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No. 12 Baylor keeping it close and undefeated with OU next

Nov. 10, 2019 8:44 PM EST

No. 12 Baylor is the Big 12's only undefeated team, and people are finally starting to pay attention with four-time defending conference champion and No. 10 Oklahoma up next. There are all those close wins for the Bears (9-0, 6-0 Big 12), including the latest in triple overtime at TCU when they had to make a...

Appeals denied for ineligible players on Briles' prep team

Oct. 22, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A committee representing the governing body of public high school sports in Texas on Tuesday denied the appeals of two players declared ineligible on a football team led by former Baylor coach Art Briles. A pair of 4-1 votes upheld a decision earlier this month by a district...

Rhule, Hurts, Brooks top Big 12 honors at season's midpoint

Oct. 17, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

No. 5 Oklahoma keeps rolling behind yet another star transfer quarterback, although the Sooners are not the only team to claim a stake for Big 12 supremacy so far in 2019. No. 18 Baylor, behind a stout defense, has made huge strides under third-year coach Matt Rhule and has matched high-scoring Oklahoma on top of...

No. 18 Baylor upperclassmen go from 1-11 to Big 12 co-leader

Oct. 17, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Big and versatile Sam Tecklenburg found it hard to think about when Baylor would be good again while the Bears were losing all those games his sophomore season two years ago. That was Matt Rhule's first season, which the coach described as unbelievably difficult "because you see the...

Texas receiver Devin Duvernay tearing it up from the slot

Oct. 9, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It seems like ages ago when Texas receiver Devin Duvernay was supposed to be — wanted to be — a Baylor Bear. He was signed and all but delivered to Baylor in 2016 when the Bears were at the apex of their success in the Big 12. Then the Baylor sexual assault scandal...

2 players ineligible on Briles-coached high school team

Oct. 8, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A district executive committee has ruled that two players on an East Texas high school football team coached by former Baylor coach Art Briles are ineligible. The Dallas Morning News reports the committee voted 6-0 on Tuesday that Brock and Cameron Nellor moved to the Mount Vernon Independent...

AP Top 25: Ohio State, Georgia tied at No. 3; Florida to 7th

Oct. 6, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, and Florida surged to No. 7 after a big victory. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson held their spots Sunday after a week off for both, but the Buckeyes caught up to the Bulldogs in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. The...