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

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Baylor won its ninth game in nine tries last night, setting up a huge showdown with the Oklahoma State Cowboys a week from now in Stillwater. Now, it gets real.


34
TEXAS TECH
(7-4, 4-4) Rank: NR/RV
1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH F
20 7 7 0 34
21 14 21 7 63

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Arlington, Texas • Attendance: 69,188

63
BAYLOR
(9-0, 6-0) Rank: 4/4/5

Major Contributors:

Bryce Petty -- 17/31 for 335 yards and 3 TDs, 9 rushes for 26 yards and 2 TDs. 
Rashodrick Linwood -- 29 rushes for 188 yards and 1 TD, 1 catch for 15 yards.
Devin Chafin -- 11 carries for 100 yards, 2 TDs.
Levi Norwood -- 7 catches for 156 yards, 2 TDs. 
Antwan Goodley -- 4 catches for 101 yards, 1 TD.

K.J. Morton -- 9 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 forced fumble, 1 INT, 4 PBU, 1 sack
Ahmad Dixon -- 8 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery
Sam Holl -- 4 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 PBU, 1 sack

Top 25 Results:

The big news from yesterday is Stanford losing to USC last night, paving the way for Baylor to rise to #4 in the Coaches' Poll.  We jumped Ohio State, as some probably expected, in the AP Poll.  Those dang coaches are just too entrenched.  We now trail tOSU by 18 points in the Coaches Poll, down from 25.

College football Top 25 polls, Week 13: Ohio State, Baylor battle for No. 3 - SBNation.com
Stanford and Georgia fall after heartbreaking losses, while Baylor sees their national title dreams come a little bit closer. We'll have all three human polls here as they're released.

Also, check out Spencer's The Top Whatever:

The Top Whatever: Florida State takes Alabama's parking spot - SBNation.com
Why bother ranking 25 teams when there are only nine or so that matter at the national level? Also, why not try a little harder against Mississippi State next time?

News!  Everything Baylor from the internet this morning:

2013 BCS Top 25 rankings projections, Week 13: All-time Iron Bowl coming - SBNation.com
This year's Alabama-Auburn rivalry game will match the two highest-ranked SEC teams in the country. Elsewhere, Ohio State should hold off Baylor, Stanford tumbles, and the BCS-busters again remain on course.

No. 4 Football Pulls Away, Defeats Texas Tech 63-34 - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
Bryce Petty threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores as No. 4 Baylor stayed undefeated, overcoming its first double-digit deficit of the season in a 63-34 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night.

Video: Baylor Bears 63, Texas Tech Red Raiders 34 - ESPN
Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two more to help Baylor beat Texas Tech 63-34.

Baylor Bears tough enough to beat Texas Tech Red Raiders - ESPN
"Tough" is not the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Baylor football, at least not historically. Anyone familiar with the football program's old struggles can attest to that.

Oklahoma State Cowboys prove they're ready for Baylor Bears - ESPN
Mike Gundy didn’t own up to it, but his Oklahoma State players couldn’t hide the truth.

Big 12 conference football helmet stickers: Week 12 - ESPN
Recognizing the best of the best from the Big 12 in Week 12: RB James Sims, Kansas: The senior rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries.

#4 Baylor 63, Texas Tech 34: Resilient, to boot - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
ARLINGTON — That first swing from Texas Tech hit Baylor like a Mike Tyson right cross.

Brice Cherry: No hint of panic in trailing Bears - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
ARLINGTON — Even adorned in their glistening chrome domes, Baylor didn’t come out sparkling.

Baylor Notebook: Jones sets NCAA kick mark - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
ARLINGTON — When a team scores at will, the kicker is often the biggest beneficiary.

Baylor-Oklahoma State hosting ESPN College GameDay - SBNation.com
The Bears and Cowboys will play a de facto Big 12 championship game, and both could be ranked in the top 10.

Tweets from Last Night/Today!

I highly recommend you search for "Baylor" on twitter and read the absolute meltdown from tOSU fans. The best of comedy.

And that's about it for today! Post your favorite tweets in the comments and let's get going!

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