Coach Grobe spoke with Bill Bender of the Sporting News:
“I felt like I could come out and not look past this one year,” Grobe said. “I don’t need to look beyond this. I’m one of those guys who can come in with a one-year motivation.” It was the right choice for the 64-year-old Grobe and an even better play for Baylor. Interim athletic director Todd Patulski said as much in Grobe’s introductory press conference as interim coach on June 3. Patulski didn’t need more than 10 minutes after Grobe looked at him with a simple mission.
K.D. Cannon is listed as the fourth best receiver in the country in a list from Pete Fiutak of Campus Insiders:
4. KD Cannon, Jr. Baylor
Next. Even with all the drama and all the changes, the Baylor offense will still be terrific and Cannon is going to be the main man. Last year he was the guy on the other side of Corey Coleman, but now it’s his show after catching 50 passes for 868 yards and six scores.
Former Baylor hurdler Tiffany McReynolds advanced at the U.S. Olympic Trials, per baylorbears.com :
Former Baylor track and field hurdler Tiffani McReynolds advanced out of the first round of the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials Thursday at Hayward Field.
The Kansas City, Kan., native placed third in her heat with a time of 12.93 to secure the final automatic qualifying spot into the 21-person semifinal. Overall, McReynolds was the 13th-fastest runner on the day.