Regents at the University of Baylor have gone public with detailed accusations that former coach Art Briles was acutely aware of off-field allegations against his players.
First reported by the Houston Chronicle, three regents have alleged in documents that Briles questioned why a woman was with “bad dudes” from his football team after hearing of a gang rape accusation. The documents were filed in response to a defamation suit brought against regents and the school by a former athletic department administrator.
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And Briles and [former athletic director Ian] McCaw allegedly discussed a gang rape that involved five football players. Rather than go through proper channels to report the incident, McCaw kept it in house and went to Briles and his staff.
“When he did, Coach Briles studied the names on the piece of paper. ‘Those are some bad dudes,’ Coach Briles told (an assistant) coach,” the document states. “ ’Why was she around those