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Goodley Named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Player of the Week

Antwan Goodley

Antwan Goodley

Oct. 21, 2013

TYLER, Texas - Baylor junior wide receiver Antwan Goodley was selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week, the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler announced on Monday.

The Midland, Texas, product had 182 yards receiving on 11 catches with two touchdowns in Baylor 71-7 win over Iowa State on Saturday. Goodley's totals for receiving yards and catches were both career highs and both were the 9th-best totals for a single game in school history.

He had a 4-yard TD catch in the first quarter and a 36-yard TD catch in the second quarter to give him eight TD receptions on the season. That mark is tied for 6th-most in a season in Baylor history.

Goodley averaged 16.55 yards per catch vs. the Cyclones. He currently ranks third in the nation with 23.6 yards per grab on the season.

Overall, Baylor has won 10-straight games and is off to a 6-0 start to the season for the first time since 1980. The Bears have opened 3-0 in conference aciton for the first time since 1985.

This week, Baylor is ranked No. 5 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and No. 6 in the AP Top 25. That AP ranking is Baylor's highest since 1980 when the Bears were also No. 6. Baylor debuted at No. 8 in the first edition of the BCS standings released on Sunday.

Baylor will now play its second road game of the year on Saturday as the Bears face the Kansas Jayhawks in Lawrence, Kan. That game will be televised at 6 p.m. by ESPNU.

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