Southern Methodist vs Baylor Recap - Bears Win 59-24

Southern Methodist vs Baylor Recap - Bears Win 59-24

Nick Florence sliced and diced the Mustangs defense for 341 yards as Baylor handed Southern Methodist a 59-24 defeat on Sunday at Floyd Casey Stadium.

The Bears were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 57.5.

Jarred Salubi rushed for 91 yards, while Glasco Martin added 50 yards in the win. Terrance Williams and Lanear Sampson added 138 and 69 receiving yards respectively.

Zach Line rushed for 135 yards for Southern Methodist, while Rishaad Wimbley added 6 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 286 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Der'rikk Thompson and Jeremy Johnson had 88 and 76 yards respectively.

Southern Methodist lost the offensive yardage battle to Baylor 613-507 yards in Sunday's game. Southern Methodist had more first downs as that total ended up 28-26.

Baylor lost the time of possession battle 39:55/20:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Baylor looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Sam Houston State. Southern Methodist will aim to get back on the winning track vs Stephen F. Austin.