CFL team hires former Baylor Football Coach Art Briles

College Football: Former Baylor HC Art Briles hired by CFL team

ESPN has reported that Briles and his assistants "actively intervened" in school disciplinary measures against football players accused of a variety of offenses.

The former Bears' head coach has landed a new coaching job.

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Briles, 61, was sacked by Baylor in May 2016 in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that rocked the university.

"Briles, 61, has over 35 years experience as a football coach, including serving as head coach of two-NCAA Division 1-A teams at Baylor University (2008-15) and the University of Houston (2003-07) where he accumulated a combined 99-65 record (.604%)".

The former Baylor head coach, who was sacked in 2015 in the wake of a major sexual assault scandal within the Bears' program, has landed an assistant gig in the Canadian Football League.

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The Tiger-Cats started the season 0-8, leading to head coach Kent Austin resigning.

Briles has denied covering up the sexual assaults.

Briles allegedly looked at the list of names and said, "those are some bad dudes ... why was she around those guys?" However, Orridge was replaced by Randy Ambrosie on June 27.

As members of the community of Hamilton, we've thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity of working with and supporting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and the rich history the team has with the City of Hamilton.

It is with profound disappointment that we heard the news of the hiring of Art Briles.

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