Nov. 19, 2011
25/RV/22 BAYLOR (7-3, 4-3) 45, 5/5/5 OKLAHOMA (8-2, 5-2) 38
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM • WACO, TEXAS
NOV. 19, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 40,281
• Baylor snapped its 20-game series losing streak to Oklahoma, defeating the Sooners for the first time in 21 series meetings. Oklahoma leads series, 20-1.
• Baylor defeated a Top-5 opponent for the first time since Sept. 21, 1985, when it upset No. 3 USC 20-13. It is Baylor’s first win over a Top-10 opponent since Nov. 8, 1988, when it defeated No. 10 Arkansas 29-14 on Homecoming in Waco.
• Baylor is 43-167-6 all-time vs. ranked opponents (5-53 in the Big 12 era) and 5-43-1 all-time vs. Top-5 teams (1-19 in Big 12 era).
• Baylor snapped its streak of 20 straight losses to Top-5 teams.
• Baylor is 6-0 at home.
• Baylor’s current 6-game home win streak is its longest since a 7-game home win streak that spanned the 1992-93 seasons.
• Saturday’s game vs. Oklahoma marked only the sixth match-up of two Top 25 teams in the 62-year history of Floyd Casey Stadium:
Nov. 26, 1960: No. 19 Baylor def. No. 12 Rice 12-7 (first season of Floyd Casey Stadium)
Oct. 11, 1980: No. 18 Baylor def. No. 20 SMU 32-28
Nov. 22, 1980: No. 11 Baylor def. No. 20 Texas 16-0
Oct. 11, 1986: No. 20 Baylor lost to No. 20 SMU 27-21
Oct. 19, 1991: No. 16 Baylor lost to No. 19 Texas A&M 34-12
Nov. 19, 2011: No. 22 Baylor def. No. 5 Oklahoma 45-38
• Baylor set the single-game school record with 485 passing yards.
• Baylor has five games of 600+ yards of total offense this season. The Bears had only seven games of 600+ yards in their previous 109 seasons. Seven of Baylor’s 11 600-yard games have been in the Art Briles era.
• Baylor has scored 30+ points in eight of 10 games this season, posting a 7-1 mark in those contests.
• Robert Griffin III’s 87-yard TD pass to Kendall Wright is Baylor’s longest play from scrimmage this season.
• Baylor’s defense has forced at least one turnover in all 10 games this season.
• Baylor led at the half for the first time since Oct. 8 vs. Iowa State (led 21-14).
• Baylor had four scoring drives that took less than 60 seconds; the Bears have 18 scoring drives of less than 60 seconds this season.
• QB Robert Griffin III broke his own Baylor single-game records for passing yards (479) and total offense yards (551).
• RG3 also broke his own Baylor single-season record for passing yards. He now has 3,572 yards in 10 games; his previous record was 3,501 yards in 13 games in 2010.
• RG3 moved up to seventh in school history with 2,105 career rushing yards.
• RG3 has thrown for 400+ yards four times this season and 300+ yards eight times.
• RG3 eclipsed the 4,000-yard mark for total offense for the second consecutive season — the only player in school history to reach 4,000+ yards of total offense.
• IR Kendall Wright has recorded a reception in all 47 games of his career.
• Wright broke his own single-game school record with 208 receiving yards. He is the only player in school history to post 200+ receiving yards in a single game.
• TE Jerod Monk became the sixth different Baylor player to throw a pass this season and fifth different one to throw at least one completion.
• WR Lanear Sampson has recorded a reception in 27 consecutive games — the second-longest streak on the team (behind Wright).
• Sampson moved up to a 17th-place tie in school history with 1,121 career receiving yards.
• RB Terrance Ganaway moved up to 20th in school history with 1,444 career rushing yards.
• Ganaway’s 12 rushing TDs are tied for the third-most in a single season in school history.
• Ganaway’s 19 career rushing TDs are tied for the sixth-most in school history.
• WR Terrance Williams moved up to 13th in school history with 1,302 career receiving yards.
• T. Williams’s 13 career receiving TDs are tied for the seventh-most in school history.
• IR Tevin Reese moved up to 16th in school history with 1,192 career receiving yards.