ESPN: Bears open post-RG3 era with a bang
WACO, Texas -- Baylor was missing its most famous face on Sunday (Robert Griffin III), but the Bears didn't look too gloomy with Nick Florence at the helm.
Florence sat the game's final 15 minutes after completing 21 of 30 passes for 341 yards and four touchdowns, and a 21-point third quarter helped Baylor embarrass SMU, 59-24.
The most welcome development for the Bears? What may be a stingy defense. Phil Bennett's second season in Waco had high hopes, and though SMU sustained several drives, the Bears capitalized with three turnovers, including an interception near the goal line that preserved ...