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Baylor, Texas Postgame Notes




Dec. 3, 2011

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19/18/17 BAYLOR (9-3, 6-3) 48, RV/RV/22 TEXAS (7-5, 4-5) 24
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM • WACO, TEXAS
DEC. 3, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 46,543

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES
• Baylor collected its first 9-win season since 1986 (9-3).
• Baylor won back-to-back games against Texas for the first time since 1991-92.
• Baylor defeated Texas in Waco for the first time since 1997 (23-21).
• Baylor’s 48 points are its most against Texas since a 50-7 win in Austin in 1989.
• Baylor has won six Big 12 games for the first time in program history; Baylor has won six conference games for the first time since 1986 (6-2).
• Baylor has won five straight conference games — its longest streak since a six-game win streak spanning 1986-87 and its longest overall winning streak since starting the 1991 season 5-0.
• Baylor’s 16 wins over the last two seasons are its most in a two-year span since winning 18 games in 1985 (9) and 1986 (9).
• Baylor‘s 7 wins at home this season are its most ever. The Bears went 6-1 at home in both 1921 and 1929.
• Baylor is now 4-2 against teams currently ranked in the BCS Top 25.
• Saturday was the 101st series meeting. Texas holds a 73-24-4 all-time series advantage, including a 29-15-2 record in games played in Waco.
• The total attendance of 46,543 was the 14th-largest crowd in Floyd Casey Stadium history and the 2nd-largest home crowd in the Big 12 era.
• Baylor had a school-record 9,198 students in attendance.
• Baylor broke a school record with 289,574 total fans in 7 home games during the 2011 season — the previous record was 259,959 over 7 games in 2006.
• Baylor’s 2011 per-game average attendance of 41,368 also broke the previous school record of 41,180 over 5 games in 1975.
• Baylor has averaged more than 40,000 fans per game in consecutive seasons for the 2nd time in school history (1974-75). This marks the 7th time Baylor has averaged more than 40,000 fans per home game.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor is 7-0 at home and 2-3 away from Floyd Casey Stadium this season.
• Baylor has forced at least three turnovers in each of the last 4 games (16 total in 4-game stretch).
• Baylor’s defense has forced at least one turnover in all 12 games this season.
• Baylor’s defense forced a season-high 6 turnovers in the game (4 interceptions, 2 fumbles).
• Baylor has won 12 Big 12 Conference games in the Art Briles era; Baylor won only 11 Big 12 games in the league’s first 12 years.
• Baylor is 6-0 this season when out-rushing its opponent (19-7 in the Briles era) and 9-1 when rushing for 100+ yards as a team.
• Baylor has scored 30+ points in 10 of 12 games this season, posting a 9-1 mark in those contests.
• Baylor is 15-0 when scoring 40+ points in the Art Briles era.
• Baylor has 3 receivers with more than 800 receiving yards this season (Kendall Wright, Terrance Williams, Tevin Reese). Prior to this season, Baylor never had more than one receiver with 800 yards in a season.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• QB Robert Griffin III became the 3rd player in FBS history with 10,000 career passing yards (10,071) and 2,000 career rushing yards (2,197). He joined Dan LeFevour (Central Michigan) and Colin Kaepernick (Nevada).
• RG3 has thrown 36 TD passes that have totaled 1,317 yards (36.6 yards per TD).
• RG3 moved into 4th on Baylor’s all-time rushing attempts list with 510, passing Darrell Bush (503 from 1997-2000).
• RG3 threw his first interception in a home game since Nov. 20, 2010 — 215 consecutive passes at home without an interception.
• RG3 moved into a tie for 7th on Baylor’s single-season rushing TDs list with 9.
• RB Terrance Ganaway broke the Baylor single-season rushing record with 1,347 yards. He passed Jay Finley (1,218 in 2010).
• Ganaway had his 5th 100-yard rushing game of the season, which ties for the 2nd-most in a season in program history.
• Ganaway is now tied with Steve Beaird (1974) for 3rd on Baylor’s single-season scoring list with 96 points.
• Ganaway moved into 11th place on Baylor’s all-time rushing yardage list with 1,822 career rushing yards.
• Ganaway passed Jay Finley (2007-10) for 5th on Baylor’s career rushing TDs list with 23.
• Ganaway extended his Baylor single-season record to 16 rushing TDs — no Baylor player ever had more than 13 in a season prior to this year.
• Ganaway moved into third place on Baylor’s single-season all-purpose yards list with 1,399.
• IR Kendall Wright has recorded a reception in all 49 games of his career.
• Wright broke the Baylor single-season record with 1,655 all-purpose yards, passing Jerod Douglas (1,594 in 1995).
• Wright moved into 3rd on the Big 12’s all-time receptions list with 295, passing Rashaun Woods (OSU, 293 from 2000-03).
• Wright moved into 3rd on the Big 12’s all-time receiving yards list with 3,913, passing Roy Williams (UT, 3,866 from 2000-03).
• Wright recorded his 19th career 100-yard receiving game and 9th of the season.
• Wright moved into ninth on Baylor’s career scoring list with 188 points scored.
• CB K.J. Morton intercepted a pass for the 3rd consecutive game (4 interceptions during 3-game stretch).
• S Sam Holl had his first career two-interception game.
• Morton and Holl had the first two-interception games by a Baylor player since Joe Pawelek had two against Texas A&M on Nov. 15, 2008.
• WR Lanear Sampson has recorded a reception in 29 consecutive games — the second-longest streak on the team (behind Wright).
• WR Terrance Williams moved into 11th place on Baylor’s career receptions list with 99.
• Williams moved into sixth place on Baylor’s single-season receiving yards list with 895.
• Williams moved into a tie for 2nd on Baylor’s single-season receiving TDs list with 11.
• IR Tevin Reese moved into a tie for 14th place on Baylor’s career receptions list with 91.
• P Spencer Roth had a career-long 64-yard punt in the 2nd quarter.


 

 

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