Baylor’s offense is about to get a bit more depth thanks to the return of some injured players. Wide receivers Corey Coleman and Antwan Goodley and running back Devin Chafrin are all expected to return to the team this weekend when the Bears take on Iowa State in Big 12 play.
It was reported last week Baylor was expecting to have Coleman and Goodley as well as Clay Fuller return for this weekend’s game, and head coach Art Briles confirmed that is the plan for this week.
Goodley was lost to a quad injury and Coleman suffered a hamstring. Both injuries took place in offseason camps. Goodley attempted to come back in the season opener against SMU but aggravated his injury. Chafrin suffered a high ankle sprain in the SMU game as well.
Baylor is off to an explosive start on offense, as you might have expected, regardless of the injury concerns. With Big 12 conference play opening up, it will be important for the defending Big 12 champions to be as healthy as possible. Oklahoma has emerged as the team to beat in the conference, but a healthy Baylor figures to be just as capable of getting through the season and winning the conference once again.