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Steve Sarkisian (US PRESSWIRE)

SAN ANTONIO - With just 48 seconds left in the first quarter, Steve Sarkisian was already thinking worst-case scenario. Down 21-7 and the Baylor Bears having amassed 245 total yards of offense, it wasn't just a matter of Sarkisian naturally returning to his own roots; he was thinking that way as a matter of necessity.

Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III had orchestrated Baylor's 'basketball on grass' offense to absolute perfection Thursday during their opening drive of what would end up being a 67-56 shootout at the Alamo Bowl. Washington was used to seeing up-tempo; this was high octane. The Huskies' Cort Dennison - who had made two big stops to open the game - had barely picked himself up off the...

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