The 1980 Baylor Bears football team represented the Baylor University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bears finished the season first in the Southwest Conference. During Mike Singletary's senior season of 1980, Baylor won 10 games for the only time in school history. Throughout his Baylor career, Singletary averaged 15 tackles per game. After Baylor's 16–0 victory over Texas in the regular season finale, the Longhorns did not suffer another shutout for 24 years, which was one of the longest non-shutout streaks in college football history.