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Halftime: Baylor leads 7-0 over Texas in sloppy first half

Baylor finished the first half with all three timeouts and having given up a 98-yard drive saved only by a turnover. The offense has sucked, the defense is starting to tire, and everything is decidedly not awesome.

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Blocked field goal aside, Texas could not ask for a better first half against the Bears, who ran only 32 plays and were outgained 190 yards to 130.

I'll go ahead and say it: that was the worst half of offensive football we've seen in a while, 2013 Oklahoma State included.  For whatever reason, Briles and Montgomery are coaching, and Bryce Petty playing, scared.  We aren't being nearly as aggressive, we're giving the ball up too easily, and we have no momentum offensively.  That half was as dreadful as it gets.  We're a fumbled snap at the 1 away from being tied, even though I honestly believe we scored on the other end of the field the previous drive.

Here are the stats:

Scoring Summary

TD 9:02 N. Rose 52 yd FG BLOCKED by Tyler Edwards, recovered by BAYLOR Burt, Terrell at BAYLOR38 returned 62 yds for a TD (C. Callahan KICK)Watch Highlight 7 0

Team Stat Comparison

1st Downs 8 13
3rd down efficiency
2-8 4-8
4th down efficiency
2-3 0-1
Total Yards 129 190
Passing 43 79
4-11 9-17
Yards per pass
3.9 4.6
Rushing 86 111
Rushing Attempts
22 22
Yards per rush
3.9 5.0
Penalties 6-62 2-20
Turnovers 0 2
Fumbles lost
0 1
Interceptions thrown
0 1
Possession 11:19 18:41