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Daily Bears Report 10/25/2017 - Plan on Zach and Charlie vs. Texas

Matt Rhule has plans to play both Zach Smith and Charlie Brewer. Men’s basketball plagued with injuries.

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Tech looks to end losing streak in match against Baylor | Sports |, The Texas Tech Red Raiders will host the Baylor Baylor at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the United Supermarkets Arena.

Tech Hosts No. 24 Baylor in Annual Pink Game - Texas Tech University - Texas Tech Athletics, Texas Tech volleyball will host No. 24 Baylor in the annual "Dig Pink" match, which is aimed at aiding the fight against breast cancer, on Wednesday, Oct. 25. First serve from United Supermarkets Arena is slated for 6 p.m. on FOX Sports Southwest Plus. All fans who wear pink will receive complimentary admission to the match.


Mens Golf Wins Royal Oaks Intercollegiate By 19 Strokes - - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men’s golf cruised to the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate title by shooting 3-under-par 281 in Tuesday’s final round, which gave the Bears a 19-stroke victory with a 54-hole total of 25-under 827. BU posted the lowest round of the 13-team field in all three rounds at Royal Oaks.


Baylor WBB Caps Fab 5 2018 Recruiting Class - Our Daily Bears, We’ve never seen anything like this.

Twitter is going wild about Baylor Lady Bear Basketball - Our Daily Bears, Lady Bears Recruiting Class Crowned with Queen

College Sports: With all Baylor's injuries, even practice is a struggle for Scott Drew | SportsDay, KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In his previous 14 seasons at Baylor, Scott Drew has never quite experienced the number of preseason injuries he now faces. ...


Bears in the NFL Week Seven Update - - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Week Four update on the former Baylor Bears that are currently playing in the NFL as eight players saw action last weekend.


Freshman D-Lineman 'Will Be A Force' - By Jerry Hill - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No position on the football field is harder to recruit than the defensive line, particularly the interior guys, because you don't know how good they are, Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow said.

Meet the Press: #SicUT - - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Coach Rhule met with the media Tuesday morning to discuss the Bears' upcoming game against Texas.

“I know you guys are going to ask me about the quarterback situation, but if we went out there today, I’d put Zach [Smith] out there first and have Charlie [Brewer] ready. I just think, in these times, Zach’s done too much. He led that comeback against Oklahoma, and I think it’s too quick to say ‘Charlie played great.’ Charlie needs to be ready to play, but I don’t want to have a quick trigger on our quarterback. I think Zach got into that ballgame not feeling real well and pressed a little too much, and he didn’t have much help. I thought as we got going in the second half and guys got more confidence as we got back in there, guys started making plays they didn’t make in the first half. I have the utmost confidence in Zach, just like I have confidence in Charlie, and just how I have confidence in Trestan Ebner and Terence Williams and all those other kids. We’re going to see if we can put it all together this week and move forward against a great Texas Longhorn team.”

“We’ve tried to play both quarterbacks since the Kansas State game. There might have been smaller roles for Charlie [Brewer], but we know he’s a gamer. We had him ready to punt last week. We’ve done that the last four games, so I don’t know why this would be different. We’ll probably have a package for Charlie ready to go. And again, this is Monday. We were up all night working, and we’ll be working all day today, so we’ll see where that leads. I think the biggest thing is that this is such a hard defense to prepare for. You can’t be random with what you want to do. They’re so hard to attack schematically and talent-wise that we have to be really sharp in the way we decide to do it. We’ll see if we can put some things together if it’s Zach [Smith], and if it’s Charlie, we’ll put him in there and see what happens.”

What should the Baylor Bears do at quarterback?, As Baylor enters a weekly quarterback competition between Charlie Brewer and Zach Smith, what should head coach Matt Rhule do?

First off, I don’t want to anoint Charlie Brewer as the second coming just yet. He was outstanding, but the Mountaineers clearly got complacent and they were facing a quarterback they knew nothing about and had zero tape on. A similar example came three weeks ago when Kansas State brought in Alex Delton to replaced the injured Jesse Ertz. Delton ran over Texas for 79 yards on 12 carries. One week later he was held to 39 rushing yards on 19 carries against TCU. Then the Wildcats adjusted their game plan against OU and Delton piled up 142 rushing yards on 27 carries. It was gimmicky and it worked, but it always felt like a temporary fix.

Texas Longhorns' coach Tom Herman to UT staff: Despite offensive struggles, don't panic, Despite Texas' offensive struggles (2.9 yards per carry in Big 12 play; 0 first-quarter points last three games), coach Tom Herman is telling his staff, "Don't panic."

Who’s Baylor’s starting quarterback? Bears must choose Smith or Brewer, Will it be Zach Smith or Charlie Brewer who leads Baylor's first-team offense onto the field against the Texas Longhorns on Saturday?

Zach Smith returns to starting QB spot for Baylor – CollegeFootballTalk, Smith was replaced by freshman Charlie Brewer in last week's loss to West Virginia.


State of Texas Power Rankings: Week Eight - Frogs O' War, Baylor wants you to know how good they are at being bad.

Matt Campbell has a big fan in Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, The Big 12's commissioner says Saturday's game against TCU will be a good one.

College Sports: Jamie Dixon reacts to TCU's high ranking in Big 12 poll; gives update on Jaylen Fisher | SportsDay, KANSAS CITY, Mo -- TCU coach Jamie Dixon admitted it was different to be picked higher in the Big 12 preseason basketball poll (third) than TCU...

Upstart Iowa State enters key stretch in contention in Big 12 | Newton Daily News, Iowa State (5-2, 3-1) is off to its best start in 15 years and on Sunday entered The Associated Press poll for the first time since 2005, at No. 25. And this week the Cyclones play fourth-ranked TCU on homecoming for — get this — a share of first place in the Big 12.

Big 12 football: Top games in week 9 in unlikely places, Two games Saturday will help decide the course of the Big 12 football race, and neither involves Okl...

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Inauguration Events Underway This Week for Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone | Media Communications | Baylor University, The installation ceremony will be streamed beginning at 3 p.m. (Central Time) at

Baylor seeks higher court ruling on student privacy concerns in Title IX lawsuit | Courts And Trials |, Baylor University has asked a federal judge to pause the discovery process in an ongoing Title IX lawsuit filed by 10 women who say they were sexually assaulted while attending . . .

Man receives probation for 2013 sex assault of Baylor student | Courts And Trials |, A man who pleaded guilty in July to two counts of sexually assaulting a Baylor University student in 2013 was sentenced to deferred probation Monday and ordered to pay for . . .