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Football Jumps to No. 18 in BCS Standings

Terrance Williams' touchdown catch with eight seconds remaining gave Baylor a 45-38 win over No. 5 Oklahoma.

Nov. 20, 2011

WACO, Texas – After recording its first win over a top-5 program since 1985, Baylor moved to No. 18 in the Bowl Championship Series Standings released Sunday night.

It marks the third time this season and the fifth time in program history that Baylor has appeared in the BCS Standings. Baylor moved up four spots from No. 22 after knocking off No. 5 Oklahoma, 45-38, on a 34-yard touchdown pass from Robert Griffin III to Terrance Williams with eight seconds remaining in the game.

The Bears also jumped four spots to No. 21 in the AP Top 25 and from unranked to 20th in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll. Baylor has been ranked in the AP Top 25 eight times this season, the most for the Bears since being ranked in nine weeks in 1991.

Baylor returns to action with the Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout against Texas Tech at 6 p.m. CST Saturday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. The game will be televised live nationally on FSN, as Baylor looks for its fifth Big 12 win for the first time and its first win over Texas Tech since 1995. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 254-710-1000 or at the Baylor Athletic Ticket Office at the Ferrell Center.

Oct. 24, 2010 – 25th
Oct. 31, 2010 – 21st
Nov. 6, 2011 – 25th
Nov. 13, 2011 – 22nd
Nov. 20, 2011 – 18th



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