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Daily Bears Report 7/19/2018 Baylor’s Big XII Media Days

New folk hero Max Muncy. Does Baylor have too many quarterbacks?

NCAA Football: Big 12 Media Day
Matt Rhule
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From Our Daily Bears

Coach Matt Rhule’s Big 12 Media Day Press Conference - Our Daily Bears, Coach Matt Rhule opened up by thanking the Big 12 and commissioner Bowlsby and congratulating Lincoln Riley for winning the conference last season.

He said after his first season in the Big 12, he...

Baylor Football Depth Chart Reaction and Roster Updates - Our Daily Bears, The Bears have a new depth chart! And two roster moves

Baylor Lady Bears Release 2018 Non-Conference Basketball Schedule - Our Daily Bears, UConn, South Carolina, Stanford and Arizona State Highlight Lady Bears Schedule

”Our non-conference schedule is loaded with solid programs that will challenge us at home, on neutral floors and on the road,” said 19th-year head coach Kim Mulkey. “The level of competition throughout will prepare us for the road ahead with Big 12 and NCAA Tournament opponents.”

From SBNation

3 college football teams that will crash rankings by beating cupcakes -, The Florida Gators, Baylor Bears, and Arizona Wildcats are all in it.

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Bears expect return to bowl game despite 9th-place prediction, BearsExtra, Baylor fifth-year senior receiver Chris Platt proudly wears his Cactus Bowl ring.

Baylor Bears coach Matt Rhule able to focus more on football in second season, AP, Matt Rhule feels like he has a completely different job going into his second season as Baylor's football coach.

Matt Rhule: Keep Charlie, Charlie, CenTexProud, With a large number of Big 12 quarterbacks graduating last year, Baylor has a luxury few Big 12 teams do, that's a returning QB one.

Charlie Brewer has some competition at Baylor, NewsOK, Will Brewer be the next big Lake Travis quarterback?

Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference, NewtonDailyNews, FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league.

Big 12 media days Q&A: Baylor's Chris Platt — on health, speed and former Texas Prez Sam Houston, Hook'em, Chris Platt missed much of last season with a knee injury, but he expressed confidence on Tuesday that he hasn't lost a step.

Baylor DB Verkedric Vaughns: Despite last year's struggles, 'we can be one of the best defensive back groups in the Big 12, SportsDayDMN, Verkedric Vaughns, a fifth-year senior and safety, will anchor part the Baylor defensive back group that struggled in 2017, a unit that failed to...

Baylor and Texas take the stage at Media Days, KWTX, Big 12 Media Days had a Central Texas feel to it on Tuesday as both Baylor and Texas spoke about the upcoming season.

Big 12 notebook: Lewis dismissed from Baylor squad, BearsExtra, FRISCO — Baylor redshirt freshman safety Tre’von Lewis has been dismissed from the team for an issue unrelated to a previous suspension.

10 burning questions ahead of Big 12 football media days, NormanTranscript, Big 12 media days begin Monday in Frisco, Texas, inside The Star’s squeaky clean walls.

Column: Does Big 12 preseason football poll matter?BluefieldDailyTelegraph
College football games, or any sport for that matter, generally aren’t won on paper, nor are championship banners raised during the preseason.But is there any rebuttal to those who argue - Remember me? Former five-stars set to reemerge this fall
Transfers are becoming more and more common in college football. Players of all stripes, from walk-ons to former elite recruits and everyone in-between, are changing programs in the hopes that a change of scenery leads to more success. We take a look at four former five-star prospects who are set to reemerge at new programs this fall.

Oklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media days, BearsExtra
FRISCO — Oklahoma won another Big 12 title and made it to the College Football Playoff again in its first season without coach Bob Stoops on the sideline.

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Unlikely Dodgers slugger went from out of baseball to folk hero, NYPost, Dodgers third baseman and Home Run Derby participant Max Muncy tries to hit some Q&A out of the park with Post columnist Steve Serby.

Dallas Cowboys: What Cowboys WR Terrance Williams will find at training camp after rocky offseason, SportsDayDMN, Editor's note: This is the 27th in a series of Cowboys player profiles leading up to training camp. To see more profiles, click here.Terrance...

Phil Taylor: The forgotten Washington Redskins defensive tackle, FanSided, Washington Redskins defensive tackle Phil Taylor is facing long odds to make the roster this season. His odds of playing this fall are slim.


Baylor was worried about its Big 12 membership as sexual assault scandal unfolded, CBSSports, The Bears had concerns about the program's future in the conference back in 2016.

Discovery debates continue in Baylor Title IX lawsuit, WacoTrib, Wednesday brought another fiery exchange between Baylor University and 10 alleged sexual assault victims suing the school under Title IX.

Former Baylor coach Phil Bennett discusses the rape scandal | Fort Worth Star-Telegram, COLLEGE STATION, Phil Bennett is 62 and currently relaxing on his back porch by the pool.

He wants to talk. He’s wanted to do this for years.

For the record, Phil Bennett, did you or any member of the Baylor coaching staff deliberately try to suppress or hide allegations of sexual assault against members of the football program?

“Never. Never. Never. I would have led the charge. Never,” he said.

You have worked for 12 schools; how was Baylor different?

“I really don’t think it was anything abnormal. Maybe the student judicial system. We had no drug testing; it was under student judicial. No one seems to believe me when I tell them that. If a guy got caught smoking weed in his room, he would be taken to judicial affairs. And then they had to be on call once a week. If I went to judicial affairs and said, ‘Drug test these guys,’ they would not do it. There had to be an offense that brought them in. They eventually changed that.

College Sports: Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett opens up about Baylor rape scandal, why he thinks Art Briles should coach again, SportsDayDMN, Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett broke his silence about rape and cover-up allegations surrounding the Baylor program in an...

Former Baylor DC Bennett addresses sexual assault scandal | Sports |, FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett says the review launched by a legal firm after the school's sexual assault scandal included an interview he describes

Art Briles not a candidate for the Waco High head coaching job, KCEN, Waco ISD Athletic Director Johnny Tusa confirmed to Channel 6 on Sunday that Briles was never a candidate for the vacant head coaching position at Waco High. Tusa said that Briles never actually applied for the job, they only had an informal conversation.