Dec. 1, 2012
NR/RV/NR BAYLOR (7-5, 4-5) 41, 24/RV/23 OKLAHOMA STATE (7-5, 5-4) 34
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM WACO, TEXAS
DEC. 1, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 39,203
Today's matchup was the 31st meeting in the series. Oklahoma State still leads 18-13 in the series. OSU and BU are tied 6-6 in games in Waco.
Alex Bonilla, Kevin Park, Lanear Sampson and Terrance Williams served as captains vs. Oklahoma State.
Baylor is 3-1 in December games under Briles.
Baylor is now 10-1 in November and December games over the last two years.
Baylor is 22-10 at home under Briles.
Baylor has won 12 of its last 13 games at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Saturday's game was the 23rd time in the last 24 games and the 16th consecutive in which Baylor has played on national television.
Baylor is now 24-5 when leading at the half during the Briles era (5-0 this season).
Baylor recorded its 5th win this season at Floyd Casey Stadium. That is just the 7th time BU has registered 5 or more home wins in the 63 year history of The Case.
Baylor's last win over Oklahoma State was a 44-34 home win over the Cowboys in 2005.
Baylor now has 7+ wins in 3 straight seasons for the first time since 1949-50-51, when it won 8, 7 and 8 games, respectively.
Today's attendance of 39,203 pushed Baylor's 2012 home season total to 247,165, an average of 41,194 fans for six home games at Floyd Casey Stadium. Both Baylor's season and per game average marks are school records for a six-game home schedule, and rank No. 3 overall for total home attendance and No. 2 for per game average.
It marks the eighth season in Floyd Casey Stadium's 63-year history Baylor has averaged more than 40,000 fans for its home schedule, and for the first time ever, the Bears have done so in three consecutive seasons (41,368 in 2011, 41,194 in 2012 and 40,034 in 2010.
Briles has now recorded wins over each of the Big 12's founding members who still remain in the league.
Baylor is unbeaten in its last two games vs. ranked foes, after starting the year 0-3. Briles is 6-17 vs. ranked foes at BU.
Baylor has scored in the first quarter in 11 of 12 contests this season.
Baylor scored on its opening offensive drive in 7-of-12 games this year.
Baylor's offense has converted 50% or higher on third down in four straight games (3-1 record).
After forcing zero turnovers during first 3 Big 12 games, Baylor has forced 15 (12 INTs, 3 fumbles) turnovers in last 6 conference games.
Baylor has lost 0 fumbles over last 5 games and in 9-of-12 this season.
The Baylor defense now has at least one interception in six straight games and nine games this season.
Baylor's defense has two takeaways in six straight games and nine games this season.
Baylor has scored 30+ points in 17 of its last 19 games.
Baylor had 376 yards of offense in the first half. It marked the 12th time that the Bears have been over 300 yards in a half this season.
In 7 wins this season, Baylor has a +14 turnover margin; in 5 losses, Baylor's turnover margin is -9 (-1.8/game; 13 giveaways, 4 takeaways).
Baylor is now 15-2 when forcing 2+ turnovers during DC Phil Bennett's two seasons (won first 11 such games during Bennett's tenure, 4-2 since).
With 615 yards of offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of offense in every game and over 600 yards in six games.
Baylor won the time of possession battle (32:05-27:55) for only the third time this season and in the second-straight game.
Baylor's 4,239 passing yards this season are 2nd most in a single season in program history (4,569 in 2011).
Baylor's 6,945 yards of total offense this season are the 2nd most in program history (7,632 in 2011).
Baylor recorded its longest drive of the season with a 98-yard drive late in the first quarter.
Baylor has nine 1-play TD drive on the season (2 vs. Oklahoma State).
Baylor also has 16 TD drives of 3 plays or fewer this year (2 vs. Oklahoma State).
Baylor tallied its third touchdown pass of 75-yards or more this season with Tevin Reese's 75-yard TD reception in the second quarter.
Baylor tallied its fifth touchdown run of 40-yards or more this season with Lache Seastrunk's 76-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.
Baylor has now scored 33 TDs on drives of 2 minutes or less (2 vs. Oklahoma State).
Baylor has had 11 scoring plays of 65-yards or longer this year (9 offensive, 2 defensive).
Baylor had two interception touchdown returns over a two-game span for the first time since Nov. 24, 2001 vs. Southern Illinois.
Baylor notched its longest kickoff return of the season as Darius Jones took the opening kickoff of the second-half back 73 yards.
It was Baylor's longest kickoff return since Mikail Baker had a 93-yard one for a TD vs. Iowa State on Oct. 11, 2008.
Baylor's 41 points scored are the most for the Bears against OSU since 2005 (44) and the third-most all-time.
WR Terrance Williams had 71 receiving yards on 6 receptions.
Williams moved into 1st on the single-season all-purpose yard list with 1,778 yards. He passed Kendall Wright's 2011 record of 1,772.
Williams increased his Baylor single-season record in receiving yards (1,764).
Williams increased his Baylor-career all-purpose yard record to 4,625 career all-purpose yards.
Williams is in 2nd on Baylor's single-season receptions list (95), trailing former Baylor All-American Kenndall Wright (108 -2011).
QB Nick Florence moved ahead of J.J. Joe (5,995) into 2nd on Baylor's career passing yards list (6,113).
Florence is 2nd on Baylor's single-season TD responsibility list (40) and 2nd on the career TD responsibility list (52).
Florence had a 3-yard rushing TD in the 2nd quarter, his 13th career rushing TD (9th of season).
Florence posted a career-high 18 rushing attempts for 79 yards.
WR Tevin Reese had a career-long touchdown reception of 75-yards.
Reese has had 13 of 15 career touchdowns receptions be longer than 40-yards, including 7 of 8 in 2012.
Reese finished with 108 yards receiving to eclipse the 100-yard mark for the third time this season and the seventh time in his career.
RB Glasco Martin had a 2-yard TD run in the 1st quarter giving him a team-high 11 rushing TDs this season.
Martin has at least one rushing touchdown in eight games this season.
RB Lache Seastrunk tallied 179 yards rushing. It is third straight game with over 100 yards and fourth time he has accomplished the feat this season.
Seastrunk had a 76-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. It is sixth rushing TD of the year and the second of 75-yards or more.
LB Eddie Lackey recorded an interception to give him a team-leading fourth on the season.It is third over the last two games.
Lackey became the first BU player with two defensive TDs over a two-game span since Samir Al-Amin had two on Nov. 24, 2001 vs. Southern Illinois.
Lackey is first BU player with two interception touchdown returns over a two-game span since Samir Al-Amin had two on Nov. 24, 2001 vs. Southern Illinois.
Lackey had a career-high 15 tackles, including a career-high 12 solo tackles.
K Aaron Jones made 5 extra points and 2 field goals (39, 23) to bring his program-record career total to 317 points.
Jones passed his own school-record of 105 points by a kicker in a single season with today's 11 point performance. He now has 112 on the year.
Jones moved into third on the single-season point list. He trails Terrance Ganaway (132) by 20 for first place.
Jones has now made 99 consecutive PATs to set the school record. He passed Jarvis Van Dyke, who made 97 straight during 1993-95.
Jones ties Jeff Ireland with 45 made field goals for the most in a Baylor career.
C Ivory Wade made his team-leading 45th consecutive start.
IR Levi Norwood set a career-high with 71-yards receiving and a career-high with seven receptions.
WR Lanear Sampson extended his reception streak to 42 consecutive games, tied for the 2nd-longest active streak nationally.
S Mike Hicks got his second interception of the season and the sixth of the career in the second quarter.
Hicks tied a career-high with 13 tackes and set a career-high with 13 solo tackles.
S Darius Jones opened the second-half with a 73-yard kickoff return, the longest of his career. His previous long was 49 yards.