Top-25 College Football Game Capsules
(Sunday, August 31)
Final Score: (10) Baylor 45, SMU 0
Waco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Baylor opened up its shiny new digs in grand fashion. Bryce Petty tossed a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another score in the first half as the 10th-ranked Bears blanked SMU, 45-0, Sunday night. A sellout crowd of 45,000 watched as Baylor debuted McLane Stadium, which unveiled a statue of Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III outside of it prior to the game. Petty was 13-of-23 for 161 yards in two quarters of action, Shock Linwood carried the ball 16 times for 80 yards and a score and Jay Lee caught eight passes for 83 yards and a touchdown for the Bears (1-0), who won the Big XII last season with an 11-2 mark. Neal Burcham completed 15-of-26 passes for 59 yards for SMU (0-1).
09/01 02:01:49 ET