NCAA Game Summary - Texas at Baylor|
(Saturday, November 14th)
Final Score: (2) Texas 47, Baylor 14
Waco, TX (Sports Network) - Colt McCoy threw a pair of touchdowns to Jordan
Shipley and Cody Johnson added two scores on the ground, as second-ranked
Texas cruised to a 47-14 victory over Baylor at Floyd Casey Stadium.
McCoy, who tied the NCAA record for career victories by a starting
quarterback, finished with 181 yards on 23-of-34 attempts for the Longhorns
(10-0, 6-0 Big 12), while Johnson rushed for 109 yards on 19 carries.
McCoy improved to 42-7 in his career, matching the wins record set by former
Georgia signal-caller David Greene.
"I am really proud of our football team, they came out ready to play and
dominated the first half," said Texas head coach Mack Brown. "We played a lot
of guys in the second half that helped us against a Baylor football team that
is improving and has played really well over the last two weeks."
Nick Florence completed 28-of-45 passes for 240 yards with a touchdown and
three interceptions for the Bears (4-6, 1-5), who have dropped five of six.
"I'm proud of how our guys fought and continued to fight and believe during
the football game," said Baylor head coach Art Briles. "Did it go the way we
wanted it to go? No."
The Longhorns got the ball to begin the game and McCoy capped the 10-play, 80-
yard drive with a three-yard TD toss to Shipley.
Baylor moved the ball effectively on its first drive, but came away with no
points as defensive back Aaron Williams picked off Florence in the end
After Baylor failed to convert on fourth down at its own 44, the Longhorns put
together a six-play drive that Johnson capped with a six-yard touchdown run
with 1:56 remaining in the first quarter.
A 45-yard dash by Tre' Newton and a seven-yard scoring play between McCoy and
Shipley extend Texas' lead to 28-0 with 6:41 left in the second quarter.
Johnson's one-yard plunge up the middle made it 35-0 and the Longhorns tacked
on a safety when Baylor's Justin Akers recovered a fumble in the end zone.
Hunter Lawrence booted a 41-yard field goal in the waning moments of the
second quarter to give Texas a comfortable 40-point cushion at the break.
"I felt like we really came out and executed and our defense came out and put
us in a lot of really good situations," McCoy said. "We had short fields and
we were able to really capitalize. We really just knocked them out in the
Eddie Jones' 60-yard interception return made it 47-0 with 7:37 to play in the
fourth quarter. Terrance Ganaway broke the shutout a little over two minutes
later with a one-yard run.
Brad Taylor's 19-yard TD reception accounted for the final score.
Texas has won the last 11 meetings...The Longhorns reached 10 wins for the
ninth straight season...Newton had 80 yards on seven carries, while Shipley
made six catches for 46 yards....The Longhorns outgained Baylor, 411-246...The
Bears were limited to six yards on the ground.
11/14 17:19:36 ET