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Daily Bears Report 09.28.2012

Friday Morning Links and News

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Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

This is your Friday morning reminder that tomorrow's game is an 11:00 AM game!

Baylor might be used to being in or around the Top 25, but it's still something the Bears savor, and something that Art Briles knows brings recognition to the Baylor image and brand. In odd newspaper errors news, the Kansas City Star thinks that WVU quarterback Geno Smith will be throwing to Tevin Reese. They also have Baylor v WVU as one of their top games to watch of the weekend. Speaking of Tevin Reese, John Werner of the Waco Tribune has an in-depth story on one of the fastest members of the Bears.'s David Ubben previews the Baylor-WVU game and also mentions what to watch in the Big 12 this week. WVU is trying to encourage their fans to be civil during and after games, as part of their moving to the Big 12.

Nick Florence has been named a Campbell Trophy semifinalist by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame on Thursday. The Campbell Trophy honors the nation's top scholar-athlete, who must be a senior or post-graduate student with a GPA of at least 3.2 and have demonstrated both leadership on the football field and in society.

Baylor Men's Golf heads to the Tucker Intercollegiate tournament today and tomorrow in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Baylor's best finishes in this tournament were 4th in both 2009 and 2005.

Baylor Cross Country splits this weekend to race in two different invitationals. The women's squad heads to the Roy Griak Invitational in Saint Paul, Minnesota while the men will compete in the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California. Baylor has won both events it's competed in so far this season, and looks to continue this in two different states.

Former Men's Basketball walk-on Richard Hurd pleaded guilty to one count of interstate communication of a threat related to extortion yesterday. Hurd contacted one of Robert Griffin III's agents and claimed to have damaging information that he would reveal unless he was given $1 million dollars. Hurd could receive up to 3 years in jail when he is sentenced on November 21.