Baylor Bears Football Tickets
The Baylor Bears football team is a Division I program for Baylor University. The team is located in Waco, Texas and plays their home games at Floyd Casey Stadium. Floyd Casey Stadium has a capacity of 50,000 and opened in 1950. The team plays in the Big 12 Conference, and is currently coached by Art Briles. Under Briles, the team has compiled a 25-25 record in his four seasons as head coach, including their 2011 campaign where they finished 10-3 and ended the season as the 13th ranked team according to the AP.
Since their first season in 1896, Baylor has been considerably average; however, they have had small pockets of success. The team has compiled a record of 541-539-44 throughout their history and a 10-8 record in bowl games. The team won their first conference title in 1915; however, that was later vacated. The Bears have won five conference championships, all of which occurred in the Southwest Conference, most recently in 1994 under coach Chuck Reedy. The team has featured 16 consensus All-Americans, and three players that have been Heisman Trophy candidates. In 2011, Robert Griffin III won the Heisman, making him the first Bear to win the trophy. Former Bear Mike Singletary is the only player to have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while nine players, Singletary included, have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
The Bears play four annual rivalry games. The first of which is their annual matchup with the TCU Horned Frogs. The two teams have played 107 times since their first meeting in 1899 with the series tied at 50-50-7. This game is known as the Revivalry, because both teams are affiliated with evangelical Christian groups. Another annual game is between the Bears and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The teams played each other for the first time in 1929 and have met 70 times overall with the Red Raiders holding a 36-33-1 advantage. The Bears also have an annual game against the Texas Longhorns. Since their first meeting in 1901, the two teams have met more than 100 times, with the Longhorns holding a decisive 73-24-4 lead over the Bears. The Bears have one non-conference rivalry, and annual game between the Bears and the Southern Methodist University Mustangs. Dating back to their rivalry in the old Southwest Conference, the two teams which are both religiously affiliated are separated by only an hour, and have met 78 times, with Baylor narrowly behind in the series 36-35-7.