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Gotta sic 'em on a Friday.

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21/19 BAYLOR (2-0) at Rice (0-2)
Sept. 16, 2016 | 7 p.m. CT
Houston, Texas | Rice Stadium (47,000)

TV: ESPN
Watch | Listen | Gametracker Gametracker | Game Notes Notes

OPPONENT: Rice Owls
ODB GAME HUB:
Baylor Bears vs. Rice Owls 2016
PREVIEW/PREDICTION THREAD: Baylor fans like Baylor, for sure.
BAYLORBEARS.COM PREVIEW: Right here.
PREVIEW PODCAST: Podcast #102
ROLL CALL: STILL TO COME
SB NATION BLOG: Underdog Dynasty
SPREAD: Baylor –31 (Open: Baylor –27.5)
TV COVERAGE: ESPN, 7 p.m. CDT (FRIDAY)
WEATHER FORECAST: Sunny, high of 88 with 50% chance of rain during the day, tapering off into the evening (Wunderground puts temp at 84° at gametime).

BAYLOR UNIFORMS: White/white/black per Mr. Barlow on the Twitters.

SBNation.com Rice Preview
Bears vs Owls coverage

SEYMOUR'S NOTE:

Baylor's game is the first on our CFB Pick 'Em slate for this week, so make sure to get your picks in!

LINKS LINKS LINKS LINKS LINKS:

College football TV schedule, Week 3: Let the watchability grid guide you - SBNation.com
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter, and your full Week 3 schedule guide, with advice on what to watch when.

College football picks, Week 3: We’re very confident in Bama over Ole Miss - SBNation.com
We’re very confident in Bama over Ole Miss, for one.

Baylor readying for hostile road crowd at Rice - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
After opening the season before welcoming crowds at McLane Stadium, Baylor is bracing for a hostile environment whenever it hits the road.

Baylor Bears vs. Rice Owls Game Preview and Prediction
Friday night will mark the end of an uneventful non-conference slate for the Baylor Bears. Winning their first two contests by an average of 37.5...Football preview: Rice vs. No. 21 Baylor - Houston Chronicle

How the Bears match up vs. Rice - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
Offense, defense, special teams and more.

College Sports: Baylor prediction: Will Bears dominate Rice in final tune-up before Big 12 play? | SportsDay
Baylor at RiceWhen: Friday, 7:00 p.m.Records: Baylor 2-0; Rice 0-2Last meeting: Baylor 70, Rice 17, Sep. 26, 2015TV: ESPNWhat's on the line?For...

John Werner’s college picks: OU outlasts Ohio State in must-win; Baylor, Texas should roll on the road - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
Following two home wins at McLane Stadium, No. 21 Baylor will hit the road for the first time against Rice.

Rice has little margin for error against No. 21 Baylor - Houston Chronicle
Rice defensive end Blain Padgett watched the first few drives of last week's SMU-Baylor game and came away with a simple observation. Before the Bears came out of hibernation in the second half and coasted to a 40-13 victory, the Mustangs forced Baylor to punt on its opening drive, took a 6-0 lead into the second quarter and were tied with the Bears at halftime. Mistake-prone Rice (0-2) is still trying to put it all together after losses at Western Kentucky Army, and the Owls will have a challenge against one of the best teams in the country over the last five years. Despite a tumultuous offseason that cost head coach Art Briles his job in the midst of a sexual-assault scandal, Rice coach David Bailiff doesn't expect the Bears to be much different mentally or schematically under interim coach Jim Grobe. Against Western Kentucky, Rice gave up 552 yards through the air.

TWEETS TWEETS TWEETS TWEETS TWEETS:

Still pretty early in Central Time, so there's not a lot of tweets out there. Have a great Friday, everyone!