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A bicyclist makes his way past Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Waco, Texas.  Baylor’s season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two FBS NCAA college football games postponed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, the day before before they were supposed play.  (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Baylor-Houston, FAU-Ga Southern postponed day before games

Sep. 18, 2020 9:27 PM EDT

Baylor's season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two Bowl Subdivision games postponed Friday — the day before before they were supposed to play. Florida Atlantic's opener against Georgia Southern was postponed earlier in the day, following the results of FAU's COVID-19...

FILE - Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham (3) plays against Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Last August, Micale Cunningham was recovering from a preseason knee injury that put him behind Jawon Pass on the depth chart. He returned to replace an injured Pass at midseason and didn't look back, passing for 2,065 yards and 22 TDs in 11 starts. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Week 3 Preview: ACC quarterback matchup tops light schedule

Sep. 18, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

The college football schedule is still looking light, with the Southeastern Conference a week away from starting and the Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conference still just warming up. For the teams that are playing, it's a chance to jump onto the main stage when otherwise they might have been relegated to side...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2020 file photo, Baylor's new head football coach Dave Aranda addresses the media during an NCAA college football news conference in Waco, Texas.   Aranda will make his delayed debut as Baylor's coach in a quickly arranged and unexpected reunion of old Southwest Conference rivals. Baylor and Houston open this pandemic-altered season Saturday, Sept. 19,  with their first meeting since the SWC’s final season in 1995.  (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

Aranda delayed Baylor debut in unexpected SWC reunion vs UH

Sep. 17, 2020 1:25 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda will make his delayed debut as Baylor's coach in a quickly arranged and unexpected reunion of old Southwest Conference rivals. Baylor and Houston open their pandemic-altered seasons Saturday with their first meeting since the SWC’s final season in 1995. It comes only a...

FILE - Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) passes in the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Brewer and Baylor took the Sooners to overtime in last year's title game, though the tough-minded quarterback didn't play after halftime following a hard hit he delivered on a defender on a running play before taking a hard sack. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)

Baylor 3rd B12 team to put off opener after La Tech outbreak

Sep. 8, 2020 10:23 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor became the third Big 12 team forced to postpone its scheduled season opener this weekend after Louisiana Tech reported multiple positive COVID-19 tests Tuesday, less than two weeks after a hurricane affected its campus. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland said...

File-Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) throws past the defense of Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game for the Big 12 Conference championship, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. Brewer never spent a lot of time thinking about how beat up he was at the end of last season after a tough finish for the Bears. But he just might slide a little more in his fourth season as Baylor starter, when the Big 12 runner-up Bears hope to get a step farther with a new coach coming off a national championship.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)

New coach at Baylor, where QB Brewer may finally slide more

Sep. 1, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer never spent a lot of time thinking about how beat up he was at the end of last season after a tough finish for the Bears. But he just might slide a little more in his fourth year as the Baylor starter, when the Big 12 runner-up Bears hope to get a step farther with new coach...

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Georgia defensive back Richard LeCounte (2) celebrates after a stop in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in Athens, Ga. LeCounte was selected to The Associated Press All-America first team, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Baylor, BC, Kentucky and USF call off football practices

Aug. 27, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

Football practice was canceled at Boston College, Kentucky, South Florida, and other schools Thursday, joint decisions made by coaches and players and inspired by NBA players protesting racial injustice. Baylor players decided to forgo practice to unite around the ongoing events in the country, marching from the...