Waco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Devin Chafin had three rushing touchdowns to
lead No. 6 Baylor to a 49-28 victory over Oklahoma State.
Chafin finished the game with 21 carries for 106 yards. Shock Linwood had 113
yards with a score on 21 carries and Bryce Petty was 18-for-29 for 262 yards,
two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Bears (9-1, 6-1 Big 12), who have
won three straight since their lone loss of the season at West Virginia.
Mason Rudolph went 13-for-25 for 281 yards with two touchdowns and two
interceptions for the Cowboys (5-6, 3-5), who have dropped five straight
games. Desmond Roland and Rennie Childs each had a rushing touchdown in the
The second snap of the game saw Baylor go on top as Petty went deep down the
left sideline for Jay Lee, who caught the ball near the 20 and took it in on a
65-yard score just 36 seconds in.
Holding Oklahoma State to a three-and-out, the Bears got the ball back at
their own 46 and Petty again used the deep ball, this time connecting with
Corey Coleman for a 54-yard score and a 14-0 lead 2 1/2 minutes in.
The Cowboys had to punt again, but Ramon Richards picked off a Petty pass to
get the ball back for his team at the Baylor 43.
That led to a 1-yard touchdown run from Roland to make it a 14-7 game with 7
1/2 minutes left in the first quarter.
Baylor came back with a lengthy 19-play, 79-yard drive that ate up over seven
minutes of the clock, and was capped on a 2-yard touchdown run around the left
end by Chafin with just 19 seconds left in the first.
Chafin scored his second touchdown of the game with 4:18 to play in the first
half as he ran the ball in from seven yards out, but Rudolph guided his team
back down the field, finding David Glidden in the end zone from eight yards
out with just one second left on the clock to make it a 28-14 game at the
The only touchdown of the third quarter went to Baylor as Linwood ran the ball
in from 11 yards out to give the Bears a 35-21 lead going into the fourth
Chafin’s third score of the game came from a yard out less than a minute into
the fourth to make it a 42-14 game.
The Cowboys, though, got a 68-yard TD reception from James Washington 13
seconds later, and, after stopping Baylor, made it a two-score game on a 2-
yard TD run from Childs with just under 11 minutes to play.
Forcing another punt from Baylor, Oklahoma State was driving, but Orion
Stewart picked off Rudolph and Petty sealed the victory with a 21-yard
touchdown run with three minutes left.
Baylor totaled 579 yards of offense compared to 397 for Oklahoma State …
Baylor plays at Texas Tech next Saturday … Oklahoma State has off next week
before wrapping up its regular season at Oklahoma on Dec. 6 … Oklahoma State
still leads the series with Baylor, 19-14.