(Saturday, September 11th)
Final Score: Baylor 34, Buffalo 6
Waco, TX (Sports Network) - Robert Griffin III completed 20 of his 35 pass attempts for 297 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Baylor Bears over the Buffalo Bulls, 34-6, in a non-conference showdown at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Griffin also scored twice on the ground for Baylor (2-0), while receiver Kendall Wright caught five passes for 128 yards and one touchdown.
Buffalo (1-1) had trouble all night on the offensive side of the ball as quarterback Jerry Davis connected on only 18-of-46 passing, good enough for just 163 yards and one interception on the night.
Baylor was able to strike first as kicker Aaron Jones connected on a 30-yard field goal at the 8:18 mark of the first quarter. The Bears took a 10-0 advantage after Griffin III rushed for a five-yard touchdown.
Buffalo found its way onto the scoreboard less than two minutes into the second quarter as kicker A.J. Principe connected on a 35-yard field goal, leaving the Bulls with a 10-3 deficit.
The momentum for Buffalo would be short-lived as Baylor found the end zone under a minute later as Griffin III hit Kendall Wright for 61 yards and a touchdown. Griffin III connected yet again on the Bears' following drive as Willie Jefferson caught a 43-yard score. Baylor ended the second quarter with another field goal and entered the half with a 27-3 advantage.
Griffin III continued his impressive play in the third frame as he rushed for a one-yard score to give the Bears a 34-3 advantage. The touchdown was set up by a 47-yard pass to Kendall Wright.
On the following drive, the Bulls were able to punch through another field goal by Principe from 39 yards, but that would be the last points put on the board as Baylor secured the easy 28-point triumph.
The Bears were able to cruise to victory despite being penalized 13 times for a whopping 120 yards.
09/12 00:04:50 ET