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No. 15 Baylor's Seastrunk running toward bold prediction of Heisman Trophy, not shying away

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    FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk (25) scores past Buffalo in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Seastrunk boldly stated last year that he would win the 2013 Heisman Trophy, or come very close. Through four games, the former Oregon transfer is the nation's second-leading rusher in the 15th-ranked Bears' high-scoring offense. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson, File)The Associated Press

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    FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2013, file photo, Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk (25) scores past West Virginia safety Karl Joseph (8) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Seastrunk boldly stated last year that he would win the 2013 Heisman Trophy, or come very close. Through four games, the former Oregon transfer is the nation's second-leading rusher in the 15th-ranked Bears' high-scoring offense. (AP Photo/Jose Yau, File)The Associated Press

Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk boldly proclaimed that he would win the 2013 Heisman Trophy, or at least get very close.

He's backing up that statement made 10 months ago with his performance on the field.

Even while playing only about a half in each game so far for the 15th-ranked Bears, Seastrunk is the nation's second-leading rusher with 147 yards a game.

His school-record streak of eight 100-yard games coincides with Baylor's eight-game winning streak.

The Bears are averaging 779 total yards and 70 points a game. Their first road game is Saturday at Kansas State.

Baylor's winning streak and Seastrunk's run of 100-yard games started last November in a 52-24 victory over the Wildcats, who entered that game as the No. 1 team in the BCS standings.