Sugar Bowl Champions 1957 | From The Archives

They were calling it “Baylor’s greatest victory of all time” as most of the record 81,000 watchers in the fabulous Sugar Bowl still stared in shocked disbelief at the stadium scoreboard which read: “Baylor 13, Tennessee 7.” “I’ll buy that,” said exultant Baylor Coach Sam Boyd. To see Baylor win the Southwest Conference title and …

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This article was published in the Summer 2011 issue of The Baylor Line and written by J.B. Smith.   One hundred and seventy-five years ago, Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Leading the charge was Sam Houston – a complex, ambitious man who would go on to form strong bonds with Baylor University.   On …

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