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Texas-Baylor get in mass scuffle

Posted December 5th, 2015

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WACO — What a way to end a first quarter.

Baylor players clear the bench after a Texas penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct during the first half at McLain Stadium, Dec. 5, 2015. (JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Baylor players clear the bench after a Texas penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct during the first half at McLain Stadium, Dec. 5, 2015. (JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Baylor was down to its fourth-string quarterback, Lynx Hawthorne. And Hawthorne, a backup receiver, had just thrown an interception. Duke Thomas had the pick.

Hawthorne tackled Thomas near the Texas sideline. And that’s when the fireworks started.

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Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes was called for unsportsmanlike conduct.

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