When their fast-paced, high-scoring offense sputtered early, the fifth-ranked Bears’ largely overshadowed but consistently solid defense kept stopping No. 12 Oklahoma.
Baylor knew that they would be challenged after four lopsided games to start the season. Now that they have passed the test, they want to get back to their “normal pace.”
Baylor coach Art Briles knew that his team would be tested at some point his season. Things had been too easy for the No. 15 Bears during four lopsided home wins.
In the team’s first four games, the Baylor Bears (4-0) have scored 69, 70, 70 and 73 points. So is this the best offensive attack of Art Briles’ career at Baylor?
The Bears have the running back duo of Lache Seastrunk and Glasco Martin, who combined for 1,901 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns last season.
Once again, the Baylor offense scored 50 points on an opponent. Once again, it wasn’t enough to win.
Baylor lineman Tevin Elliott has been arrested and charged with sexual assault. Coach Art Briles said that Elliot was suspended for violating a team policy.
Every Big 12 team has areas that need to be addressed before the players depart for the summer. It’s no surprise that quarterback tops many lists.
All of this is to say that it makes absolute sense for Griffin to make a leap to the pros now, rather than waiting a year. So it’s no surprise to hear that’s exactly what he’s doing.
Griffin is projected to be one of the top picks in April if he declares for the draft. The deadline for underclassmen to declare is Sunday.
“It’s unbelievably believable for the university,” said Baylor president Ken Starr, quoting Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III.
Robert Griffin III played football for years simply because he was good at it.