Everett also excelled as a kickoff and punt returner.
(Courtesy of Baylor athletics)Petty proved a remarkably efficient fit in Art Briles' offense the last two seasons. The Bears averaged 50.3 points per game the last two seasons.
He holds school records for career tackles (662), single-season tackles (232) and single-game tackles (33).He went on to a wonderful NFL career, winning a Super Bowl, making 10 Pro Bowls and becoming a Hall of Famer. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune-Herald/AP)The offensive guard was Baylor’s first unanimous All-American in 1956.(Courtesy of Baylor athletics)Wright’s first three seasons at Baylor were solid. But what he did as a senior — 108 receptions, 1,663 yards and 14 TDs while helping RGIII to the Heisman — was incredible. The ’56 Bears were one of the school’s all-time best.He’s Baylor’s all-time leader in receptions (his 302 is 100 more than No. Their only two losses came in back-to-back weeks to Texas A&M and TCU by a combined seven points. With Glass anchoring the line and paving the way, the Bears ran for 275 yards (passed for just 24) in knocking off the Vols.But most likely you remember the eyes, wide with intensity in anticipation of the quarterback's call, often before he even called the play.
That's about all I knew of Mike Singletary, the football player, too -- that's what I saw on TV.The season’s highlight came in the Sugar Bowl when No. (Courtesy of Baylor athletics)Elkins was a big-time receiver when throwing the ball wasn’t the way the game was played. When he left Baylor after the 1964 season, he was the school’s all-time leader with 144 receptions and yards (2,094) until Gerald Mc Neil topped that mark nearly 20 years later.His 19 TD receptions remains tied for third-best in school history.50 for the Chicago Bears, no doubt you would mention the arms extended with fingers pointing, hollering signals before the ball is snapped.Or feet in constant motion, anticipating the running back's next move.One of the charter franchises of the NFL, the Chicago Bears have fielded some of the greatest players in league history.