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Live updates: Baylor Bears go for 6-0 start with Texas Tech Red Raiders in town

Baylor wide receiver R.J. Sneed (13) runs past Kansas State defensive end Bronson Massie (90) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Baylor wide receiver R.J. Sneed (13) runs past Kansas State defensive end Bronson Massie (90) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) AP

The Baylor Bears can improve to 6-0 and 3-0 in the Big 12 with a win against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The game at McLane Stadium in Waco airs on FS1.

No. 22 Baylor last started 6-0 (and 3-0 in the Big 12) in 2016. But that season spiraled out of control with the Bears losing their next six, which was the end of the Jim Grobe era. Matt Rhule is the head coach now and with a win over the Red Raiders today it could signal the Bears’ return to Big 12 relevancy. The Red Raiders (3-2, 1-1) is coming off a big 45-35 win over Oklahoma State.

The all-time series between Baylor and Texas Tech is 38-38-1. So whoever wins Saturday has historic bragging rights, at least for a year. The Bears won 35-24 a year ago at AT&T Stadium.

Follow all of the news, scores and updates right here from the Bears’ reporters on the scene.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.
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