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Baylor, Texas Postgame Notes




Dec. 7, 2013

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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

MISCELLANEOU­S NOTES

• 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.

TEAM NOTES
• 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).

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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.

 

 

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