BAYLOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Art Briles has received no calls from NFL teams about Shawn Oakman

Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman was seen as a prohibitive first-round pick heading into the 2015 season. Less than a year later, Art Briles told Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports that he has not received a single call from an NFL team about the undrafted free agent.There are several factors as to why Oakman's NFL interest has dissipated, but the main one is obvious. He was charged...
Via SportsDay
9 hours ago

Bears LB: Ezekiel Elliott's crop top at the NFL draft was 'kind of disrespectful'

Turns out not everyone was a fan of Ezekiel Elliott's crop top at the NFL draft.Lamarr Houston, now a linebacker with the Chicago Bears, apparently didn't like Elliott's fashion choice.Here's what Houston said to ESPN's SportsNation, as transcribed by Athlon Sports:"That's one topic that has me irate," he said to the network. "I think it's kind of disrespectful. The half-shirt at...
Via SportsDay
21 hours ago

No teams called Art Briles about DE Shawn Oakman

Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman went undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft and has yet to sign a free agent deal with any team in the league. It looks like the teams were turned off by his off-field troubles and his former head coach Art Briles was not given the chance to come to his player’s defense. According to FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Briles said that no team had called...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles expects Baylor QB Seth Russell to be cleared for contact next month

Baylor football coach Art Briles expects quarterback Seth Russell will be cleared for contact next month after undergoing neck surgery in October.Briles shared the news before Tuesday's Big 12 coaches meetings in Phoenix.Russell was cleared to return to preliminary workouts in February. However, he had not been cleared for any kind of contact.Russell fractured a vertebra in his...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Corey Coleman will buy his mom a house after being drafted

Corey Coleman cashing in on his NFL future also means that his mom gets to cash in. Coleman shared on NFL Network’s pre-draft show that he promised his mom, Cassandra Jones, a house upon reaching the league. “I did promise her a house. I said, ‘when I go to the NFL, I’m going to get you a house, and you get to pick it out.’ It’s just a blessing that I get an opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons An NFL Team Should Draft Rico Gathers

Shortly after Yale knocked off Baylor in one of this past NCAA tournament's best and most exciting upsets, the story of the Baylor Bears men's basketball then became all about Rico Gathers. Because Gathers was now in the exclusive fraternity of student athletes who had to choose between two pro sports. But Gathers never picked up a football or strapped on a helmet for Art Briles...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles on thin ice at Baylor?

Baylor Bears coach Art Briles has drawn a great deal of criticism regarding his players’ recent off-field transgressions, and he could now be paying for that with his job. Appearing on The Paul Finebaum Show, Mac Engel of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram said that he “wouldn’t be surprised” if Briles was indeed fired. Is Shawn Oakman strike 3 for Art Briles at Baylor? @MacEngelProf...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Columnist Tells Paul Finebaum That Baylor Source “Wouldn’t Be Suprised” If Art Briles Is Fired

On the field, Art Briles has turned Baylor from a laughing stock into a national power and potential contender for a national title. Off the field, over the last few years things have gone extremely poorly. Earlier this month, star defensive end Shawn Oakman was accused of sexual assault, and this week, it was discovered that he had previously been accused of domestic violence by...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 years after Penn State, what’s different — especially at Baylor?

The stories emerging about Baylor football are the latest in a series of reports. That dry statement is intended to convey the following point: Stories might be released in the present moment, but the actual events they point to cover the past few years. In other words, it’s not as though this most recent story is the latest alleged assault or the latest episode of potential negligence...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Shawn Oakman Accused Of Assault By Ex-Girlfriend In 2013 According To Police Report

Earlier this month, Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after meeting her at a bar. Now, according to a police report obtained by Orangebloods writer Alex Dunlap, it appears that it isn’t the first case of domestic violence that Oakman has been involved in since joining the Bears program. In 2013, an ex-girlfriend accused Oakman of shoving...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor DE Shawn Oakman was accused of assault in 2013

More disturbing allegations have come to light regarding former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman, who is currently facing a sexual assault charge.Oakman was accused of assaulting an ex-girlfriend back in 2013, according to a police report obtained by Rivals.com reporter Alex Dunlap.The report outlines the victim's account of the incident, in which Oakman allegedly shoved her into...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Where and when the last 25 Heisman Trophy winners were drafted

Where and when the last 25 Heisman Trophy winners were drafted. 
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: WR Corey Coleman

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This week, we focus is on wide receivers. Today, we will look at Corey Coleman from Baylor. Collegiate Career Even in a Baylor offense which featured several dynamic players, wide receiver...
Via The Sports Quotient
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Oakman is now ‘undraftable,’ according to exec

Former Baylor star pass-rusher Shawn Oakman entered the 2015 season with potential to be a first-round draft pick, but an NFC executive now thinks he is “undraftable,” according to NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein. Oakman was slipping down draft boards to begin with after a subpar 2015 season and unimpressive showing at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis earlier this year, but...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor RB Terence Williams Is Getting Blasted For Extremely Ill-Advised Tweet

Sexual assault allegations sucked the life out of the Baylor football program during the 2015 college football season. Countless injuries rightfully found a back seat to the negative headlines. And on Wednesday, a former Baylor football player was again accused of sexual assault, this time leading to the arrest of projected NFL Draft pick Shawn Oakman.  With such a dark cloud still...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baylor Football Player Shawn Oakman Arrested

Former Baylor University Defensive End Shawn Oakman was arrested by police in Waco, Texas on charges he sexually assaulted another student after leaving a nightclub with her early Sunday morning. Oakman, 24, graduated in December from Baylor and is the program’s all-time sack leader. He’s currently waiting to be booked into the jail, according to the Waco Tribune. No bond information...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft prospect Shawn Oakman charged with sexual assault

Once considered a sure-fire first-round pick in the NFL draft, former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has other things to worry about in the lead up to the annual draft. The former top prospect was arrested on sexual assault charges Wednesday in Waco, Texas. The arrest comes after Oakman was interview by investigators from the police department, at which point he was served...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

400-pound Baylor TE wants WWE career after football

While LaQuan McGowan, Baylor’s 400-pound tight end, wants an NFL career, he realizes that it probably will not be a long one. He’s also thought about what to do after his football career is over. Alex Kirshner of SB Nation quoted McGowan, saying that the WWE may be in his future. “I’ve watched it on TV. I’ve thought about, ‘What would be something good or something...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shawn Oakman investigated for sexual assault

NFL Draft prospect Shawn Oakman is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to multiple reports. Oakman, who played defensive end at Baylor and recorded 4.5 sacks last season, is accused of sexually assaulting a fellow Baylor student early Sunday morning, the Waco Tribune reports. According to the Tribune, a police affidavit states that the woman says she met...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh to join Art Briles at Baylor summer football camp

Baylor football coach Art Briles recently spent time with Jim Harbaugh as a part of Michigan’s coaches clinic in Ann Arbor, where he was the keynote speaker. Briles was the only active major college coach at the event, joining Jim’s father Jack and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh at the event. While Briles appearing at a Michigan coaches clinic might have seemed curious...
Via The Comeback
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Taurean Prince hilariously explains how Yale outrebounded Baylor

Taurean Prince was pretty decimated after his Baylor Bears lost to the Yale Bulldogs 79-75 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. After the game, he answered questions from reporters, but one didn’t go over too well. Baylor was outrebounded 36-32 and had a funny, sarcastic answer to one question about that margin. Solid explanation. pic.twitter.com/nxbXR2lEeo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale upsets Baylor for first tourney win ever

The Yale Bulldogs hadn’t been to the NCAA tournament in 54 years. John F. Kennedy was President of the United States. The Super Bowl hadn’t even been invented. John Wooden was days away from making his first Final Four at UCLA when Yale last took the court in the Big Dance. If those Dancing shoes were out of use, the Elis certainly slipped back into them without too much trouble...
Via The Comeback
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor hoops star Rico Gathers to play football for Bears this fall

Baylor forward Rico Gathers is looking to make the same move that turned former basketball players like Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates into football stars, but rather than making an immediate move to the NFL, he’ll reportedly play for Art Briles this fall.  As it stands now, Baylor forward Rico Gathers plans to play TE at Baylor next season rather than try NFL. Smart move...
Via College Spun
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rico Gathers beats buzzer on first career three-pointer

Entering Tuesday night’s game, Baylor forward Rico Gathers had never attempted a three-pointer. At 6-foot-8, 275 pounds, that’s not really his game. With just 1.9 seconds left in the first half against Kansas, Gathers caught a pass in the corner, and drilled a contested fadeaway three. Welp, this is one way to get your first career three-pointer if you're @BaylorMBB's Rico...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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