Here’s what I know about Baylor – Charlie Brewer at QB is great. He took over in 2017 on a team that was a disaster and posted an 11-4 TD/ INT Ratio. Last year he came into his own with 2600+ yards and a 17/8 TD INT ratio. Baylor isn’t the lights out tempo it used to be, but they aren’t strangers to trying to score and score fast under Rhule. Last year they ran 80 plays per game , the year before 77.
UTSA stumbled into a QB ,Frank Harris, who was third on the depth chart in spring magazines, yet looks like very viable dual threat option after 1 game. Yes it was to Incarnate Word, but I’ve checked out the highlights, UTSA ran 81 offensive snaps last week. I like that pace a lot. Baylor is improved but not necessarily world beaters on D. UTSA lost it’s 4 top tacklers, and hasn’t seen the speed yet that the Bears will be bringing. I love the over in this one as a best bet, but I smell a blowout and will be backing Baylor small. Additional motivation – UTSA beat Baylor in 2017 (Brewer
’s frosh year- a game he didn’t play in) . And in a trip to UTSA last year, Baylor let the Roadrunners hang around in 37-20 final. I know Brewer is improved, and I think UTSA found a viable option in Harris to put up the 14-17 we’ll need to cover this over.
The Pick: Baylor/ UTSA OVER 57.5
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