Robert Griffin III only threw for 212 yards on Saturday. It was just his second game this season where he had less than 330 yards passing. Weather canceled the fourth quarter in a 48-0 win over Stephen F. Austin in the other.
He threw just one touchdown pass. He's had five in every other game, except for that aberration against the Lumberjacks when he threw three. Slacker.
Baylor, though, won the game against conference opponent Iowa State by 23 points.
These Bears have a lot more too them besides their Golden Boy at quarterback. Ask Iowa State and TCU's front seven.
That guy -- No. 24, what's his name? -- racked up 120 yards against the Horned Frogs. Terrance Ganaway had that at halftime against Iowa State, and finished with 200 yards and three touchdowns.
You know Griffin. You probably know his top target Kendall Wright, now the school's all-time leader in touchdown catches and receiving yards.
But Ganaway ? Get to know him, too. Texas A&M will get their chance at Kyle Field on Saturday when Baylor shows up.
"It was a real fun day at the office," Ganaway said. "Offensive line played real good the whole game and made it really easy for me to just gain yards and make plays."
Those five guys up front have gotten it done all year long, too. They've allowed Griffin and Wright to be the best pass-catch duo in the country this season, but they've also opened plenty of holes for Ganaway. His 536 yards and six scores in five games are a great start in replacing Jay Finley's 1,200-plus yards last season.
"It’s one of those things where everything’s going right," Ganaway said."It’s easy when you’re 250 pounds and you’re running through arm tackles. You’re supposed to break those to get into the secondary and you’re supposed to punish those guys. So that’s what my job calls for me to do and the offensive line made that job really easy and simple this weekend."
Maybe it was easy. Or maybe Ganaway just made it look easy. He might make it look even easier soon.
"He’s been up and down a little bit. I like his demeanor. I like his grit and determination," coach Art Briles said. "He’s growing as a running back and certainly become a guy who, if you need to hang your hat, you might look for his number to put it on."
Baylor's done it plenty this season. Ganaway has at least 89 yards in four of this year's five games, but his 200 yards were a career high.
"It was a fun night that night, but we’ve got to make sure we keep having more fun nights," Ganaway said.
Maybe you don't know about Ganaway or the rest of Griffin's offense. Excuse the Bears if they don't care.
"We know. That’s really what matters. Baylor knows what we have. We know the weapons and potential we have," Ganaway said. "As long as we play up to our capability, we’re definitely a hard team to beat."