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For Baylor Nation - Student-Athlete Accolades

1/10/2012
Enjoy this time, Baylor fans; we are truly living in a (green and) golden era for Baylor sports. We'll start with last night's news: Baylor football finished 12th in the final coaches poll and 13th in the final AP poll, second-best in the Big 12 and the program's highest finish since 1986. The rankings reflect [...]
1/4/2012
Baylor men's basketball junior Pierre Jackson is one of 20 finalists for the 2012 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.
1/2/2012
A trio of student-athletes from Baylor's most successful football team in 31 years will represent the Bears in the 63rd annual Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Philip Blake, Terrance Ganaway and Kendall Wright will play in the nation's top collegiate all-star game.
12/31/2011
In Baylor's 67-56 track-meet victory over Washington in Thursday night's Valero Alamo Bowl, the Bears proved the baton passing has made its way to the football program.
12/27/2011
Robert Griffin III would be the first to step forward and tell you that Baylor football isn't just about one person. And while a ton of attention has been paid to RG3 following his Heisman win, that focus has overshadowed a number of other honors for both Griffin and his teammates. Here's a rundown of [...]
12/27/2011
Robert Griffin III would be the first to step forward and tell you that Baylor football isn't just about one person.
12/26/2011
Baylor men's basketball sophomore Brady Heslip was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week for Dec. 19-25 in voting by a panel of media covering the conference.
12/21/2011
Baylor Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III was named College Football Player of the Year by The Associated Press on Wednesday. RG3 received 43 of 56 votes for the nation's top player.
12/19/2011
Baylor's Brittney Griner was selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Dec. 12-18.
12/19/2011
PJ3 scored career-high 28 points in Baylor's 86-83 road win Dec. 17 at BYU.
12/19/2011
Baylor men's basketball junior Pierre Jackson was named a candidate for the 2012 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Monday.
12/14/2011
Baylor head coach Art Briles has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award, as announced by The American Heart Association Wednesday.
12/10/2011
Robert Griffin III -affectionately known as RG3 - Baylor's junior quarterback, was named winner of the 2011 Heisman Trophy at tonight's Heisman ceremony in New York City. RG3 is the first Heisman winner in Baylor history and only the 3rd Baylor player to significantly factor into the balloting in the Heisman's 75-year history. (Quarterback Larry Isbell finished seventh in 1951, and quarterback Don Trull finished fourth in 1963, losing the award to Roger Staubach.)
12/10/2011
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was announced as the recipient of the 77th Heisman Memorial Trophy Saturday night at Best Buy Theater in New York City, becoming the first Baylor player ever to win college football's most prestigious award.
12/10/2011
Robert Griffin III was greeted by a throng of proud Baylor fans including the women's basketball team as he entered the Best Buy Theater for the Heisman Trophy Ceremony.
12/10/2011
Robert Griffin III is right at home in "the city that never sleeps."
12/9/2011
Rivals.com has released its All-Big 12 teams, and eight Bears and one coach were among the honorees.
12/8/2011
Eleven Baylor football student-athletes were named to The Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, as selected by a panel of 17 sports writers and announced Thursday.
12/8/2011
Baylor junior Robert Griffin III was named second-team quarterback on the Capital One Academic All-America football team, as announced by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday.
12/8/2011
Cynically, Robert Griffin III could have passed if off as just another recruiting promise when Baylor football coach Art Briles told him that he would be a Heisman Trophy finalist "in two to three years."
12/8/2011
Baylor junior quarterback Robert Griffin III was announced as the winner of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award during Thursday night's ESPN College Football Awards Show.
12/8/2011
Baylor junior quarterback Robert Griffin III has been named second-team All-America by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, the foundation announced Thursday during the ESPN College Football Awards Show.
12/8/2011
Baylor's Kendall Wright and Robert Griffin III were both named first-team All-Americans by CBSSports.com. The All-America teams released Thursday were selected by the site's staff, writers and bloggers.
12/7/2011
Robert Griffin III was named Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Baylor placed four players on the All-Big 12 first-team offense and the Bears had 17 total honorees, as voted on by the league's coaches and announced by the conference office Wednesday.
12/7/2011
Robert Griffin III was named Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Baylor placed four players on the All-Big 12 first-team offense and the Bears had 17 total honorees, as voted on by the league's coaches and announced by the conference office Wednesday.
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