While often overlooked because of all the outrageous numbers put up by their high-scoring offense, the fourth-ranked Bears also have the Big 12′s best defense.
The Red Raiders are hoping to change that this year. But after dropping the last three games after a 7-0 start some players might be concerned about the past repeating itself.
Reese hurt his wrist after coming down awkwardly on an incompletion late in the first half of Baylor’s 41-12 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday night.
The conference has just one team in the top 10 in No. 4 Baylor. It’s no coincidence that the Bears are also the only team in the league to have essentially one quarterback, Bryce Petty, behind center all season.
Florida State took firm hold of second place in the BCS standings behind top-ranked Alabama and grabbed the inside track to the national championship game.
Askia Booker had one last chance to keep Colorado in the game against No. 25 Baylor. The guard’s jumper from the wing missed, like so many other shots for the Buffaloes in their season opener.
When their fast-paced, high-scoring offense sputtered early, the fifth-ranked Bears’ largely overshadowed but consistently solid defense kept stopping No. 12 Oklahoma.
No. 12 Oklahoma at No. 5 Baylor, with first place on the line in the Big 12, kicks off tomorrow night. Then, a few minutes after 9 p.m., comes No. 2 Oregon against No. 6 Stanford, the Pac-12 game of the year.
With the Big 12 heading into a final five-week stretch to determine its 2013 champion, the league on Tuesday released in 2014 conference football schedule.
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
The Big 12 regular season spans 15 Saturdays from August to December. It could easily go the distance before a champion is crowned.
Coach Scott Drew is up front about how the Bears can make up for the loss of Jackson, the Big 12 leader in scoring and assists who in his two years led them to an NCAA regional final and an NIT championship.