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Women's World Cup: United States vs. Nigeria

Nigeria is on life support in Canada, and must hope for a win over the United States and a draw between Sweden and Australia to have any hope of advancing. The likelihood of both those things happening is pretty low. Nigeria had some fight in them in their opener against Sweden but were taken apart by the Australians in their second match. Now they have to face the United States at 7 p.m. Central on Fox Sports 1. An American win clinches the group. Sweden needs a win over Australia to advance.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/USAvNGA?src=hash">#USAvNGA</a> Gameday! Three Words - <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WinTheGroup?src=hash">#WinTheGroup</a>. Watch 7ET pregame / 8ET kick on <a href="https://twitter.com/FOXTV">@FOXTV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OneNationOneTeam?src=hash">#OneNationOneTeam</a> <a href="http://t.co/Zx6VboLiwp">pic.twitter.com/Zx6VboLiwp</a></p>&mdash; U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) <a href="https://twitter.com/ussoccer_wnt/status/610804585934884865">June 16, 2015</a></blockquote>

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I feels so nice to say that and not internally dread having to wait until 2 a.m.

80 Days Until Baylor Football

83: Cole Edmiston

Edmiston originally walked on as a quarterback but made the switch to wide receiver after Andrew Frerking took over the third-string quarterback position in 2013. Edmiston had a standout career as a dual-threat quarterback for Gatesville and elected to walk on at Baylor rather than play for a smaller college, telling the Waco Tribune-Herald that "this has been [his] dream school". Edmiston tore his ACL in his first ever game action, returning punts against SMU in the 2014 season opener.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Last night was one of the best memories of my life. I know I will come back even stronger after my ACL heals up. God is always good.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/blessed?src=hash">#blessed</a></p>&mdash; Cole Edmiston (@Cole_Edmiston) <a href="https://twitter.com/Cole_Edmiston/status/506579008855605248">September 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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We look forward to getting you back and hope you get some more time this year, Cole!

82: Kaleb Moore

Moore's Baylor career has been an unfortunate one so far. After redshirting in 2012, Moore tore his ACL before he could get on the field in 2013 and was buried in the depth chart in 2014, playing in two games but recording no stats.Now he's in the same boat as Quan Jones, stuck behind a litany of extremely talented athletes. Still, Moore hopes to have a comeback season of sorts this year, and that could start in garbage time against teams like SMU, Lamar, and Rice.

80: LaQuan McGowan

Big LaQuan has been the star of the offseason so far, picking up more hype than any Baylor player except perhaps Shawn Oakman. McGowan comes from Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, an educational community in the panhandle. McGowan became one of the community's most legendary athletes as a star on the football field and basketball court and came to Baylor as an offensive lineman. It took a while for the coaches to realize that he could be so much more. Here's the thing: despite his massive size (6'7, 400) McGowan is a diverse and talented athlete. He can throw, he can catch, and he can move faster than should be possible over short distances. He may be a gimmick, but after catching a touchdown against one of the B1G's top defenses in the Cotton Bowl, the sky is the limit for the nation's biggest and most jolly tight end.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">(VIDEO) Baylor TE LaQuan McGowan throws out first pitch at Rangers game <a href="http://t.co/SZR9nVCpZ8">http://t.co/SZR9nVCpZ8</a></p>&mdash; OurDailyBears (@OurDailyBears) <a href="https://twitter.com/OurDailyBears/status/609515575946121216">June 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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98: Trevor Clemons-Valdez

TCV is another loyal Baylor contributor who has taken a backseat to some of the youngest and most talented players in the nation. The senior defensive tackle provided key depth in 2012 and 2013, especially in the early games of the 2013 season when depth along the line was such an issue that Byron Bonds was forced to burn his redshirt. Clemons-Valdez hails from Copperas Cove, homeland of RGIII and future Bear J.P. Urquidez. He was the 2010 defensive MVP in his district and went on to be the 97th-best recruit in Texas when he committed to Baylor. He's never been able to get past big names like Andrew Billings and Beau Blackshear to win heavy playing time, but he's been a great member of the program for four years and graduated last fall.