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Postgame Notes




Nov. 17, 2007

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OKLAHOMA STATE (6-5, 4-3) 45, BAYLOR (3-9, 0-8) 14
Floyd Casey Stadium  •  Waco, Texas
Attendance:  28,159

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Oklahoma State leads all-time series 14-12, including an 11-1 advantage since the inception of the Big 12 Conference.
• The series is tied 5-5 in games played in Waco.
• Baylor finishes Big 12 play winless for the first time since 2001.
• Baylor is 49-52-4 all-time in regular-season finales
• Baylor is 161-225-20 all-time in November, including a 1-15 mark under head coach Guy Morriss.
• Baylor is 41-48-5 all-time on the third Saturday of November, including a 7-6-1 mark on Nov. 10.
• Baylor is 0-3 all-time when 3-9; in all three occasions (2002, 2003 and 2007), Baylor lost to Oklahoma State.
• Baylor is 37-73-2 all-time in televised games, including a 2-20 mark under Morriss and an 0-6 record this season.
• Baylor is 6-25 when the opponent scores first under Morriss, including an 0-8 record this season.
• Baylor is 6-34 when trailing at halftime under Morriss, including an 0-8 mark this season.
• Baylor is 12-13 in night games under Morriss, including a 3-3 mark this season.
• Baylor is 13-26 on artificial turf under Morriss, including a 3-6 mark this season.
• Baylor is 12-18 in green jerseys under Morriss, 10-22 in green pants, 6-8 in green-on-green and 6-14 in green helmets.
• This was Baylor's first game in all green since the 2005 Nebraska game.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has lost 12 consecutive Big 12 games, its longest losing streak in conference play since snapping a Big 12-record 29-game losing streak in 2002.
• Baylor was out-scored 74-10 in the first quarter in Big 12 games this season.
• Baylor was out-scored 103-21 in the third quarter in Big 12 games this season.
• Five Baylor players recorded at least 30 receptions each this season for the first time in school history. The five 30-catch receivers are Justin Akers, David Gettis, Brad Taylor, Brandon Whitaker and Thomas White.
• Baylor has lost 12 consecutive games when the opponent scores first.
• Baylor has lost 13 consecutive games when trailing at halftime.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• FB Larry Washington and DE Leon Freeman both made first career starts.
• QB Blake Szymanski established a Baylor single-season record for pass completions (264).
• Szymanski established a Baylor single-season record touchdowns responsibility (23; 22 passing, 1 rushing).
• Szymanski moved into ninth place on Baylor's career pass attempts list (582).
• Szymanski moved into a tie for sixth place on Baylor's career pass completions list (328).
• Szymanski moved into eighth place on Baylor's career pass touchdowns list (26).
• WR Thomas White moved into second place on Baylor's all-time single-season touchdown receptions list (8).
• White has at least one touchdown reception in four of the last five games.
• White has recorded multiple touchdown receptions in three games this season. He is the first Bear to accomplish that feat since Melvin Bonner in 1992.
• White established a career high with nine receptions.
• RB Brandon Whitaker finished the season fifth on Baylor's single-season receptions list (58).
• Whitaker became the first Baylor running back to record at least 50 receptions in a season.
• Whitaker posted his third game this season with at least nine reception and the fourth such game of his career. Both marks tie Baylor records held by Gerald McNeil, who had three games with at least nine receptions in 1983 and four such games in his career.
• FS Jordan Lake recorded his sixth double-digit tackle game of the season.
• Lake finished the season with 120 tackles, the most by a Baylor player since Maurice Lane had 129 tackles in 2003.
• Freeman established a career high with eight tackles.


 

 

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