Saturday, November 15, 2008

the Sixth Seal: Cosmic Disturbances

Baylor wins 41-21. They let up on the Aggies. This game is historical for the Bears. It's only the 6th time in 105 contests that the Bears have won by 20 or more. It's the first time for a 20+ margin of victory in Waco since November 28, 1901. According to the internets, that day is also marked by the date that the Alabama constitution was modified to require literacy tests to vote. This was viewed as a way to disenfranchise African Americans. Fortunately for all, the Alabama constitution does not require literacy to play football for the Tide, nor is it required to be a Tide fan.

Barring an epic upset by the Aggies over the Longhorns in two weeks, the Bears will be 5th in the Big 12 at the end of the season. It will mark only the second time in the history of the Big 12 that Baylor has finished 5th in the big 12. The other instance was in 2005, when GuyMo's Bears finished ahead of Boone State in Coach Hair Gel's first season as head coach.

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