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Halftime in Dallas: Baylor 28, SMU 21

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We've got an unexpected dogfight on our hands with an SMU team leaps and bounds better than a year ago.

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The halftime stats for tonight's game:

Matchup
1st Downs 13 16
3rd down efficiency 0-3 4-7
4th down efficiency 1-1 1-2
Total Yards 274 255
Passing 186 124
Comp-Att 9-18 10-13
Yards per pass 10.3 7.8
Interceptions thrown 1 1
Rushing 88 131
Rushing Attempts 12 32
Yards per rush 7.3 4.1
Penalties 6-45 4-35
Turnovers 1 1
Fumbles lost 0 0
Interceptions thrown 0 0
Possession 8:07 21:53

So...

  • We're averaging 7.3 yards per rush, but we've only rushed the ball 12 times. 
  • After scoring 28 points and putting up 273 yards in the first quarter, we had 0 and 1, respectively, in the second.
  • Matt Davis is balling out all over us.
  • We got REALLY lucky with that end-of-half meltdown by SMU.  This should probably be a tie game.
  • Jay Lee has to stop dropping passes.
  • Tackling is a real problem right now.

But other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?