Baylor nearly overcame a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit in its 38-36 loss to West Virginia at McLane Stadium on Saturday. The frantic finish, however, wasn’t the only drama in Waco.
Baylor wide receiver Gavin Holmes was punched in the helmet by West Virginia defensive back Corey Winfield while being tackled on a play in the loss to the Mountaineers.
Bruh he really punched him in the face.😭😭pic.twitter.com/ulcUiKVhRP
— NOT_SCTop10 (@NOTSCTop10PIays) October 22, 2017
Winfield was not ejected after the play. He said after the game that he didn’t intend to hit Holmes in the helmet.
I didn't purposely mean to punch him I was just going for the ball. https://t.co/an4iwonZCL
— Corey Winfield (@c_xx_w) October 22, 2017
Baylor’s loss Saturday its third against a ranked opponent this season. The Bears face the 3-4 Texas Longhorns at home Saturday in search of their first win of the season.