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Notebook: Baylor Mauls Kansas

Don’t make me run, I’m full of chocolate!

NCAA Football: Kansas at Baylor Chris Jones-USA TODAY Sports

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Podcast: What to make of KU's loss at Baylor
Kansas dropped its third-straight game on Saturday, falling to Baylor 35-23. Kevin Flaherty joins the show as we break down all aspects of the game and where KU goes from here. You can listen to The Phog: A Kansas basketball and football podcast by clicking the link below. The podcast is also available on the 247Sports website, iTunes, Spotify and other platforms.

Jereme Robinson makes game-changing play vs. Baylor, capping productive first two thirds of 2022 season
With Baylor quarterback Blake Shapen rolling to his right, Robinson shed a blocker and showed his close-down speed to sack Shapen and force a fumble. After swiftly getting up, Robinson recovered the fumble and returned it 49-yards down to the Baylor 9-yard line. The play proved to be that spark that gave KU a chance to go on and beat Baylor despite multiple 20-point deficits throughout the game. Right after the fumble, the offense would score its first touchdown of the day and go on a 20-0 run, however, the Jayhawks would still lose 35-23.

Photos, postgame notes from KU football's loss to Baylor
• Kansas called tails at the opening coin toss, it was heads. Baylor won the opening toss and deferred to the second half. Kansas received the opening kickoff.

Sunday Snap Judgments and Big 12 Rankings
The 2022 is moving along. Week Eight has come and gone, and there was plenty of excitement around the nation, including in the Big 12 Conference. Just like we have each of the last few seasons, we'll give a weekly breakdown of what we watched across the league. We'll talk The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly before getting to our Actually Accomplished Rankings. Take a look below, and share your thoughts in the comments.

KU's rushing attack, defense regresses versus Baylor
Kansas football struggled to establish the run in its third straight loss on Saturday. A huge — and arguably deciding — factor in KU’s 35-23 loss to Baylor was a lopsided running game.KU rushed for a mere 56 yards in comparison to Baylor’s 273 and it allowed Baylor to control the pace of the game for the majority of the contest.

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