Nov. 16, 2013
4/4/5 BAYLOR (9-0, 6-0) 63, NR/RV/NR TEXAS TECH (7-4, 4-4) 34
AT&T STADIUM ARLINGTON, TEXAS
NOV. 16, 2013 ATTENDANCE: 69,188
Tonight's matchup was the 72nd meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is now 35-36-1 all-time against Texas Tech, including a 3-3 record under Art Briles.
Baylor is now an FBS-best 13-1 in the months of November and December since 2011 (5-1 vs. ranked teams).
Baylor extended a school record with its 13th 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 13-game winning streak is the nation's 3rd-longest active streak behind only Ohio State (19) and Alabama (14).
Baylor has now won 9 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 9-0 start for the first time in program history -- the Bears' previous best start entering this season was 7-0.
Baylor is 6-0 in Big 12 play for the first time in program history. The Bears last won their first 6 league games when they were 8-0 in 1980 Southwest Conference play.
Baylor has won 34 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).
Baylor has won 3 consecutive games against Texas Tech for the first time since winning 4 straight from 1984-87.
The attendance of 69,188 was the 2nd-largest in the Baylor-Texas Tech series, behind only the 71,964 fans who watched at Cowboys Stadium in 2009.
Clay Fuller, Aaron Jones and Shawn Oakman served as captains vs. Texas Tech.
Baylor is 11-10 in November games under Briles and 5-3 in neutral-site games in the Briles era.
Baylor is now 34-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era.
With 675 yards of total offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 36 straight games dating back to Dec. 29, 2011 -- the 36-game streak is the nation's longest active streak (Texas A&M is next closest at 21 straight).
Baylor has scored in less than a minute on 25 of its 68 TD drives this season (2 of 8 vs. TTU). 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 53 of 68 TD drives this season (5 of 8 vs. TTU). BU had 42 TD drives of less than two minutes during the 2012 season.
Baylor has scored in the 1st quarter in 25 of its last 26 games dating back to Nov. 19, 2011.
Baylor has scored 30+ points in 27 of its last 29 games and 40+ points in 22 of its last 26 games.
Baylor is now 22-2 in three seasons under DC Phil Bennett when recording 2 or more takeaways.
Baylor's defense has held opposing teams to 5-of-23 on 4th-down conversions this season (1-of-2 vs. TTU).
Baylor's starting offense has scored touchdowns on 60 of its 102 drives this season (8-of-16 vs. TTU).
Baylor's defense has 60 forced 3-and-outs on 136 offensive drives it has faced this season (5 forced on 17 drives vs. TTU). The Bears entered the day ranked 2nd nationally with 7.00 forced 3-and-outs per game.
Baylor's 41 rushing TDs on the year broke the single-season record of 38 in 2012.
Baylor's 3,460 passing yards and 27 passing TDs rank 4th and 3rd, respectively, in Baylor history.
Baylor's 6,153 yards of total offense this season are 4th-most in any season in BU history.
Baylor has now won every game this season by 10 or more points and has done so 10 times in a row dating back to last season's finale. The streak is the second-longest active streak next to Florida State's 11.
QB Bryce Petty completed 17-of-31 passes for 335 yards and 3 TDs, and he added 2 rushing TDs. He's thrown for 200+ yards and at least 2 TDs in all nine career starts.
Petty has rushed for at least one TD in 8 consecutive games, and he's been responsible for 3+ TDs in all 8 of those games.
Petty's 8-game streak with a rushing and passing TD is tied for 3rd-longest nationally since 1998 -- Tim Tebow (14), Marcus Mariota (9), Colin Kaepernick (8).
Petty on Baylor single-season lists: 4th passing yards (2,992), 3rd passing TDs (24), 3rd TD responsibility (34), t-6th rushing TDs and 4th total offense (3,119).
WR Antwan Goodley had a 31-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter, giving him 11 TDs on the season (tied for 3rd on BU single-season list).
Goodley became the 5th 1,000-yard single-season receiver in BU history. Goodley on Baylor single-season lists: 4th receiving yards (1,075), t-3rd receiving TDs (11).
Goodley had his 6th 100-yard receiving game, moving him into sole possession of 8th on Baylor's career list.
RB Shock Linwood had 29 carries, 187 yards (11th-most in BU history) and 1 TD. It was his 4th 100-yard rushing game, tying him for 9th-most in a season in program history.
Linwood had rushed for the 11th- and 14th-most yards in program history in the last two weeks (187 vs. Tech, 182 vs. Oklahoma).
Linwood now has 812 rushing yards on the season, and he's 31 yards shy of the Baylor freshman record held by RG3 (843 in 2008).
RB Devin Chafin had a 3-yard TD run in the 2nd quarter and a 47-yard rushing TD in the 3rd quarter, giving him 4 rushing TDs on the season.
Chafin had 11 carries and a career-high 100 yards and 2 TDs for his 1st career 100-yard rushing game -- it was the 3rd time this season BU had multiple 100-yard rushers in a game.
PK Aaron Jones broke the NCAA record for career PATs made with 260, passing Louisville's Art Carmody (253).
Jones made 9 extra points to bring his program-record career total to 419 points.
Jones has now made a school-record 175 consecutive PATs.
IR Levi Norwood had a career-long 58-yard punt return TD, his 2nd punt return TD of the season -- he's the first Baylor player ever to record 2 punt return TDs.
Norwood had career highs with 7 receptions and 156 receiving yards (t-31st-most rec yards in a game in Baylor history) -- his career high entering the day was 78 yards in a game.
Norwood had a 40-yard TD catch in the 1st quarter and a 58-yard TD catch in the 2nd quarter, giving him 4 receiving TDs on the year. It was his first career multiple TD game.
Norwood has a team-high streak of 23 straight games with at least one reception.
IR Clay Fuller had a career-long 43-yard kickoff return in the 1st quarter -- his previous career long was 31 yards at Kansas State on Oct. 12, 2013.
CB K.J. Morton had his 6th career interception, along with a forced fumble, a sack, 9 tackles, 4 PBUs and 3.0 tackles-for-loss.
P Spencer Roth had a 61-yard punt in the 1st quarter, his 3rd punt of 60+ yards this season. He moved into a tie with Derek Epperson for 6th on Baylor's all-time list with 6 career punts of 60+ yards.