The Baylor Bears were able to hold on and win the Big 12 Championship Game in stunning fashion against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
In a defensive struggle, the Baylor Bears hung on to beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Big 12 Championship Game with a dramatic stop at the goal line to preserve the win.
The Cowboys had the perfect route to make it to the playoff, but Oklahoma State wasn’t able to beat Baylor in a defensive struggle.
The Bears jumped out to an early 18-point lead at one point. Baylor would end up holding a 21-6 advantage over Oklahoma State at halftime. However, in the second half, the Cowboys surged back, scoring 10 points to cut the deficit to 21-16 late as the game arrived to Oklahoma State’s final drive.
The Cowboys seemed capable of scoring as they moved down the field with relative ease, but once they reached the red zone, things got difficult for Mike Gundy’s team.
Baylor managed to hold on, stopping Oklahoma State on fourth down just inches away from the end zone with Jairon McVea making the biggest tackle in Baylor program history.
Now the college football world is reacting to Baylor’s big and chaotic win.
The finish in the Big 12 Championship Game was an all-timer between Baylor and Oklahoma State
The Cowboys were close to clinching a late comeback win. So incredibly close. Unfortunately for Oklahoma State, that didn’t happen.
The playoff picture is about to get bizarre. Buckle up, folks. Baylor’s win is going to introduce some more chaos in an already chaotic college football season.
The Big 12, not historically defined by the defense, put on a clinic today. Both Baylor and Oklahoma State looked great on that side of the ball.