Comparing Petty To Florence After 3 Games

We take a look at how the numbers add up after 3 games in 2013 vs how they added up in 2012. This week STATWATCH compares the Baylor quarterbacks, Nick Florence and Bryce Petty.

Last year, Baylor quarterback Nick Florence led the Bears to an 8-win season and a Holiday Bowl crown. This season, the Bears are relying on redshirt junior Bryce Petty. In both seasons, the Bears started off 3-0. We take a look at the numbers and how they compared after 3 games as they relate to the Baylor quarterbacks.


-After 3 games in 2012, Nick Florence had completed 68 out of 110 pass attempts. (61.8%)

-Florence threw for 11 Tds and 4 INTs.

-Florence rushed 21 times for 174 yards. (8.3 yards per carry)

-In 2012, Baylor's first 3 opponents were SMU, Sam Houston State, and @ULM.

-Baylor defeated SMU 59-24, defeated SHSU 48-23, and defeated ULM 47-42.


-After 3 games in 2013, Bryce Petty has completed 50 passes in 67 attempts. (74.6%)

-Petty has thrown for 8 Tds and 0 INTs.

-Petty has rushed for 45 yards and 2 Tds on 10 carries. (4.5 yars per carry)

In 2013, Baylor's first 3 opponents were Wofford, Buffalo, and ULM all at home.

-Baylor defeated Wofford 69-3, defeated Buffalo 70-13, and defeated ULM 70-7.

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