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There was a moment at the end of the halftime performance, when Baylor’s alumni band, accompanied by the current Golden Wave Band, approached one another to form the traditional interlocking BU.

After Liberty’s shocking 48-45 season opening win last weekend, first-year Baylor coach Matt Rhule received a text message from former Temple quarterback Phillip Walker who now plays for the Indianapolis Colts.

Baylor sophomore running back JaMycal Hasty will miss a minimum of four weeks but won’t require surgery after suffering a knee sprain against Liberty.

Baylor University is standing behind a letter written in May to former head football coach Art Briles that states the school is unaware of Briles having direct contact with anyone reporting a sexual assault to him or of Briles directly discouraging a victim from reporting to police or university officials, a Baylor spokesman said Friday.

Ira Lewis is a big guy wearing a small number. But in the Matt Rhule regime at Baylor, earning a single-digit jersey number means you’ve gained the respect and admiration of your teammates, who vote on that designation.

Anu Solomon’s experience, mobility and leadership skills were major factors that led Baylor coach Matt Rhule to choose him as the starting quarterback for the season opener against Liberty on Saturday at McLane Stadium.

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When former Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw scheduled Liberty several years ago for the 2017 football season opener, he certainly didn’t expect to be traveling to Waco for the game.

Following a fierce competition throughout preseason camp, Anu Solomon was named Baylor’s starting quarterback for Saturday’s season opener against Liberty at McLane Stadium.

Baylor senior safety Taion Sells and senior offensive tackle Mo Porter will serve suspensions for unspecified incidents that happened over the summer, according to coach Matt Rhule.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League decided not to hire former Baylor coach Art Briles on Monday night after announcing he was joining the coaching staff as an offensive assistant earlier in the day.

Baylor coach Matt Rhule came into preseason camp worried about his offensive line depth but now he’s more concerned about the rash of injuries in the secondary.

Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college football coming into 2017.

Jasmin Hernandez, a plaintiff in a Title IX lawsuit filed last year against Baylor University, requested in a filing Tuesday to remove former head football coach Art Briles and former Athletics Director Ian McCaw as defendants. The case was also settled with the uni versity, according to Hernandez’s lawyer.

When Eric Ogor was suspended from the Baylor football team last October, he had a lot of time to think about the direction his college career was heading.

Baylor added more speed to its 2018 recruiting class as Crosby High School running back Craig Williams made a verbal commitment Friday night.

The preseason Amway Top 25 coaches' football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final 2016 records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and last season's final ranking:

Dallas police investigated Sam Ukwuachu recently after The Dallas Morning News complained that the former Baylor University football player sent numerous potentially harassing emails to the newspaper over the past several months.

Baylor University coach Matt Rhule celebrated the first day of workouts in full pads by bringing his team across the river to McLane Stadium on Tuesday night.

Baylor strengthened its 2018 recruiting class on both sides of the ball Tuesday as it landed verbal commitments from Alief Taylor defensive end Joseph Ogunbanjo and Katy offensive lineman Connor Galvan.