Backing the Baylor Bears: Robert Griffin III and Bears Will Be Bowl-Bound

Denton RamseySenior Analyst IOctober 22, 2011

COLLEGE STATION, TX - OCTOBER 15: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Baylor Bears calls for the snap during a game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Kyle Field on October 15, 2011 in College Station, Texas. The Texas A&M Aggies defeated the Baylor Bears 55-28. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)
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Two losses in college football may seem like disaster.

But not to head coach Art Briles, quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Baylor Bears.

Currently sitting at 4-2 on the season, Baylor looks to bounce back next weekend at Oklahoma State.

Far from a simple task.

With six games remaining on the conference slate, the Bears have a mission-impossible task against the Cowboys and Sooners.

However, Baylor should and could beat the Missouri Tigers in a homecoming matchup, the Kansas Jayhawks on the road and have a solid chance at a victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Texas Longhorns.

With the Bears looking at seven to eight wins, and maybe even more as a possibility this season, that is a victory in and of itself.

The Big 12 is a tough conference, no matter how you slice it.

And Baylor, RG3 and company have a rough road ahead.

But for Griffin III—a guy who graduated from both high school and college early—I'm sure the 2011 season is just a minor bump in the road.

And I have no doubt the Bears will be bowl-bound once again come season's end...

 


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