Baylor vs. Texas: The Morning After -- Highlights, Notes, Links, Tweets, Bowl Projections

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Sitting here now, in the comfort of my warm home, it's still almost impossible to fathom: the Baylor Bears are your 2013 Big 12 Champions. We have seen the mountaintop. We have arrived.


10
TEXAS
(8-4, 7-2) 23/24/25
1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH F
0 3 0 7 10
3 0 17 10 30

Box Score |  Quotes |  Notes |  Baylor Photos USA Today Photos Highlights Postgame

Waco, Texas • Attendance: 51,728


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BAYLOR
(11-1, 8-1) 9/7/9

Major Contributors:

Bryce Petty -- 21/37 for 287 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INTs
Glasco Martin -- 22 carries for 102 yards, 1 TD
Lache Seastrunk -- 15 carries for 78 yards
Antwan Goodley -- 8 catches for 114 yards, 1 TD

Eddie Lackey -- 13 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 PBU
Andrew Billings -- 6 tackles, 1 TFL, 
K.J. Morton -- 3 tackles, 2 INTs, 2 PBU

Top 25 Rankings/Results:

Because Baylor is locked in to the Fiesta Bowl as the Big 12 Champion (who won't play in the NCG), rankings and the like don't really matter to us anymore.  But don't tell that to people on twitter!

Coaches Poll: Baylor 5th, up from #7 last week.  I am pleasantly surprised to see Baylor jump so many teams. 
AP Poll: Baylor 6th, up from #9 a week ago.

Bowl Projections:

Baylor is going to the Fiesta Bowl, where we will play UCF.  There is little intrigue here.

For the rest of the BCS and all of the remaining bowls, check out SB Nation's complete Bowl Projections as of this moment.

News News News News News News:

Football Wins First Big 12 Title vs. Texas, 30-10 - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
In what became a de facto Big 12 championship game after Oklahoma State's lost, Petty threw for 287 yards with touchdown passes on the first drives after halftime and the Bears won the their first title in the league with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday.

College Football Fans Better Get Used to Baylor on the Big Stage | Bleacher Report
This is not a fluke. This was not a blip on the radar that will vanish once the 2014 season arrives. Baylor football is here to stay, so you might as well get used to it. For the first time ever, the Bears won the Big 12...

Ohio State loses the Big Ten, and the Buckeye narrative grows bolder - SBNation.com
The Buckeyes' loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship didn't do anything to silence the national criticism of Urban Meyer's 24-1 program.

2013-2014 college football bowl games schedule, updated throughout Sunday - SBNation.com
Florida State and Auburn are set for what should be an actually intriguing national title matchup. We'll keep this story updated as matchups are announced through Sunday night.

Week 15 college football final scores: Florida State, Auburn headed for BCS National Championship - SBNation.com
Florida State cruises past Duke and Auburn moves into BCS Championship game after Ohio State falls to Michigan State.

What we learned from Baylor Bears ,and Oklahoma Sooners in Week 15 - ESPN
What we learned about the Big 12 in Week 15: 1. Baylor is the one and only champ.

Big 12 football helmet stickers: Week 15 - ESPN
Recognizing the best of the best from the Big 12 in Week 15.

Baylor Bears make Big 12 title dream come true - ESPN
Baylor has never seen a season like this. The Bears have talked about it, they’ve envisioned it, but they didn’t truly know what a dream season looks like until Saturday night.

Baylor beats down Texas to claim first-ever Big 12 title
Baylor beats Texas and wins first-ever Big 12 title in the final game at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Big 12 thoughts: Week 15
Here are a few thoughts on the final week in the Big 12.

NCAA College Football Recap - Texas Longhorns at Baylor Bears - Dec 07, 2013 - CBSSports.com
Bryce Petty threw touchdown passes on the first two drives of the second half for No. 9 Baylor and the Bears won their first Big 12 title and a Fiesta Bowl berth with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday.

Baylor beats Texas 30-10 to clinch Big 12 title and BCS bowl bid | Campus Union - SI.com
With the temperature in the 20s and the wind chill in the teens, it wasn’t surprising to see Texas and Baylor both looking a bit cold at the start of Saturday’s game. Following Oklahoma’s last-minute 33-24 upset of Oklahoma State earlier in the afternoon, a conference championship was on the line. Eventually, the Bears thawed out enough to defeat the Longhorns 30-10 and capture the school’s first-ever Big 12 title.

Tweets Tweets Tweets Tweets Tweets Tweets:

I can't possibly get everything, but I'll try.

Gifs Gifs Gifs Gifs Gifs:

New segment.  There are just so many to choose from.

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