Bears back in a bowl game again
HOUSTON (AP) - Robert Griffin had plenty of time to set goals
for this year while sitting out most of last season recovering from
High on that list was getting Baylor back to a bowl game for the
first time in 16 seasons.
On Wednesday, Baylor's star quarterback hopes to scratch another
goal off that list. The Bears look for their first bowl win since
1992 when they face Illinois in the Texas Bowl.
Griffin says since the Bears haven't been to a bowl game in
"forever" they need to use this game to make a statement about
the progress of the program.
Illinois coach Ron Zook knows his team has a challenge in
dealing with Baylor's high-powered offense. He says they don't
expect to stop the Bears, but he hopes to at least slow them down.
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