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McGuire a stout addition to an increasingly Texan staff at Baylor

The third Texas high school football coach to join Matt Rhule's staff adds an unbelievable punch.

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb Just a week ago when Baylor hired Temple head coach Matt Rhule, the permeating thought around the Big 12 and amongst observers of the recruiting scene within the state of Texas was “Where are the Texas ties to the new Baylor staff?” Any thought of a lack of ties in the state – at least…

Bowl Preview: Baylor vs. Boise State in the Cactus Bowl

BOWL SEASON IS UPON US. DCTF SENIOR WRITER MIKE CRAVEN HAS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SIX GAMES TEXAS FBS TEAMS WILL PLAY IN.

Photo by Doug Holleman CACTUS BOWL  Baylor (6-6) vs. Boise State (10-2) December 27, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)   BUY TICKETS HERE About Baylor Baylor wants a new start and former Temple head coach Matt Rhule is in charge of turning around the program on and off the field. We all know Baylor’s recent past. On the field, Baylor folded under…

Tepper: Rhule’s work to rebuild Baylor begins now

The Bears hire Temple coach Matt Rhule to retrench the program.

Photo by Jerome Hicks The embers are still dying on the conflagration that consumed the Baylor athletic department in May. Jim Grobe was brought in to douse the flames. Now, Matt Rhule will arrive in Waco to rebuild. Baylor announced on Tuesday that it had hired Rhule to become its 27th head coach, luring the 41-year-old away from his job…

College Football Week 12: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (Updated all Saturday)

WELCOME TO OUR WEEKEND CFB RECAP, WHERE WE'LL PROVIDE THE SWIFTEST ASSESSMENT OF EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE TEXAS FBS RANKS. WE'LL UPDATE IT EVERY WEEKEND AS EACH GAME CLOSES OUT.

Photo by Shane Roper A huge slate of games for Lone Star state teams will keep us all busy, and it all started on Thursday night with an H-Town Takeover. North Texas 29, Southern Miss 23 The Good: North Texas stayed in bowl contention with a six-point victory over a slumping Southern Miss squad. The Mean Green jumped out early, taking a…

Baylor-Kansas State, Allen-Belton highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns

Previewing another big weekend of action along the Central Texas corridor

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week. Baylor (6-3) vs. Kansas State (5-4) 11:00 a.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium in Waco Things have gone from bad to worse for Baylor over the…

TCU-Baylor, district showdowns highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns

Previewing another big weekend of action along the Central Texas corridor

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week. TCU (4-4) at Baylor (6-1) 2:30 p.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium in Waco This weekend, we get a new chapter in a long book. Minus…

Tepper: Big 12 decision not to expand leaves everyone in limbo

The conference has reportedly declined to expand beyond the current alignment, according to multiple reports.

Photo by Hoss McBain “What’s the point of going out? We’re just gonna wind up back here anyway.” Since the Big 12 Conference subtracted four schools (Colorado bolted for the Pac-12, Nebraska left for the Big 10, Missouri and Texas A&M dashed for the SEC) and added two more (TCU was imported from the Mountain West, West Virginia jumped aboard from the…