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Daily Bears Report 8/6/2017 - Let the Season Begin

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Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17.

In Memory of Former Texas Governor Mark White

Today’s Event

Women's Soccer, vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 6:00 PM

Soccer

Baylor Soccer kicks off the 2017-2018 Baylor Athletics Season today with an exhibition match against Texas A&M Corpus Christi @ 6:00 p.m. at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field. The match is open to the public and is free. From Baylor Bears dot com.

The evening will feature the Bears in one of two home exhibition tilts before the regular season kicks off Aug. 18 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette. The match is the first opportunity for fans to catch a look at how the 2017 squad is forming together.

The Bears reported to preseason camp Aug. 1, only holding four full days of training prior to Sunday's tilt. BU will host their other exhibition match on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. against Abilene Christian.

BU is coming off a 12-7-1 (4-3-1 Big 12) campaign in 2016 in which their season ended at the Big 12 Championship. No. 3 seed Baylor topped No. 6 Oklahoma State before falling to No. 7 seed TCU. The Bears return 20 players, including seven starters, while welcoming eight newcomers for the 2017 season.

Track

Who's Next? Wil London, Thirteen years ago, not even Clyde Hart would have predicted that 20-year-old Jeremy Wariner would win the 400 meters at the Olympics in Athens, Greece, just months after finishing his sophomore year at Baylor.

Baylor's London advances to 400m semifinals at World Championships, Wil London finished second in his heat to advance, while Texas A&M's Fred Kerley won his heat.

Acrobatics & Tumbling

A&T's Bravo Named to USA Gymnastics T&T National Team, Baylor acrobatics & tumbling incoming junior-transfer Hope Bravo was named to the 2017 USA Gymnastics Senior Elite Trampoline & Tumbling National Team. She will be competing for a spot to represent the U.S. at the World Championships Nov. 9-19 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Lady Bears Basketball

Kalani Brown Named to USA U23 National Team, Baylor women’s basketball post Kalani Brown was selected to the 2017 USA Womens U23 National Team, USA Basketball announced on Friday afternoon. The junior is one of 12 players to represent the Red, White and Blue in the inaugural U23 Four Nations Tournament from August 12-15.

Football

This guy plays tight end now:

Brown's Key to Recruiting: Tell Them the Truth, Just six years into his college coaching career, Fran Brown has already developed a reputation as one of the top recruiters in the country.

Video Interviews with Baylor Football Coaches:

Inside #CampBU: Bob Bicknell Interview

Inside #CampBU: Mike Siravo Interview

Inside #CampBU: Jeff Nixon Interview

Inside #CampBU: Francis Brown Interview

Inside #CampBU: Coach Rhule Interview

“Oh the Humanity of it.”

College Sports: Baylor associate AD races tackling dummy and wins: 'I did it for humanity', It is a story that has been told a thousand times, man versus machine. Baylor football operations associate, Sean Padden, took it upon himself to...

Baylor’s Bears in the NFL

Cleveland Browns Top 25: Corey Coleman needs big jump in second season, We have ranked the top 25 players on the Browns roster with a projection of what to expect in 2017 as well as looking back on last season.

Browns WR Corey Coleman Has The Skills To Be A Star, Just one draft ago, the Cleveland Browns, after trading down from the second overall pick, made Corey Coleman the first wide...

Los Angeles Rams: KD Cannon gives team another young wideout, After missing out on KD Cannon in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams signed the former Baylor star on Friday to compete for a roster spot.

Former Baylor Bear Cory Jefferson Holds Free Basketball Camp

Professional basketball player from CTX holds free camp, Former Baylor Basketball player Cory Jefferson made his way back to his hometown this weekend to hold a free basketball camp for Central Texas kids.

Scandal Fallout

Baylor coach looks to Penn State in aftermath of sexual assault scandal, WACO, Texas -- If there is a blueprint for how a football program confronts the aftermath of a widespread sexual assault scandal, Baylor's new coach found it at his alma

EX-BU player left in limbo amid sexual assault scandal signs with Jets, Jeremy Faulk, a junior college transfer who was kicked off the Baylor football team and wrongfully stripped of his scholarship at the height of the school’s sexual assault scandal, has signed with the New York Jets.