Bear Nuggets - Press Conference Coverage

Bear Nuggets - Press Conference Coverage

With game week upon us, we finally get the return of Art Briles press conference. Join us as we take a look at some of the bullet points he reviewed.

One of the big question marks of the last few weeks of Fall Practice has been the status of starting defensive tackle Javonte Magee. Coach Briles finally confirmed what some had feared, that Magee had a loss in the family and was at a funeral in Louisiana.

Coach Briles also broke down the running back situation for Saturday as well. Devin Chafin has a waiver issues that he is working on getting cleared up and is unlikely to play against Wofford. Also Glasco Martin is looking better and could play the season opener, though in a very limited role. The main beneficiary of the possible minimization of these two bruising running backs is Shock Linwood, a redshirt freshman running back of a much more slight build.

Linwood has looked very good in practice so far and has shot up the depth charts. At just 5-foot-eight inches tall, and weighing a stocky 200 pounds, Linwood brings a bit more zip to the backup position than either Martin or Chafin do.

Finally, with the season upon us, Art Briles might finally be tapping the break ever so slightly on the outward displays of confidence for this team. When asked if this is the best Baylor team he has had, he said ""I don't know how anybody could make that assumption."

Check back for more inside coverage of Baylor Bears football and a more in-depth look at the whole press conference, join us inside

***We are running a special this week, Buy 1 month of insider access, and get 2 months for free. For just $9.95, you will have premium access to game week information, top notch recruiting news, and plenty of exclusive conversation for THREE MONTHS! CLICK HERE to take advantage of this offer and join Recommended Stories

  • How will the Big 12 Championship race play out with most of the conference 4-games into the schedule? Let’s dive into each what each contending team has left.

  • The Bears are no longer undefeated, but make no mistake, they have not been perfect all season. What is still left for the bears and how do they get back to their winning ways?

  • Baylor fans should stop, breathe, reset, and take a look at the rest of what could be a very successful and historic season.

  • The Kansas City Chiefs aren't exactly known for their passing attack; however, Dr. Roto does have a man-crush on one KC receiver in Week 8. Dwayne Bowe (pictured above) has yet to score a touchdown or…

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Wainstein report released on Wednesday provided insight into the NCAA’s reopening of its infractions case at North Carolina this summer and also highlighted potential academic…

Up Next


54 Fans online
Join The Conversation