BAYLOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

No Room on the Wing

Baylor has some intriguing new wing players, but is there space in the rotation? To be a good NCAA Tournament squad, a team only needs seven good players. Sometimes even six will do. Having a deep bench is nice for the longer regular season, and it certainly sounds complementary when the television commentator says, “Yeah, Mark, they’ve got eight or nine guys who can really play...
Via Our Daily Bears
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Lawsuit: Baylor players gang raped student, school knew

The allegations against Baylor University and its football program continue to get uglier by the day. Most recently, a woman who has filed a lawsuit against the school is claiming several players gang raped a fellow student in 2011. Jasmin Hernandez, a former Baylor student who was raped by a football player in 2012, filed a lawsuit in March against the university, former athletic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Tom Herman blasts media over reports he met with Baylor

Last week, two reports emerged that Houston head coach Tom Herman had met with Baylor officials to discuss the Bears’ head coaching job. Considering Herman’s standing in the coaching world, the turmoil that Baylor currently finds itself in, and the fact that it is July, the story seemed a bit far-fetched. The story was quickly refuted from Herman sources, and now the Cougars...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrett Stidham Made The Right Choice to Transfer

Jarrett Stidham made the right choice by transferring from Baylor. Make no mistake about it: this article is not an indictment of the program or head coach Jim Grobe. As I wrote in our 2016 Baylor preview, I think the team is going to have a strong season. I also opined that Grobe is a home-run hire and that he’s the perfect candidate to lead the program through this difficult...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham considering transfer

Just when you didn’t think things could get worse for the Baylor Bears, it looks like it could be very soon. There are multiple reports that heir apparent to the starting quarterback job, Jarrett Stidham, is considering a transfer out of Waco. Former ESPN Big 12 reporter David Ubben reported that Stidham could be looking at a transfer from Baylor in the near future. He also reported...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles asked to be removed from Baylor rape lawsuit

Nearly two months ago, the Baylor Bears fired head football coach Art Briles amidst the sexual assault controversy surrounding the university and program. Now that Briles has cut all ties with the school, it looks like he wants to have his name cleared in the rape lawsuit as well. In March, former Baylor student Jasmin Hernandez sued the school in a lawsuit that named Briles, former...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 41 Baylor Bears

Baylor Bears 2015 Record: 10-3 overall, 5-3 in the Big 12 (beat North Carolina 49-38 in the Russell Athletic Bowl 1 Burning Question: What will Baylor’s Team Look Like Under Jim Grobe? After the dismissal of Art Briles, the biggest question for Baylor fans was, “what can we expect from the Bears under Jim Grobe?” Make no mistake about it: Grobe is a home-run hire for Baylor...
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 requests 'all documents associated' with Baylor sexual assault scandal

It is unclear whether or not the NCAA will take any action against Baylor after the sexual assault scandal that led to the ouster of head coach Art Briles last month. It appears that the Big 12 is interested in looking further into the issues. In a statement released this afternoon, the Big 12 announced that is has requested all available documents from the investigations into the...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Art Briles reaches contract settlement with Baylor

Baylor and coach Art Briles are reportedly set to part ways without a protracted fight after all. According to Jason King of Bleacher Report, Briles and Baylor have reportedly agreed to a contract settlement to square away the remaining eight years and $40 million on his deal. Baylor has reached a contract settlement with former football coach Art Briles, sources tell B/R. Details...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Art Briles, Baylor talking settlement after reinstatement movement fails

Art Briles will not be returning to Baylor after all and he is discussing settlement terms with the school, according to a report. According to Chip Brown of Scout.com, a donor-fueled push to let Briles off with a yearlong suspension failed, and Briles and Baylor are now trying to reach a settlement. Briles has about $40 million owed to him over the last eight years of his deal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor Briles leak confusing and damaging to recovery

If you want to get technical about it, Art Briles has not been fired. Such is the world of red tape, even at green and gold Baylor. Briles was officially “suspended with intent to terminate,” which is the college football version of your girlfriend saying, “I think we need some time away.” It’s a ham-handed way of saying, “I just need a little more time to officially...
Via The Student Section
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Fans start petition to kick Baylor out of Big 12

While many fans of Big 12 teams believe the conference should be looking to add teams to its roster, there is one group that thinks the league should instead go in the other direction. A college football fan who goes by AJ Hooper has started a petition on change.org to kick Baylor out of the Big 12 after the football program’s ugly sexual assault scandal.  The petition calls...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor reportedly considering one-year suspension for Briles

Believe it or not, Art Briles has not been fired by Baylor just yet. According to a report from Chip Brown of Scout.com, Baylor officials are set to meet on Monday to decide if the university should move on from Briles or only ban him from the program for a year. Some of Baylor’s big-money donors who helped fund the new $300 million football stadium are reportedly pushing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Baylor student details alleged assault cover-up

A former Baylor student came forward on Tuesday claiming that she was assaulted by a former Baylor football player and was ultimately ignored when she informed the team. Dolores Lozano told ESPN’s Joe Schad that former Baylor running back Devin Chafin assaulted her three times. She claims she exchanged text messages about the incident with Bears assistant coach Jeff Lebby while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor will not release full findings of investigation

Baylor University will not release the full report by law firm Pepper Hamilton on how the school handled sexual assault allegations which led to the firing of university president Ken Starr and football head coach Art Briles. Interim president David Garland wrote in a statement on Friday that while the report didn’t “hold back in their assessment,” the full findings of the...
Via The Comeback
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor isn't releasing incoming freshmen who signed

Baylor University’s sexual assault scandal has cost plenty across campus. Everyone from the president to the athletic director and the coach is now gone for his role in covering up and poorly responding to alleged criminal activity of players on the football team. Now one more group is being punished for the stupidity of others — incoming freshmen football players. According...
Via The Comeback
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Big 12 commissioner: Baylor scandal hasn’t made them ‘any less popular’

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby is obviously aware of the ongoing sexual assault scandal going on at Baylor University which has led to a complete overhaul at the university. His take on the scandal, however, seems a bit out of place. "It doesn't seem to have made us any less popular." -- Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby on the recent Baylor scandal. pic.twitter.com/E14YykrePg...
Via Sportsnaut
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor to name Jim Grobe interim head coach

Following Art Briles’ firing, it was reported by many that Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett would be given the title of interim head coach. It looks like there’s been a change of plans. According to multiple reports, Baylor will name former Wake Forest head coach Jim Grobe to the position. Grobe resigned from his former position back in December of 2013. Grobe coached...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Russell's Instagram post about program on return from mission trip

On Thursday, Baylor announced the firing of Art Briles, following a long investigation into the football staff’s handling of various sexual assault allegations against players in recent years. The decision came while starting quarterback Seth Russell and 33 of his teammates spent two weeks in Brazil on a mission trip. Upon his return home, Russell shared his thoughts about the...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor fires head coach Art Briles

Amid a controversy that’s so damning it’s almost hard to believe, Baylor University has reportedly fired head football coach Art Briles. BREAKING: Baylor dismisses head football coach Art Briles, source tells @McMurphyESPN. pic.twitter.com/n9K8y1UnVW — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 26, 2016 It’s not a shocking culmination to what has been a long-term controversy...
Via Sportsnaut
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor fires president amid ongoing sexual assault scandal

Earlier today, the Baylor Board of Regents fired six-year school president and chancellor Ken Starr. According to Scout.com, Starr was fired on Tuesday after three dozen members of the Baylor board blamed the former president for poor leadership throughout the ongoing scandal involving the football program and the rape and assault allegations against five players. Two players...
Via The Comeback
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

More violent allegations emerge regarding Baylor football players

As Baylor University continues reviewing findings and facing backlash in regards to its handling of sexual violence allegations against its football players, it appears that the school has shown even more preferential treatment to its athletes in recent years. ESPN’s Outside the Lines recently acquired documents that list even more allegations of sexual assault, domestic violence...
Via The Comeback
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Baylor ignored Oakman's history of domestic violence

Shawn Oakman, one of the top athletes entering the 2016 NFL Draft, already had some serious red flags regarding an alleged sexual assault in 2016. However, a new report, courtesy of Alex Dunlap of Rivals.com, shows a history of violence towards women that dates back to 2013. And the worst part is that Baylor reportedly knew about this history and did nothing about it. Source who...
Via Sportsnaut
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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