-18-1 all-time vs. teams ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the AP poll.
Baylor has produced only three turnovers in six Big 12 games this season.
Baylor is 1-11 in the Briles era when trailing at halftime.
Baylor is 2-13 in the Briles era when allowing 20+ first downs.
LB Joe Pawelek started his 43rd consecutive game, the longest streak by a Baylor player since Maurice Lane's school-record, 45-game streak that ran from 2002 to 2005.
RG James Barnard, FS Jordan Lake and C J.D. Walton all started their 34th consecutive games.
LB Antonio Jones started his 22nd consecutive game.
WR David Gettis started his 18th consecutive game.
IR Kendall Wright has caught at least one pass in each game of his career, a 22-game streak.
Wright has eight games with at least four receptions this season.
Wright broke into the school's single-season top 10 list for receptions. His 57 receptions rank sixth all-time at Baylor.
Wright now ranks 12th all-time at Baylor with 1,303 career receiving yards.
TE Justin Akers has caught at least one pass in 13 consecutive games.
LB Earl Patin established career high with eight tackles.
Pawelek moved into 22nd place on the NCAA FBS career tackles list (401).
Pawelek has seven-plus tackles in 20 of his last 22 games.
P Derek Epperson moved into an eighth-place tie with Ty Atteberry (1993-96) at Baylor in career punting yards (6,844).
With three punts of 50 yards or more, Epperson now has 37 career 50-plus-yard punts which rank seventh in school history. Epperson trails Ed Marsh and Buzzy Sawyer by one punt for fifth place.
KOR Terrance Williams broke into the school's single-season top 10 list for kickoff return yards. He passed Mikail Baker for the ninth-most single-season total with 535 KOR yards.
RB Jay Finley moved into a tie for 21st place all-time at Baylor with 1,346 career rushing yards.