Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
Former Baylor standout quarterback Don Trull (1961-63) will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday at the 56th National Football Foundation's (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) 2013 Region 4 Coach of the Year and Associated Press (AP) Big 12 Coach of the Year, the organizations announced on Tuesday.
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, the insurance company announced on Tuesday.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was named one of five finalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler announced Monday.
The last four years have been arguably the best in Baylor football's long history, and the group of Baylor seniors playing their last game at Floyd Casey Stadium Saturday played a large part in getting the program there.
Baylor's Acrobatics & Tumbling team signed 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period in November. Head coach LaPrise Harris-Williams signed a star-studded 2014-15 freshman class filled with heavily recruited and talented athletes.
In each home game program this fall, legendary Texas sportswriter and Baylor treasure Dave Campbell will reminisce about his most-memorable games of the decade being honored at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor men's basketball junior guard Kenny Chery has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Co-Newcomer of the Week, as voted on by a panel of media members and announced Monday by the conference office.
A school-record 11 Baylor football student-athletes were named to The Associated Press All-Big 12 teams, the organization announced Monday.
Baylor's Odyssey Sims and Nina Davis were selected for Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball weekly honors, as chosen by a media panel. Sims was honored for the ninth time in her career and picked up her fourth player of the week award. Davis received freshman honors for the second time this season.
Baylor football head coach Art Briles was named one of eight finalists for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced on Monday in conjunction with the Fiesta Bowl.
Baylor senior cornerback K.J. Morton was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week for his play in Saturday's 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas, the league office announced on Monday.
Art Briles met with the media Sunday night to discuss Baylor winning the Big 12 Championship and the Bears' upcoming matchup vs. UCF in the Fiesta Bowl.
Baylor has accepted an invitation to play in the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., marking the first time the school will play in a BCS bowl game.
Postgame quotes from Baylor's 30-10 win over Texas in the last game ever at Floyd Casey Stadium on Dec. 7, 2013.
Postgame notes from Baylor's 30-10 win over Texas to close out the last game at Floyd Casey Stadium on Dec. 7, 2013.
Postgame quotes from Baylor's 67-62 win over Kentucky at AT&T Stadium on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Bryce Petty threw touchdown passes on the first two drives of the second half for No. 9 Baylor and the Bears won their first Big 12 title and a Fiesta Bowl berth with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday
Baylor 67, Kentucky 62
Kenny Chery scored 18 points, including six in the go-ahead run, and No. 20 Baylor defeated No. 3 Kentucky 67-62 on Friday night in the same building where the NCAA Final Four will be played in April.