The making of Bryce Petty's moment

Updated: November 7, 2013, 9:13 PM ET
By Max Olson | ESPN.com

WACO, Texas -- He waited 1,786 days to become the starting quarterback at Baylor.

Four years, 10 months and three weeks had passed since Bryce Petty made his final start at Midlothian (Texas) High School.

Enough time for a kid to grow into a man, from the three-star recruit Lane Kiffin coldly dumped to the quarterback leading undefeated, No. 6 Baylor into its biggest game in school history amid growing Heisman Trophy hype.

Enough time to become the No. 1 quarterback ...

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