Dec. 7, 2013
9/7/9 BAYLOR (11-1, 8-1) 30, 23/24/25 TEXAS (8-4, 7-2) 10
FLOYD CASEY STADIUM WACO, TEXAS
DEC. 7, 2013 ATTENDANCE: 51,728
Baylor secured its first-ever Big 12 title and sixth conference title in school history (1922, 1924, 1974, 1980 and 1994 in Southwest Conference).
Baylor earned its first-ever BCS bowl game appearance as the Bears will play in the Fiesta Bowl.
Baylor is 15-2 in the months of Nov. and Dec. since 2011 (6-2 vs. ranked teams).
Baylor is 6-0 vs. AP Top 25 opponents at home in the last 2+ seasons, including a win over No. 12 OU and No. 23 UT this season.
Baylor set a school record with its 10th straight win at home and has not lost at "The Case" since Oct. 13, 2012 vs. TCU.
Baylor has won 15 of its last 16 games and is 11-1 for the first time in school history, setting a new program high for wins in a season.
Baylor has 8 wins in league play during a season for just the second time in program history -- only other time was BU's 8-0 mark in Southwest Conference play in 1980.
At home, Baylor is 19-1 since 2011, 23-3 over the last 3+ seasons and 29-10 in the Briles era.
Baylor's Floyd Casey Stadium has hosted 10 games in which both teams have been ranked. BU is 6-4 in those games.
Baylor has won 11 of its last 12 Big 12 games -- a feat never accomplished before by BU in the Big 12.
Baylor's 639 points scored in first 12 games are most over any 12-game stretch in school history and more total points than BU has scored in 67 of the last 69 full seasons.
Baylor's 639 points scored and 85 total touchdowns this season add on to school records.
Today's matchup was the 103rd meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is 25-74-4 all-time against Texas, including a 3-3 record under Art Briles, and a 16-29-2 record in Waco. BU has won 3 of the last 4 games vs. Texas for the first time since 1988-91.
Today's game is the last at Floyd Casey Stadium as the Bears move into the new $260 million riverfront Baylor Stadium next season.
Baylor wore Nike retro uniforms, inspired by the 1950 squad, in honor of the first team to play in Floyd Casey Stadium. Each uniform and helmet had a commemorative patch and sticker for Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor's all-time record at Floyd Casey Stadium is 191-146-5
Baylor set Floyd Casey Stadium records for total season attendance (321,639) and season average attendance (45,948).
Today's attendance was 51,728, which sets the all-time Floyd Casey Stadium record.
Baylor tied a program record for home games won in a season with 7 -- also accomplished in 2011.
The game's 3-3 score at half marked the first time since Oct. 29, 2005, vs. Texas Tech that Baylor and its opponent did not score a touchdown in the first half.
Tevin Reese, Cyril Richardson and Sam Holl served as captains vs. Texas.
With 508 yards of total offense in the game, the Bears have had at least 400 yards of total offense in 38 of its last 39 games.
Baylor's 4,312 passing yards and 33 passing TDs rank 3rd each in Baylor history.
Baylor's 7,484 yards of total offense this season are 2nd-most in any season in BU history.
Baylor's 3 PATs in the game moved the new program single-season record to 84 PATs made -- the previous record was set in 2011 (75).
Baylor's defense has 17 interceptions this season, while only allowing 19 passing TDs.
Baylor's opponents are 7-for-28 (25%) on 4th down, which was the second-best mark in FBS entering the day.
Baylor's starting defensive unit has given up just 27 TDs through 12 games.
Baylor has trailed for just 82:09 over the last 14 games (840 total minutes) dating back to 2012 (13-1 during that span).
Baylor's defense under Phil Bennett has forced 2 or more turnovers in 14 of its last 19 games (Baylor's record is 16-3 in that span and is 24-2 when forcing 2+ TOs).
Baylor's 95 tackles for loss are 1 shy of tying the program record set in 1978.
Baylor's 32 sacks are 8 shy of tying the program record set in 1992 and rank 5th-most in BU history.
Baylor has scored 30+ points in 29 of its last 32 games and 40+ points in 23 of its last 28 games.
Baylor's 92 forced punts are the most in program history, passing a mark set in 1980 (84).
QB Bryce Petty completed 21-of-37 passes for 287 yards and 2 TDs. He's thrown for 200+ yards and at least 2 TDs in all 12 career starts.
Petty on Baylor single-season lists: 3rd passing yards (3,844), 3rd passing TDs (30), 3rd TD responsibility (41), t-6th rushing TDs (11) and 3rd total offense (4,036).
RB Glasco Martin's tied Walter Abercrombie for 5th on the all-time rushing TDs list with 24 in his career.
Martin's 22 carries for 102 yards were both season highs and marked the 3rd time in his career he's surpassed the 100-yard mark (first time this season).
Martin's 25-yard catch on 3rd-and-11 in the fourth quarter was his first of the season and was a career long catch.
DE Shawn Oakman recorded his first career blocked field goal on a 44-yard attempt by Anthony Fera in the first quarter. Last time Baylor blocked a field goal was Sept. 19, 2009 vs. UCONN as Phil Taylor blocked a 44-yard attempt.
P Spencer Roth had 1 punt of 60+ yards to give him 4 for the season & 7 for his career -- his season total ranks 10th all-time and career total is tied for 1st in BU history.
PK Aaron Jones extended his NCAA record for career PATs made to 270.
Jones made 3 extra points and 3 field goals to bring his program-record career total to 447 points, moving him into 2nd place all-time in NCAA career kicking points. He passed Boise State's Kyle Brotzman (2007-10, 439 points) and is 19 shy of 1st place (Dustin Hopkins, Florida State, 466 points, 2009-12).
Jones has now made a school-record 185 consecutive PATs.
Jones broke his Baylor record for PATs made in a season -- 75 in 2011 -- and surpassed his own program record of single-season consecutive PATs made - he went 71-for-71 in 2012 - as he is 78-for-78 this season. He also set the NCAA single-season mark for a perfect PAT season, passing Louisville's Art Carmody in 2004 (77-for-77).
IR Levi Norwood has a team-high streak of 26 straight games with at least one reception.
Over his last 5 games, Norwood has 27 catches, 436 yards, 6 TD catches and a punt return TD.
WR Antwan Goodley's 12th TD catch of the season moved him into sole possession of 2nd place on the single-season Baylor list and he is now 2 shy of tying Kendall Wright for the record (14) set in 2011.
Goodley's 8th 100-yard game of the season and his career leads the nation this season and ranks 8th all-time at Baylor on the career list and is one short of the single season record set by Kendall Wright in 2011.
DB K.J. Morton notched his 2nd and 3rd interceptions of the season and 7th and 8th of his career -- the last time a Baylor player had 2 INTs in a game was by Eddie Lackey on Nov. 24, 2012, vs. Texas Tech.