Northwestern State-Baylor preview capsule

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 4, 2014 at 4:47 pm •  Published: September 4, 2014

WACO, Texas (AP) — NORTHWESTERN ST. (0-1) at No. 10 BAYLOR (1-0), 7:30 p.m. (FSN)

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Series Record: Baylor leads 3-0.


Baylor tries to win its second game at its new riverfront campus stadium, six days after holding SMU to 67 total yards on 64 plays in a 45-0 debut win. The Bears have won 11 consecutive home games and 20 of 21 in Waco since 2011.


Baylor's dominating DL vs. the Northwestern State OL, which lost three senior starters from last season. The Bears sacked SMU a team record-matching nine times, seven of them by seven defensive linemen. The Demons didn't allow a sack in their opener.


Northwestern State: Senior QB Zach Adkins, the Southland Conference newcomer of the year last season, completed 31 of 42 passes for 318 yards and two TDs, and rushed nine times for 24 yards in the opener.

Baylor: WR Jay Lee had eight catches for 83 yards and a TD against SMU. He became a primary target after Antwan Goodley had a recurrence of a quad issue in the first quarter, and failed to have a catch for the first time in 18 games.

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