Through the Baylor volleyball team's first 10 matches, projected starters Laura Jones and Sam Hill had combined for just three kills in extremely limited playing time.
Two tournaments into the season and the Mike McGraw era, the Baylor men's golf team has already proven that it can compete with the best.
Getting off the team plane Thursday afternoon, Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty said his injured back was "acting funny on me."
In a lot of ways, Friday night's ESPN matchup between the seventh-ranked Baylor Bears (2-0) and host Buffalo Bulls has a déj... vu feeling to it.
Troy Baker was stunned to find out that Baylor actually leads the Big 12 and ranks in the top 20 nationally in rushing offense.
Like an understudy who takes over for one night on Broadway, Seth Russell understands his role as Baylor's backup quarterback behind starter Bryce Petty.
Even with great reviews, if the lead actor is ready this week, Russell will retreat behind the curtain and go back to his normal spot on the sidelines.
Perfection is becoming a trend at Betty Lou Mays Field.
By the time Baylor hit the field for Saturday's game against Northwestern State, most of the offense that put up those ridiculous video-game like numbers last season was either gone or sidelined.
After less than three months on the job, Mike McGraw is still learning to put faces and names with swings.
In a lot of ways, the SMU Mustangs never had a chance against the Baylor Bears in last Sunday's McLane Stadium debut.
Seldom, if ever, do things actually live up to the hype. Has there ever been a Super Bowl that's lived up to the hype and expectations?
As much as Baylor head coach Art Briles hints at maybe resting injured quarterback Bryce Petty this week, saying "it's a marathon, not a sprint," that's certainly not Petty's plan.
Just a short 16 hours after the final seconds ticked off the clock in the memorable McLane Stadium debut, the Baylor soccer team came out with guns blazing against the No. 23 BYU Cougars in Monday's Labor Day matchup.
Nearly three years removed from his playing days at Baylor, 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III was back in a place that "will always be home for me."
Folks, if you were looking for a little entertainment Sunday night, this was definitely the place to be.
Levi Norwood says he will "miss the memories, but not the stadium" with Baylor football's move from 64-year-old Floyd Casey to the new $266 million palace on the river called McLane Stadium.
Collin Brence has to smile just a little bit when he hears the words of a Drake song blasting from the loud speakers at Baylor football's practice: "Started from the bottom, now we're here."
Imagine Art Briles holding out Bryce Petty, Bryce Hager and Antwan Goodley for the first month of the season.
Hopefully, your 2014-15 Baylor Bear Foundation Membership Guide has already arrived in the mailbox.
Since I wasn't around in 1950, I can't tell you how excited folks were back in 1950 when Baylor Stadium opened.