Art Briles is coaching again. And many aren’t happy about it.
Briles was fired from Baylor in May 2016 after a sexual assault scandal enveloped the program.
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Briles’ past wasn’t addressed in Hamilton’s release, which drew derision from some on social media. Jones joined the Hamilton staff as an assistant earlier in the month and was named the head coach four days ago. He coached SMU from 2008-14 and Hawaii from 1999-07.
Any half decent company, team, etc. would address the obvious elephant in the room. Now instead they get the horrific tweets aimed their way— John Solano (@Solano_56) August 28, 2017
I am the father of a daughter and I will not be supporting this hire. As a result I will not be attending anymore games.— oskee-eddie (@oskeeeddie) August 28, 2017
This man enabled the rape of dozens of women, destroying many lives. Shame on you Hamilton Tiger cats!— Joe Rodriguez (@joethebeckfan) August 28, 2017
I'm absolutely ashamed to be a fan of this team.— Bart Fargo (@AgentBartFargo) August 28, 2017
The former Baylor football coach attended the Dallas Cowboys’ training camp practice, watching from owner Jerry Jones’ tower, and met with reporters for about six minutes afterward. (Star-Telegram/Max Faulkner)