Latest Art Briles News

Brewer, Baylor go up big early, beat Stephen F. Austin 56-17

Aug. 31, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — The Baylor Bears had sputtered just long enough to annoy coach Matt Rhule when running back Trestan Ebner took a pitch, saw most of the Stephen F. Austin defense closing in and took off the other way. Ebner's winding 21-yard run was the first of his three touchdowns, Charlie Brewer threw...

Back in Texas, Briles returns to coaching in the small time

Aug. 26, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — In a small East Texas community, a few blocks from a quaint town square, Art Briles is coaching football again on American soil. He is some 200 miles and seemingly a lifetime away from Baylor, the school he led to the doorstep of the College Football Playoff five years ago and...

Art Briles back on field in Texas, not talking about Baylor

Aug. 6, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — Art Briles was back at his roots Monday, coaching a high school football team in Texas following a season in Italy and more than three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor in the wake of a sexual assault scandal. Briles is now coaching at Mount...