Despite being overshadowed at times by Texas and Texas A & M in the Lone Star State, the Baylor Bears have a loyal following of fans during each football and basketball season. Baylor Bears tickets enable fans to enjoy high quality Big 12 competition.
Baylor Bears Tickets: Historical Overview
After beginning as an independent football program from 1903-13, the Baylor Bears joined the Southwest Conference in 1914. In the late forties, the team had its first sustained run of success. From 1948-63, the Bears reached seven bowl games.
In 1972, Grant Teaff became the school's head coach. Over 21 years on the sidelines, he guided Baylor to eight bowl games en route to becoming the winningest coach in the history of the university.
In basketball, Baylor enjoyed a brief run as a national power in the late forties. The Bears lost the NCAA title game in 1948 before making another Final Four appearance two years later. Since then, the Bears have been limited to only three trips to March Madness. However, the 2009-10 squad was able to reach the Elite Eight.
On the gridiron, the Baylor Bears have won five (1922, 24, 74, 80 and 94) conference championships. The 1980 squad won a school-record ten games. In that season, Baylor reached the Cotton Bowl but lost to Paul "Bear" Bryant and the Alabama Crimson Tide.
In hoops, the Bears have also come away with five conference titles. During Baylor's dominant run in the late forties, the Bears won four Southwest Conference crowns from 1945-46 to 1949-50.
Baylor Bears Tickets at Home Facilities
In football, the Baylor Bears compete at Floyd Casey Stadium (capacity of 50,000). The venue opened in 1950. Baylor Bears tickets have been enjoyed by several generations of football fans.
On the hardwood, the Bears take the court at the Ferrell Center (capacity of 10,347).
Baylor Bears Tickets: 2011-12 Season
With dynamic quarterback Robert Griffin III directing an explosive offense, the 2011 Baylor Bears will look to build on last season's bowl game appearance. TCU, Texas and Oklahoma will be featured as part of one of the most challenging home schedules in the nation. In addition, Baylor Bears tickets will also be sold for home games against Stephen F. Austin, Rice, Iowa State and Missouri.
In basketball, the 2011-12 Bears will be gunning for a fifth consecutive winning season. The club's home slate will include several non-conference matchups and some important Big 12 contests.