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Baylor Football Recruiting 2013

Collection of the stories about Baylor's 2013 football recruiting class.

K/P Chris Callahan commits to the Baylor Bears!

Baylor received a surprise commitment last night from Houston Second Baptist K/P Chris Callahan, who will gray-shirt in 2013 before going on scholarship in January 2014.

OL Tyler Edwards is commit #21

Formerly committed to the West Virginia Mountaineers, OL Tyler Edwards made the call last night for the Baylor Bears as part of the 2013 recruiting class.

Recruiting Name to Know -- Dimarya Mixon

After my last recruiting update focused mainly on JUCO prospects, a former Arizona State commit has entered the picture as a possibility for Baylor.

Dream Final Five for Baylor Football's 2013 Class

With Baylor sitting at 20 commits in the 2013 recruiting class, we should have 5 more spots available. Here's how I'd like to fill them.

Bryan HS QB Chris Johnson signing today

Baylor's lone, to date, QB recruit in the 2013 class is following the path of RGIII by signing today and enrolling in Baylor in January. He'll be able to go through Spring drills with the team.

Baylor Scores Commit #20!

After a relatively long wait between commitments, Baylor scored its 20th in a big way tonight by switching Rami Hammad from the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Brian Nance is fully qualified!

One of Baylor's best recruits in both the 2012 and 2013 classes revealed this morning via twitter that he is fully qualified and will be coming to Baylor in January.

Baylor offers JUCO QB Nick Marshall

Our staff's quest for talent takes another step in the JUCO direction with the offer of standout CB-turned-QB Nick Marshall of Garden City (Kansas) CC.


With much of its high school class already locked up, Baylor's recruiting focus turns now to the JUCO ranks for immediate help on the defensive line and in the secondary. Our success could go a long way to determine defensive improvement in 2013.

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Austin Jupe is ready to be a Baylor Bear

Great article from today's Waco Trib about one of the more important recruits in the 2013 class that is flying somewhat under the radar, San Antonio safety Austin Jupe.

TE Christian Morgan off the board again

This probably puts an end to his ongoing recruitment by Baylor.

MBB and FB Recruiting Notes

Not enough for a full-blown recruiting post, but some points of interest and happenings in both basketball and football for the 2013 classes.

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Raquaan Davis is lighting up offenses

Great article from the Waco Trib about one of our 2013 commits, LB Raquaan Davis.

3/4* ATH Chevoski Collins to announce 10/8

3/4* Livingston star's list has meandered a bit recently, but apparently now includes the Bears. Does Baylor have a chance?

Art Briles' non-existent Arkansas roots

Rod Gilmore said something during the Baylor game Friday night that went without rebuttal in the booth. Here's the rebuttal.

LB Brian Nance still a Bear

Though he didn't make it initially, Brian Nance has never wavered in his determination to become a Baylor Bear.

Texas Pulls Offer from WR Ricky Seals-Jones

Something's gone down in the recruitment of one of Texas's best players in the 2013 class. The Texas Longhorns, for reasons unknown at this point, have stopped recruiting Ricky Seals-Jones, a standout from Sealy, Texas.

Labor Day Weekend Big For Baylor

Baylor will host two huge visitors each for basketball and football over the Labor Day weekend. All four players represent huge needs for the respective programs and could soon be Baylor Bears.

Robbie Rhodes Jumps into the Rivals100

Baylor's highest-ranked recruit of 2013 (so far) jumped into the rarefied air of the Rivals100 today at #67. Game-breaking WR Robbie Rhodes of FW Southwest HS will join a Baylor program with one of the highest-octane offenses in the land.

What you did there, Coach Briles, I see it.

You're a tricky one, Art Briles, and I like it. Check out Baylor's approach to recruiting Ricky Seals-Jones, one of the highest-ranked recruits in the state of Texas in 2013.

Bryan QB Chris Johnson ready for the green & gold

Baylor's 2013 recruiting class features at its apex Bryan HS QB Chris Johnson, a talented athlete who is now becoming an even more talented passer.

Sunday Morning Video: Meet the Bears Scrimmage Highlights

The newest video from SicEmSports Productions, Baylor's official athletic multimedia office, providing video highlights from Saturday's Meet the Bear's Scrimmage.

A little recruiting news on a Sunday evening

Just a few recruiting notes from this weekend, the first of Baylor's fall camps in preparation for the 2012 football season.

Baylor Welcomes Two HUGE Mid-Week Visitors

Baylor has a pair of monster JUCO offensive linemen on campus right now for mid-week visits. Find out who they are and a little more recruiting info.

OG Darius Moore is #19 for 2013

Offensive line is an area of tremendous need for Baylor's 2013 recruiting class, and it looks like Art Briles and company just got their first high school commit to help fill that need.

18 and Counting: Monster JUCO TE Gus Penning Joins Baylor's 2013 Class

It's almost like a broken record these days. Another day goes by with another commit for Baylor Football. This time it is JUCO TE Gus Penning, a 6-7 behemoth from California via Minnesota and Missouri.

Wesley Harris Gives Baylor Football 17 for 2013

Another speedster from Southwest HS in Fort Worth, Texas joined Baylor's 2013 recruiting class as Wesley Harris gave his verbal pledge to Head Coach Art Briles.

S Alfred Pullom is Commit #16 for Baylor's 2013 Class

Momentum is the name of the game in recruiting, and Baylor has a boatload these days. Commit #16 for Art Briles' 2013 class is safety Alfred Pullom from Cypress Woods HS in Cypress, Texas.

Baylor Football Reels in Commits #14 and 15

Baylor's 2013 recruiting class added two big new members over the past few days in JUCO OT Simo Kulmaviita and Allen HS DT Byron Bonds.

Baylor Football Recruiting Update: Robbie Rhodes Gets a Bump

The latest rankings are out from 247Sports and Robbie Rhodes of Southwest HS in Fort Worth received a rating of 98 to go with his fifth star. He is now the highest rated recruit in Baylor's 2013 class ... so far.

Baylor Football Commit #13 is OLB/DE Xavier Phillips

Baylor Football Receives Commit #11: S Taion Sells-Warner

Another day, another commit joins Baylor's 2013 football recruiting class. Come find out more about Baylor's newest defensive star.