Bay­lor over Tex-San An­to­nio by 3

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The Road­run­ners ran into blaz­ing buzz saw at Ari­zona State last week. Head coach Her­man Ed­wards made his de­but and Sun Devils QB Manny Wilkins lit up the UTSA sec­ondary for 4 TD passes. It was UTSA’s worst loss since Septem­ber 2015, when they fell be­hind early against a more tal­ented squad and dis­played a sieve-like of­fen­sive line that al­lowed nine sacks. Hard to get any­thing go­ing with mi­nus yards on ev­ery other play, but we look for a bounce-back ef­fort at home from Frank Wil­son’s team, which owns a ster­ling mark as dogs against foes with a greater than .700 win­ning per­cent­age. Mean­while, the Bears are get­ting bet­ter by the day un­der Matt Rhule, as ev­i­denced by the 606 of­fen­sive yards they rolled up on Abi­lene Chris­tian. How­ever, we’re not sure that Bay­lor is ready to take on the role of dou­ble-digit road chalk just yet. Heck, even when the Bears were good un­der Art Briles, they were only 7-14

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