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Matt Rhule’s dad. Volleyball records season high nine aces. Tennis excels.

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Volleyball Rolling

VB Rolls Past West Virginia in Ninth-Straight Home Win - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor volleyball (15-4, 5-1 Big 12) dominated the serving game as the Bears recorded a season-high nine aces in a sweep of West Virginia (13-6, 1-4) Saturday at the Ferrell Center, 25-20, 25-18, 25-12.

Baylor volleyball captures another conference win with sweep of West Virginia | The Baylor Lariat, Baylor volleyball overwhelmed West Virginia in straight sets 25-20, 25-18, 25-12 Saturday at the Ferrell Center, extending its winning streak to nine straight matches at home.

Tennis

WT Excels on Second Day of H-E-B Invitational - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The Baylor women’s tennis team continued their singles run on the second day of the H-E-B Invitational at Hurd Tennis Center Saturday. After a stellar sweep for all four Baylor competitors yesterday, the panel of players made their way to quarterfinals.

Equestrian

EQ Drops Road Meet at Oklahoma State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, STILLWATER, Okla. – No. 5 Baylor equestrian (1-1, 0-1) could not overcome the home arena advantage, dropping the Big 12 opener with No. 4 Oklahoma State (1-0, 1-0), 14-4, on Saturday at Totusek Arena.

Football

Family matters: Matt Rhule's dad always a major influence for his son, even in Waco | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, After reeling off a pair of 10-win seasons at Temple University, Matt Rhule became a hot name on the college football coaching carousel last December.

Denzel Mims is My President: His Path to Becoming a Dominant Wide Receiver - Our Daily Bears, He’s one of the nation’s best wide receivers

During Baylor’s loss to Liberty, Denzel Mims made a series of brutal mistakes. He dropped good throws. He failed to stay in bounds. And perhaps most troubling, he didn’t fight through press coverage, which led to a pick-six that proved the difference in Baylor’s stunning loss to the Flames.

Four weeks later Mims is one of the country’s best wide receivers. A look through his work on the field and off reveals how he’s pulled this off.

Big XII and Beyond

College Football Week Six Recap, Playoff Projection and Heisman Prediction - Our Daily Bears, Oklahoma narrowed the Big 12’s path

Two blue blood programs had bad weeks, and now their path to the playoff requires running through incredibly difficult schedules. Oklahoma started the day with a catastrophic loss, so we’ll begin with the Big 12.

Amway Coaches Poll: Oklahoma falls after loss while Alabama stays No. 1, USA Today, A loss to Iowa State has dropped Oklahoma nine spots down the rankings in the latest Amway Coaches Poll. Alabama remains No. 1 followed by Clemson.

College football's Week 6 winners and losers, USA Today, Two of the big winners are Matt Campbell of Iowa State and Bronco Mendenhall of Virginia, whose teams each earned big wins.

SB Nation projects Oklahoma to go to Fiesta Bowl after Week 6 loss, DieHards, Oklahoma is projected to make the Fiesta Bowl after its loss to Iowa State on Saturday. The Sooners haven't been to the Fiesta Bowl since the 2010 season.

Tomorrow's Top 25 Today: TCU takes control of Big 12, moves into the top five - CBSSports.com, Projecting the new AP Top 25 poll college football rankings after Week 6.

College Sports: After shocking upset of Sooners, Iowa State player plants flag at Oklahoma's midfield; Baker Mayfield responds | SportsDay, In a not-so-subtle shot at Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Iowa State's Evrett Edwards planted a flag at OU's midfield following the Cyclones'...

The Depths of Desperation?

Internet lights up Bret Bielema and Arkansas after Razorbacks latest defeat, The internet did not take it easy on Arkansas and head coach Bret Bielema after the Razorbacks loss to South Carolina on Saturday.