The announced crowd for Baylor's game against Kansas was ... 35,405. I'm not buying that number, either. There should be more people here. Period. The Bears are pretty good. This was an absolutely gorgeous day, too.
But give Baylor QB Robert Griffin III credit for taking the high road when asked about the attendance.
"It was an early game. That’s another reason why people weren’t here; the first couple of games there were a lot of people at the game," he said. "The players do notice it; being here for three years I’ve seen big crowds and no crowds. It’s our job to get people in the stands. We shouldn’t come in thinking they’re going to be here waiting for us."
A great response.
He's right about the early start time being a factor; 11 a.m. starts are something no athletic department wants.
The first two home games at Floyd Casey had more than 40,000 and the Big 12 opener can't match that? Baylor hasn't had a winner in forever; celebrate them when you have them.
- Mac Engel
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