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WacoTrib.com - Sports

October 18, 2018

Passing it on: Baylor's Brewer building on family quarterback legacy

Enamored with the Texas Longhorns, Charlie Brewer wore a Vince Young jersey as a kid growing up in Austin.

Transfer of power: New faces from far-flung places making impact for Bears

When Matt Rhule arrived at Baylor in December of 2016, the Bears’ list of committed recruits had dwindled to one.

Bears seeking to limit big plays against Texas

A lot of skepticism surrounded the Texas Longhorns when they were ranked in the preseason Top 25 after a mediocre debut year under Tom Herm…

Beth Toben, guest columnist: A man of great promise, both on and off the field

On Saturday, with the Baylor Nation watching, sophomore running back Trestan Ebner rushed for 100 yards, a breakout moment in his football …

College Football

Duffey's QB draw for score pushes Texas Tech past TCU 17-14

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jett Duffey scored on a 38-yard quarterback draw with seven minutes left, holding on to the ball just long enough …

Big receivers making the big plays for No. 9 Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing third-and-long, Lil'Jordan Humphrey caught a quick pass on a play designed to get Texas a few yards.

Texas wants to get keep the edge that fueled early success

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has spent half the season fighting to shake off the recent years of failure with an underdog's attitude to beat …

Sooners' loss leaves Big 12 looking like playoff outsiders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma's chances of reaching college football's playoff may have been washed down the Red River last weekend, and…

No. 6 West Virginia to Iowa St as Big 12's last undefeated

Some things to know about Week 6 in the Big 12 Conference:

Oklahoma State looks to overcome young secondary's mistakes

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's 48-42 loss to Iowa State marked the second time in three games that the Cowboys surrendered more …

Purdy good: Iowa State's latest QB gives Cyclones options

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to Brock Purdy, Iowa State's playbook suddenly has many more options.

Jayhawks begin as questions swirl around sophomore De Sousa

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Silvio De Sousa mugged for a couple cameras, then did a couple dance moves for video, before finally settling into a …

Talk of Texas: Are Longhorns back after big win over OU?

DALLAS (AP) — There was a long pause by coach Tom Herman while considering the obvious questions after Texas extended its winning streak to…

SEC's 8 ranked teams adds intrigue to remaining schedule

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The SEC this week has been able to celebrate having the most ranked teams within a single conference at any time in…

Pac-12 commissioner: Errors made in replay review procedure

The Pac-12 will make immediate changes to how video replay reviews are handled after Commissioner Larry Scott admitted procedural mistakes …

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Texas tops Big 12; SEC East revival

Texas has been losing the type of game it won on Saturday for nearly a decade.