Head coach Art Briles of the Baylor Bears looks on against the UCF Knights during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)


Baylor president, football coach out amid sexual assault scandal

Posted May 26th, 2016


Baylor University announced Thursday that head football coach Art Briles would be indefinitely suspended with the “intent to terminate.” The school also placed athletic director Ian McCaw on probation and moved school president Ken Starr to chancellor.  The changes come amidst a wave of sexual assault allegations against several Baylor football players. Many of the team’s players took to Twitter to express their disapproval of Briles’ ousting.

In a press release the school said it was “horrified by the extent of these acts of sexual violence” and  “mishandling of reports.”

Follow our continued coverage of the issue here, and view pictures of Broyles’ time with the Baylor Bears here.


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