Northwestern State Demons

Russell 4 TD passes, No. 23 Baylor rolls 55-7 over Demons

With a coach named Briles still calling the plays, and Seth Russell throwing touchdown passes, Baylor's offense certainly looked very familiar.

Russell threw four touchdown passes in less than a half, and the No. 23 Bears beat FCS team Northwestern State 55-7 on Friday night in their first game since the sudden dismissal of coach Art Briles just more than three months ago.

"It felt like Baylor," Russell said, who took the calls from offensive coordinator, Kendal Briles, the former coach's son.

Two-time Big 12 Conference champion coach Art Briles lost his job in the wake of a May report from an external investigation into allegations the university mishandled...