Baylor entered the rankings at No. 25 for the
first time since 1993 after beating Kansas State, and also became
eligible to end a 16-year bowl drought.
Heady stuff around campus in Waco.
The Bears' appearance in the AP poll Sunday is their first since
Sept. 5, 1993, when they were ranked 24th after opening the season
with a 42-39 win over then-No. 25 Fresno State.
Baylor (6-2, 3-1 Big 12) held off Kansas State 47-42 on
homecoming weekend Saturday behind Robert Griffin's 404 yards
passing and Jay Finley's school-record 250 rushing yards.
The Bears go to Austin on Saturday night to face Texas. The
Longhorns dropped out of the poll for the second time this year
after a home loss to Iowa State.
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