Baylor Destroys Kansas 66-7

By EFN Staff
Published: 10/12/2015

Baylor 66, Kansas 7

Baylor took a 52-7 lead into halftime and rolled to 644 yards of total offense to beat winless Kansas. The Bears improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in Big 12 play, while the struggling Jayhawks (0-5, 0-2) have been outscored a combined 114-20 in two conference losses.

Player of the Game

  • Baylor junior wide receiver Corey Coleman had his fifth straight 100-yard receiving game with seven grabs for 108 yards and two touchdowns. He leads the nation with 13 touchdown catches this season.

Key Stats

  • Baylor quarterback Seth Russell went 18-of-27 for 246 yards with three touchdowns before giving way to backup Jarrett Stidham, who promptly added two more touchdown throws while going 9-of-10 for 117 yards.
  • Kansas freshman quarterback Ryan Willis made his first collegiate start and finished 20-of-36 for 158 yards, one touchdown and an interception.
  • Kansas was without its top two quarterbacks (Montell Cozart, Deondre Ford) and top two wide receivers (Bobby Hartzog Jr., Tre Parmalee).
  • The Jayhawks were held to just 227 total yards and 14 first downs.
  • Baylor scored on every possession of the first half.
  • Baylor didn't punt until there were just 5 minutes left in the game.
  • Running back Shock Linwood complemented the Bears' passing game with 13 carries for 135 yards and a touchdown.

Play of the Game

  • After Kansas scored on its opening drive to tie the game 7-7, Russell hit Coleman on an 11-yard touchdown pass to re-claim the lead for the Bears.

Up Next

  • Baylor vs. West Virginia (10/17)
  • Kansas vs. Texas Tech (10/17)