Nothing like jumping right into it.
IS THIS THE WEEK FOR OUR FIRST WIN?!?— Richard (@RicardoSuave21) September 13, 2017
I’ll give you a definitive answer to this.
In light of recent losses w more likely to come, what are key uncommitted recruits thinking? Optimistic or scared about future of BU FB?— Mike McGown (@mikemcgown) September 13, 2017
This is probably a question we all have. CMR and staff seem like the type of men who shoot straight with a recruit. I believe they know what type of player they are going after and can communicate to them how they would fit into Baylor. I don’t see our recruiting dropping this season. One reason I think this is that it’s still looking positive with our committed recruits.
Question and answer wizardry in one tweet:
That's really tough. It's hard to get a higher ceiling than a system that nearly got us to the Playoff, but we'll see.— OurDailyBears (@OurDailyBears) September 13, 2017
You get a chauffeur and town car free, everywhere you go, but you have to dress like a pirate full-time. Do you take that deal?— NickOso (@heightofidiocy) September 13, 2017
AARGH! So, where we going?
Should I get this rash checked out?— W. Kyle Gibson (@wkylegibson) September 13, 2017
Do the depth chart switches make enough of a difference to pick up a win in the near future?— Fielding Montgomery (@FieldinOfDreams) September 13, 2017
Our coaches are committed to the process and it’s the same process they’ve used in the past that has led to success. Players gaining experience while learning the system and others getting healthy will certainly help as well.
Specifically how does the 2 deep turnover compare to the championship seasons. If easier, focus just on O-line & Secondary, the problems.— travis kirsch (@baylortk) September 13, 2017
This question would make for a great article from Kendall. Kendall?
Comment akin to news o the weird: kudos to the fan base; I've yet to see one post concerning Anu's comprehension of English. see Bamaonline— JB Lajzer (@JBLajzer) September 13, 2017
Yes, kudos. Here’s the tweet you referenced:
Alabama has a freshman quarterback from Hawaii, and at least one fan is concerned pic.twitter.com/uKxTpVz1hm— Ben Reiter (@BenReiter) September 13, 2017
Also, is Clay Johnston becoming as much a leader on the D as TY has been?— NickOso (@heightofidiocy) September 13, 2017
Is it possible for the OU band to sit on the 3rd level so we don't have to hear them? If not, how can we squeeze them out.— FamilyFirst (@Burugby71) September 13, 2017
That’s been addressed and they have been moved. Now they can play Boomer Sooner until their little okie hearts are content (the spot has really good acoustics):
Does the change at center have anything to do with change at QB?— Russell Scott Gorman (@RScottGorman) September 13, 2017
Don’t think so. I haven’t rewatched the game yet (still too painful), but I seem to remember him struggling with a D1 front a bit...which isn’t surprising with his lack of experience. But, he’ll get there.
2nd half saw Lynch matched upwith the top UTSA receiver. Very effective. Will he be matched up with #1 receiver from now on?— Russell Scott Gorman (@RScottGorman) September 13, 2017
I don’t know, but I wouldn’t be surprised because of Blake’s size/speed/athleticism.
Do Jon Jones' suspensions take him out of the GOAT discussion?— Dean Bringe (@hustlenflow23) September 13, 2017
Probably, but I think he would have lost to his next opponent anyway.
In light of past NCAA football scandals do you see our rebuild more akin to 1980s SMU or 2010s Penn State?— Chase Tidmore (@Chase_Tidmore) September 13, 2017
We won’t know until the NCAA decides if they will or will not impose sanctions on us. If they do, we’ll have to see what the sanctions are. If they don’t, there is no comparison.
What's the prognosis for Terence Williams? Will he be back any time soon?— Larry Smith (@ldsmith57) September 13, 2017
Terence is still out and will not play against Duke. From there it’s week to week.
Any update on Hasty? I thinkhe is too small to be a RB against Big12. What about Hasty as IR? Modified Hawthorne position? Get past LBs?— Russell Scott Gorman (@RScottGorman) September 13, 2017
Hasty is still out and the same as Terence regarding his return. I would say no as to being moved to IR as I don’t have a problem with his size, but the staff could prove me wrong. He was having a good night against Liberty, 11/56/1/5.1 until he got hurt. If the line develops, he should have some success when he comes back.
Living in Lubbock, is it ok to slap my Red Raider friends who's couldn't wait to talk trash to me for 8 years and began doing so this year? pic.twitter.com/pvI0QbDFrD— Erik Medina (@erikmedinamd) September 13, 2017
When is it NOT ok to slap a trash talking Red Raider? But, you might want to size them up first. Also consider,
What noticeable difference do you expect to see with Z. Smith at the helm?— FamilyFirst (@Burugby71) September 13, 2017
Zach is a tough, smart guy with big stage experience. I know there’s concern about his mobility, but he can move when needed and can take a hit. At 6’4, he should see the receivers and make check downs more quickly. Also, his release and zip could help keep the D honest. I think we will see more intermediate passes, even though he can bomb it.
Can I get a blocking percentage on Kyle Boyd? Seeing tons of missed assignments lack of technique— Baylorfan (@Baylorfan3) September 13, 2017
I don’t have that information, but you’ll be interested in knowing that he’ll be in the TE rotation this week now that Ish is out.
Any Houston ODBers come up for the first 2 games and notice the TERRIBLE re-paving job on hwy 6 just south of Waco? Will that get fixed?— Andrew Tinsley (@andrew_tinsley) September 13, 2017
I’m not coming from Houston, but I did check with TXDOT and the problem has been fixed.
That’s all for this week. If you have questions or comments to add, post them below.