Baylor Defeats Sam Houston State 34-3 - Recap

Baylor Defeats Sam Houston State 34-3 - Recap

Baylor cruised to victory on Saturday, as they ran up a 34-3 score against Sam Houston State in Week 1 action at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Bears were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 39.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 59.5.

Robert Griffin completed 19 of 36 pass attempts for 242 yards for the Bears in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Tim Flanders rushed for 40 yards for Sam Houston State, while Ridgeway Frank added 24 yards. Bryan Randolph threw for 102 yards for the BearKats, while receivers Seth Patterson and Ridgeway Frank had 31 and 18 yards respectively.

Baylor outgained Sam Houston State 463-195 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-13 by the Bears.

The time of possession battle favored Sam Houston State as their offense was on the field for 35:34, longer than the 24:26 of their opponents.