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With only two games left in a painful, difficult season, Baylor still wants to make the most of its remaining time and send out the seniors with some great final memories.

Though freshman Charlie Brewer gave Baylor a huge shot of energy last weekend, Matt Rhule is still leaning toward starting sophomore Zach Smith at quarterback against Texas in Saturday’s game at McLane Stadium.

Baylor coach Matt Rhule said sophomore Zach Smith remained the starting quarterback as of Monday, but the competition with freshman Charlie Brewer will continue throughout the week leading up to Saturday’s game against Texas at McLane Stadium.

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The die-hard Baylor fans who stuck around late Saturday night weren’t celebrating a Big 12 championship or even an emotional win in the final seconds at McLane Stadium.

STILLWATER, Okla. — After punter and kickoff specialist Drew Galitz went out for the season with a knee injury two weeks ago against Kansas State, Baylor coach Matt Rhule held tryouts for students on campus last week.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Baylor knew all about Mason Rudolph’s remarkable passing accuracy, wide receiver James Washington’s game breaking speed and running back Justice Hill’s array of moves.

Timarcus Davis didn’t really expect that he would play immediately when he signed at Baylor. The true freshman cornerback out of College Station missed his senior season of high school football as he rehabilitated a knee injury, and he figured he would spend a year in that familiar college football waiting room reserved for redshirts.

The hits keep coming for the winless Baylor football team as junior punter Drew Galitz is out for the season with a knee injury suffered against Kansas State on Saturday in Manhattan.

Approaching its first Big 12 road game Saturday against Kansas State, Baylor received some crushing news as wide receiver Chris Platt is likely out for the season with a knee injury.

Behold, the hibernation is finally over for this football season. The bear which had been yawning and stretching has finally fully awakened. Yes, I speak of the Baylor Bear, the animal so long admired, adored and followed for so many years, and actually feared by many when fully aroused.

Inside the locker room following their 49-41 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma, the Baylor players felt hurt and disappointed that they didn’t finish off the upset Saturday night at McLane Stadium.