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Baylor, Texas Tech Postgame Notes




Nov. 16, 2013

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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

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• 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.

TEAM NOTES
• 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.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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.

 

 

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