Bears run by Buffs

Colorado had rallied from double-digit second-half deficits in each of its previous two home games, but it didn't have enough to overcome Robert Griffin and the Baylor Bears on Saturday.

Robert Griffin amassed 371 total yards of offense leading Baylor to a 31-25 victory over the Buffs at Folsom Field. It was only the third road victory in Big 12 Conference play for the Bears in the history of the league.

The Bears ran for 309 yards against a CU defense that had been ranked 20th in the nation against the run before the game. Baylor finished with 543 yards of total offense and became the first CU opponent not to punt in a game since Nebraska in 1983.

Colorado ran well, too, but the CU offense couldn't match the big-play ability of Griffin and the Bears. CU finished with 192 rushing yards and tailback Rodney Stewart provided his 11th 100-yard rushing day with 125 yards and two touchdowns.

Colorado played from behind throughout the second half, b ut gave itself a chance to win in the final 2 minutes.

The Buffs drove the Bears' 19-yard line with 5 seconds remaining. Quarterback Tyler Hansen threw into the end zone for wide receiver Toney Clemons, but cornerback Chance Casey broke up the play as time ran out.

The Buffs begin the second half of the season next week at home against Texas Tech.


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