Baylor had five member of its football team recognized on the AP, SI.com and CBSsports.com All-America teams, with representatives appearing on both sides of the ball. Cyril Richardson was named a first-team AP All-American, as well as the SI and CBS teams, and Ahmad Dixon was recognized as a second-team AP and CBS team member. Quarterback Bryce Petty, punter Spencer Roth, and receiver Antwan Goodley picked up honorable mentions from several publications, and Goodley was a CBS second-teamer.
Baylor basketball has a doubleheader today, with the Lady Bears looking to avenge their SEC loss with a win over Ole Miss and the men hoping to recapture the energy from beating Kentucky 12 days ago. The 9th-ranked Lady Bears will tip off at 6:00 p.m. tonight against the Rebels, who come to Waco with an 8-4 record. The 12th-ranked "Man Bears" will follow their game with an approximate tip off of 8:30 p.m. in the Ferrell Center against Northwestern State. Both these games will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest Plus.
Finally, the good folks over at Nunes/Magician have raised $36,277 and counting to send Houston-area kids to the Texas Bowl. That's at least 1,200 kids. Do stop by there, if you can.
Finally, finally, though this is apropos of nothing, I give you the greatest rant in sports history.