Its 18 days to kickoff and I have no new Baylor football news from Sunday. I think the Bears took a day off. Baylor Bears dot com did post this video of the Baylor Sports Activity Mission Trip to Brazil in May 2016. Among those that went on the mission trip were nine members of the football team plus Coach Kaz.
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Lache Seastrunk reunited with Bryce Petty, signs with the New York Jets.
Seastrunk (5'10", 201), whose first name is pronounced "Lake," was the sixth-round selection (No. 186 overall) by Washington out of Baylor in the 2014 draft. He was a 1,000-yard rusher for the Bears in both 2012 and '13, and in '13 (in the same backfield as QB Bryce Petty, he ran for 1,177 yards at 7.4 yards/carry, both the top figures in the Big 12 that season.
He was a final cut of the Redskins in 2014, then was signed to the Carolina and Tennessee practice squads later that season. He was with Dallas for two months of the offseason in 2015. He has yet to play in an NFL regular-season game.
Seastrunk has demonstrated big-play ability, such as when he ran for an 80-yard touchdown for Baylor in the upset of then-No. 1 Kansas State in 2012 and when he took a screen pass from Colt McCoy 80 yards in the 'Skins' 2014 preseason finale vs. Tampa Bay.
SB Nation’s Dawgs by Nature has a report on The Baylor Boys.
It appears that WR Josh Gordon (quad) and WR Corey Coleman are both inching their way closer to seeing action this preseason. Based on Coleman’s body of work, he probably has a shot at suiting up for this Thursday’s preseason game. Gordon would likely have to wait until the third or fourth preseason game.
Something To Talk About
Art Briles (indirect) coaching tree lands another head coach in Bowling Green, former Texas high school coach, Mike Jinks. From Dennis Dodd at CBS Sports:
There's also an obvious three-way link between Jinks, Kingsbury and former Baylor coach Art Briles. All three are native Texans. Jinks and Briles moved on from being Texas Tech's running backs coach to their first college head coaching jobs. Kingsbury (2008-11 as an assistant) followed Briles (2003-07, head coach) at Houston.
Not really sports related but decidedly funny due to the extreme irony: Will this Baylor Law grad get to both prosecute and defend herself? From Fox 8 TV. Apparently, a McLennan County assistant district attorney in charge of prosecuting misdemeanor DWI cases has been arrested by Baylor University police and charged with driving while intoxicated. Baylor, where no one is above the rules, not football, not the law school and not the DA’s office.