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1988 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1988 record6–5 (2–5 SWC)
Head coachGrant Teaff (17th season)
Home stadiumFloyd Casey Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arkansas 8 0 0     10 2 0
Texas A&M* 6 1 0     7 5 0
Houston 5 2 0     9 3 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     5 6 0
Baylor 2 5 0     6 5 0
Texas 2 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
  • Ineligible for conference championship and postseason bowl games due to NCAA sanctions.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Baylor Bears football team represented the Baylor University in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bears finished the season fourth in the Southwest Conference. Baylor Stadium's name was officially changed to Floyd Casey Stadium during halftime of the homecoming game against Arkansas on November 5.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 3UNLV*W 27–325,610
September 10at KansasRaycomW 27–1443,200
September 17at Iowa State*RaycomW 35–043,913
September 24at Texas TechL 6–3645,385
October 1Houston
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
RaycomL 24–2734,719
October 8[[{{{school}}}|Southwest Texas State]]*
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
W 45–722,473
October 15at Texas A&ML 14–2867,884
October 22at TCUL 14–2425,221
November 5No. 11 Arkansasdagger
  • Baylor/Floyd Casey Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
HSEL 3–3340,148
November 12at RiceW 20–1013,200
November 19Texas
  • Floyd Casey Stadium
  • Waco, Texas
W 17–1430,142
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

After the seasonEdit

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Ray Crockett Defensive back 4 86 Detroit Lions
John Simpson Wide receiver 10 277 Chicago Bears
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