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Daily Bears Report 4/22/18 Baylor Football Spring Game ReCaps, Coach Rhule Pleased

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Spotlight

Inspirational Plano West WR Ricardo Benitez to join Baylor football, DieHards, Baylor's newest wide receiver commit doesn't quite fit the typical profile. However, he will quickly become a fan favorite in Waco.

Player born without femurs commits to play football at Baylor, Yahoo, Ricardo Benitez has played football throughout high school despite having Femur Hypoplasia Bilateral.

Today’s Events

Football

Baylor's Annual Green & Gold Spring Game, CenTexProud, After an early rain delay, the football team was able to hit the gridiron for the Annual Green & Gold game; Both sides put up an impressive performance, as the game carried into over time,...

Baylor football wraps up second spring under Matt Rhule, KWTX, John Lovett's touchdown run brought Team BU within a point, but the two-point conversion failed, giving Team Sic 'Em a 14-13 victory.

Football Completes Spring With Annual Green & Gold Game - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Without comparing it to last season or even last spring, Baylor coach Matt Rhule says, “I just know I like where we are.”

3-Thoughts from Baylor's Spring Game, BearsIllustrated, Three thoughts from a shortened Green vs. Gold Spring game.

Baylor spring scrimmage, Statesman, Matt Rhule joked Saturday that he would’ve cheated to send his Baylor spring game into overtim...

Brice Cherry: Rhule promises bowl game, and what's more, he believes it, BearsExtra, Matt Rhule may talk fast – he could forge a second career rattling off advertising disclaimer copy — but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t think about what he’s about to

Team Sic ‘Em wins spring game in overtime | The Baylor Lariat, Team Sic ‘Em defeated Team BU 14-13 in overtime in Baylor football’s annual Green & Gold Spring Game Saturday afternoon at McLane Stadium.

Originally scheduled to play an eight minute third quarter and a full-length fourth quarter, an hour long lightning delay shortened the game to just a 15-minute fourth quarter.

Prior to the start of the game, head coach Matt Rhule announced awards for spring practice. Junior wide receiver Marques Jones (academic award), junior tight end Cody George (FCA award), junior defensive tackle Michael Johnson (community service award), junior offensive lineman Christian Beard (walk-on award), senior defensive end Xavier Jones (spirit award), senior tight end Jamie Jacobs (offensive most improved), and senior safety Verkedric Vaughns (defensive most improved).

Rhule pleased with progress of Baylor football squad | College, TylerMorningTelegraph, After a disappointing 2017 season, which included losses to Liberty and UT San Antonio, the Baylor Bears were anxious to get back on the football field.

Bears show glimpse of potential in spring game, WacoTrib, Baylor’s Green and Gold spring game was like a partially open curtain as the Bears only revealed a glimpse of the whole picture they will show when they’re at full

Bryce Petty comes back to visit Baylor players after spring game, Diehards, A Baylor legend returned to Waco as quarterback Bryce Petty, now with the New York Jets, spoke to the Bears following their spring football game Saturday.

Three biggest takeaways from Baylor's spring game: Which QB impressed the most?, SportsDayDMN, The game between Sic-Em and BU was a short one due to the storms, but Baylor fans were able to see their team on the field for the first time since...

Baylor squeezes in Spring Game for players, families and fans., BearsIllustrated, Even with an hour lightning delay, the Baylor Bears had a successful Green vs. Gold Scrimmage to close out hteir 2018 Spring Camp.

‘I talk really loud’ — Jackson turns up the volume for Bears with NFL, college experience, WacoTrib, Baylor receivers coach Frisman Jackson doesn’t need a bullhorn to get his point across to his players.

Track & Field

Gold rush still drives Baylor's London, WacoTrib, Wil London could never run another collegiate race and his Baylor career would still go down as one of the all-time greats.

Kiana Horton Wins 400 Meter for Baylor, CenTexProud, Junior Kiana Horton finished the 400 meter with a time of 52.11; The junior was also on Baylor’s 4th place 4x100 relay team, running the second leg; Horton’s teammate, Victoria...

Track & Field Totals Four Event Titles at Michael Johnson Invitational - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor track & field wrapped up a successful Michael Johnson Invitational and claimed four event titles Saturday afternoon at the Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium in Waco.

Ahead of the curve: London, Horton dazzle in 400 wins at Michael Johnson Invite, WacoTrib, When you’re the Baylor track and field team and you’re running in a meet named after world record holder Michael Johnson, you want to represent in the 400 meters.

Tennis

Little, fueled by doubters and adversity, thriving for Baylor, WacoTrib, Will Little doesn’t think anybody really understood.

Mens Tennis Closes Regular Season against No. 15 Texas - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 23 Baylor men’s tennis (18-7, 1-3 Big 12) will close out the regular season with a top-25 matchup in No. 15 Texas (14-6, 2-2 Big 12) Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Baseball

TCU vs. Baylor, final score and update, StarTelegram, The TCU baseball team lost against to Baylor and dropped to below .500 in the Big 12 standings. The last time TCU finished below .500 in the conference standings was in 2000 when the Frogs finished 12-18 in the Western Athletic Conference.

Baylor baseball secures series with 6-2 win over TCU, KWTX, Shea Langeliers hit a home run in his second-straight game to give the Bears back-to-back wins over the Horned Frogs.

Baseball Secures Series with 6-2 Win vs. TCU - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball earned a 6-2 win over TCU to secure the series on Saturday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (21-17, 5-9) used timely hitting and a solid start from Hayden Kettler to set up a sweep chance vs. the Horned Frogs (19-16, 6-7).

Equestrian

Auburn wins national equestrian championship in Waco, BearsExtra, No. 2 Auburn upset No. 1 Georgia, 10-5, to win its fourth NCEA national equestrian championship Saturday at the Extraco Events Center.

Softball

Baylor-Kansas softball at noon | Baylor, TheEagle, The Baylor-Kansas softball series finale will be played at noon Sunday at Getterman Stadium.

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