(1-5, 0-3) Rank: NR/NR
Waco, Texas • Attendance: 46,825
(6-0, 3-0) Rank: 12/12
QB Bryce Petty: 23/31 for 343 yards and 2 TDs. 1 TD rushing.
RB Lache Seastrunk: 18 carries for 112 yards and 2 TDs.
WR Antwan Goodley: 11 catches for 182 yards and 2 TDs.
LB Eddie Lackey: 8 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery
DE Shawn Oakman: 5 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack
Top 25 Results/Projection
It seemed like every team Baylor needed to lose yesterday, lost, and the Bears are primed for a huge move upward. The rankings will likely drop momentarily, perhaps before I even finish this post.
Coaches Poll: Baylor is #5, its highest ranking in as long as any of us can remember. That's important to the BCS.
NEWS: Everything Baylor from the internet thus far.
No. 12 Football Stays Perfect with 71-7 Win over Iowa State - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com -- The Baylor University Bears Official Athletic Site, partner of CBS College Sports Networks, Inc. The most comprehensive coverage of Baylor Athletics on the web.
The Top Whatever, Week 9: Ranking only the college football teams that matter - SBNation.com -- Why bother ranking 25 teams, especially after so many top-25 teams lost anyway?
2013 BCS Top 25 rankings projections, Week 9: Can Florida State jump Oregon? - SBNation.com -- The Seminoles demolished Clemson Saturday night, but can they move into the top two if the Ducks and Alabama remain undefeated? The year's first official BCS standings will debut Sunday night.
Baylor Bears' defense rising after blowout of Iowa State Cyclones - ESPN -- Baylor’s offense did what it almost always has done this season in a 71-7 victory over Iowa State on Saturday. But the senior safety knows this team won’t end up where it wants to be without seven more strong games from the Bears’ defense.
Carlton: 6-0 Baylor makes statement, could jump up when 1st BCS standings come out Sunday | Dallasnews.com - News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW -- On a wacky Saturday, where BCS résumés all over the country got shredded, Baylor did exactly what it had to do to make a good impression with humans and computers alike.
Brice Cherry: Taking joy in upward mobility - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football -- Baylor’s near-capacity homecoming crowd had ample reasons to get hoarse-throated Saturday.
Tomorrow's Top 25 Today: Week 8 - CBSSports.com -- Our weekly projection of what you'll see from the AP Top 25 when it's released on Sunday.
Video: No. 12 Baylor Bears 71, Iowa State Cyclones 7 - ESPN -- Baylor recorded its 10th-straight win with a 71-7 victory over Iowa State.
Big 12 football helmet stickers: Week 8 - ESPN -- Recognizing the best and brightest from the Big 12 in Week 8:
What we learned in the Big 12: Week 8 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN -- What we learned about the Big 12 from Week 8:
Updated 2013 bowl projections: Florida State or Oregon to play Alabama? - SBNation.com -- Finally, we've got intrigue at the top, where the Seminoles have demanded to be taken seriously as a national championship contender.
Big 12 thoughts: Week 8 -- Can we quit doubting Baylor's elite status already? That and other thoughts from Week 8.
Petty, Baylor roll again in win over Iowa St -- Antwan Goodley records 182 receiving yards as Baylor continues to roll, downs Iowa St.
TWEETS FROM LAST NIGHT/TODAY:
Top 10 offenses as measured by points per possession: FSU, Baylor, Oregon, TAMU, Louisville, LSU, Bama, Ohio St., Mizzou, South Carolina— CoachesBTN (@CoachesBTN) October 20, 2013
Top 10 defenses as measured by points allowed per opp poss: Bama, Mich St., Baylor, Va. Tech, Louisville, FSU, BYU, Oregon, TTech, Oklahoma— CoachesBTN (@CoachesBTN) October 20, 2013
Seeing a lot of people complaining a/b Baylor running up the score. Were you saying that crap when teams were running it up on BU for years?— Ian Fitzsimmons (@Ianfitzespn) October 20, 2013
No mainstream poll voter will do it but Baylor should get serious consideration over Ohio St. I think Missouri over OSU is a no-brainer.— Matt Hinton (@MattRHinton) October 20, 2013
New Coaches Poll Top 25: http://t.co/pJiHw6cwWQ 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. Florida State 4. Ohio State 5. Baylor— SB Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) October 20, 2013
Top 25 stock report: Biggest jumps, dips in Week 8: Florida State's big win jumped them up to No. 3 in the lat... http://t.co/7A0XcvaW5H— shelbylaneMD (@shelbylaneMD) October 20, 2013