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9.11.2014 Daily Bears Report: Baylor vs. Buffalo, Breaking Madden kills Tony Romo, SMU's future

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It's Thursday, and that means links galore!

Ronald Martinez

Before I kick things off officially this morning on the DBR, I wanted to mention that I'll be doing the Buffalo Stats Preview/Prediction Thread this afternoon at some point, so if you have questions about Buffalo that I can answer/have answered, ask them here.  We'll use this thread as a dumping ground of sorts for all kinds of discussion related to that game.

SB Nation Links:

Going to lead off with this today since there is a lot of good stuff over on the Mothership and elsewhere.

Full Week 3 college football TV/streaming schedule guide: Georgia-SC leads the way - SBNation.com
It's week 3, so there are plenty of tune-up sandwiches on the college football schedule, but the SEC East doesn't disappoint with a big-time matchup in the afternoon.

College football projections: Week 3 F/+ picks - Football Study Hall
Picks and projections for Week 3 of the college football season.

BYU, Houston wearing patriotic helmets for September 11 game - SBNation.com
The two meet Thursday night in Provo.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMBLING: Week 3's 15 best picks, including Oklahoma big - SBNation.com
Welcome back to our weekly college football gambling column. It's called COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMBLING.

Double T's last ride: Things are different in Lubbock, Texas - SBNation.com
The story of Texas Tech's Masked Riders, a horse named Double T, and what makes this isolated West Texas football program unique.

Can SMU's next coach raise the Mustangs from the dead? - Football Study Hall
Can SMU's next coach raise the Mustangs from the dead?

And, of course:

Breaking Madden: Tony Romo's week in Quarterback Hell - SBNation.com
Tony Romo threw three straight interceptions last Sunday. His punishment: all his toys have been taken away. Welcome to Quarterback Hell.

Baylor Links:

Speedy Bears’ vertical passing attack nothing short of lethal force - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
Maybe Art Briles’ offense shouldn’t be called the spread. Maybe it should be known as the stretch instead.

Can Buffalo stop the Bears? - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
This week is no time for Buffalo coach Jeff Quinn to belabor negatives or spill drops of water on seeds of doubt in his players’ minds.

Probably not.

Sports Take: No. 8 Baylor football built for the future | The Baylor Lariat
Baylor football is in its golden age, something this program has not seen before. With one Heisman winner and a Big 12 championship under its belt, Baylor Nation should not expect this excitement to go away any time soon.

Baylor-Buffalo Preview | FOX Sports
See KD run. See KD catch. That is what Baylor coach Art Briles saw when he watched KD Cannon play a high school game last fall. Now the speedy receiver is already having an impact for the eighth-ranked Bears.

John Werner’s Big 12 picks: Bears face blackout in Buffalo - WacoTrib.com: Baylor Bears Football
After opening the season with a pair of blowout wins at McLane Stadium, Baylor will hit the road for the first time for a special nationally televised Friday night game on ESPN.

Baylor-Buffalo Preview | FOX Sports
See KD run. See KD catch. That is what Baylor coach Art Briles saw when he watched KD Cannon play a high school game last fall. Now the speedy receiver is already having an impact for the eighth-ranked Bears.

Big 12 stat check: Week 3 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
A closer look at one statistic worth keeping an eye on for each Big 12 team entering Week 3:

College football projections: Week 3 F/+ picks - Football Study Hall
Picks and projections for Week 3 of the college football season.

Other Stuff:

Saw a couple tweets worthy of mention:

HUH.

This is the rumor.

Have a wonderful Thursday, everyone!