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9.22.2012 Daily Bears Report: The Morning After

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By virtue of Fall Premiere's schedule, you've got me in Kate's place this morning. I hope nobody is too disappointed, because we've got a combination of things on tap this morning for your college football enjoyment. First, you can hit the post-game thoughts from last night and give me your own. Second, I've clipped and placed everything I can find about last night's game below the jump. You'll probably sense a theme in the common appreciation of our offense versus our defense after last night's game. Finally, you need look no further than ODB for everything you need to know about today's action in college football. Regretfully, I don't have the same awesome graphics I had the last two weeks. If that changes, I'll make sure to update the post.

Here's the complete TV schedule for today's games courtesy of SB Nation. I'm going to play particular attention to the West Virginia - Maryland game that starts in about 45 minutes on FX to get a look at our next opponent. I do not expect to be pleased by that look.

To help prioritize, Andy Hutchins has a viewing guide for today's best games so you don't waste time watching something like Ole Miss at Tulane. His guide should help you navigate the more stressful periods of today's action when there are a number of good games available.

Now that all that business is out of the way, hit the jump for the Baylor-centric news.

Football Wins Offensive Battle Over ULM, 47-42 - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site -
Nick Florence completed 26 of 39 passes for 351 yards and a career-high four touchdowns to help Baylor beat Louisiana-Monroe 47-42 on Friday night for its ninth straight victory.

Baylor escapes La.-Monroe with 47-42 win - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Don't look for Baylor and Art Briles to be making many more trips to Louisiana-Monroe. The Warhawks looked primed for another upset after taking Auburn and Arkansas into overtime. Friday night, America's sweethearts proved the warnings right, though the Bears became the second team in two weeks to narrowly escape a major upset.

Will Parchman: For all its flaws, Baylor D offers hope |
There’s something about this Baylor defense that defies all relevant description. In between all the big plays the Bears give up, all the touchdowns and busted assignments, there’s hope. In the midst of the squall, there always seems to be hope.

Baylor's offense impresses, but defense struggles in win over Louisiana-Monroe -
Friday night's 47-42 win over Louisiana-Monroe proved Baylor should be able to score plenty of points to compete with most teams in the Big 12. But will the Bears be able to stop anyone?

Quick Hits: Baylor 47, Louisiana-Monroe 42 -
Instant analysis of the Bears' come-from-behind win over the Warhawks.

Bears pack required heat to prevail in shootout at Louisiana-Monroe, 47-42 |
With a record 31,175 fans cramming into Malone Stadium, Louisiana-Monroe was ready to add the next chapter to one of college football’s best stories.

Baylor Avoids Upset At UL Monroe, Downs Warhawks, 47-42 -
The upset-minded Warhawks gave a good fight Friday night at home, but Baylor proved too much in the end, hanging on to win, 47-42.