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The early game today means a combo thread is in order as we gear up for the Bears to take the field in about half an hour.

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13/13 BAYLOR (4-0, 1-0) vs. NR/NR Iowa State (1-3, 0-1)
Oct. 1, 2016 | 11 a.m. CT
Ames, Iowa | Jack Trice Stadium (61,500)

TV: FS1
Listen | Gametracker Gametracker | Game Notes Notes

OPPONENT: Iowa State Cyclones
ODB GAME HUB: Baylor Bears vs. Iowa State Cyclones 2016
BREAKDOWN:
Baylor vs. Iowa State
PODCAST:
Hooray for Ames!
PREVIEW/PREDICTION:
Baylor 44, ISU 20.
OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
Iowa State Cyclones
MEDIA GUIDE: 2016 Iowa State Football Media Guide
DEPTH CHART (Iowa State): Click here.
LAST MEETING 45–27 Baylor | ODB Game Hub
LAST GAME: W; Iowa State 44-10 over San Jose State
SB NATION BLOG: Wide Right Natty Lite, at right
SPREAD: Baylor –16.5 (Open: Baylor –17)
TV COVERAGE: FS1, 11:00 AM Saturday

UNIFORMS: Green-White-Green

SBNATION PREVIEW: Preseason writeup about the Cyclones here.

NEWS:

WR KD Cannon reportedly did not make the trip to Ames this week.  That hasn't been confirmed by the University or the AD, but it looks like it's true.

Advanced Stats:

Category

Baylor (4-0)

ISU (1-3)

EDGE

Overall F/+ Rk 15 (33.3%)
97 (-24.4%)
BAYLOR
Overall FEI Rk 21 (.131)
115 (-.191)
BAYLOR
Overall S&P+ Rk 12 (16.9)
85 (-3.9)
BAYLOR
Field Position Advantage ---
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LINKS LINKS LINKS LINKS LINKS:

College football schedule: The Watchability Grid guides you through a huge Week 5 - SBNation.com
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Every Thursday, it's the finest weekend schedule guide anywhere.

How the Bears match up vs. Iowa State - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
John Werner breaks down the Bears and Cyclones.

Baylor defense facing 2-QB tag team vs. Cyclones - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
Baylor’s defense has been superb during a 4-0 start, but it must prepare for an Iowa State offense featuring a different twist in the first Big 12 road game.

Iowa State focuses on fast Baylor offense, defense | Football | iowastatedaily.com
Fast.

Football: ISU defense will have its hands full against Baylor's No. 8 offense - Sports - The Ames Tribune - Ames, IA
Tempo is the Bears' weapon

Baylor vs. Iowa State 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule and 3 things to know - SBNation.com
Baylor tries to keep up a strong start to the season.

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