Baylor Rumors & News

  • Baylor reportedly losing QB Zach Smith to transfer

    College Football Talk "Two-thirds of the way through a one-win season, Zach Smith lost his job as the starting quarterback at Baylor. Nearly three weeks later, it appears the sophomore has decided to ply his future football wares elsewhere. According to ESPN Radio‘s Central Texas affiliate, Smith will be..." December 13

  • Matt Rhule says Zach Smith is still Baylor’s starting QB

    Die Hards "Zach Smith will remain Baylor’s starting quarterback going into the game against Texas, according to coach Matt Rhule. Freshman Charlie Brewer will be the backup. “If we played today, I’d put Zach out there first and have Charlie ready,” Rhule said Tuesday at his weekly press conference. “I..." October 24

  • Baylor considering 285-pound DL to replace injured punter

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Baylor lost its star punter, Drew Galitz, with an ACL injury in the Bears' 32-20 loss against Kansas State and it might be surprising who the team is considering to fill that position. Among the candidates: James Lynch, a 6-foot-4 defensive lineman who weighs 285 pounds. Apparently Lynch has..." October 11

  • Back to Zach: Baylor making change at QB after 0-2 start

    Sacramento Bee "Baylor is making a change at quarterback after losing its first two games. New coach Matt Rhule says sophomore Zach Smith will start Saturday at Duke. Anu Solomon, a graduate transfer from Arizona, started the first two games against Liberty and UTSA. Smith was Baylor's starter as a true..." September 11

  • Art Briles 'Disappointed' After Losing CFL Job, I'll Coach Again!

    TMZ "Art Briles is already on the hunt for another job after getting the boot the from CFL -- and his lawyer tells TMZ Sports he's obviously upset with the way things went down in Canada. "Coach is disappointed that he won't be helping the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but knows he will be coaching again,"..." August 30

  • Baylor names QB Anu Solomon as starter

    Fanrag Sports "Having made the decision to transfer from Arizona to Baylor as a graduate student in January, quarterback Anu Solomon was one of the players competing for the starting job under first-year head coach Matt Rhule. On Tuesday, it was reported by Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports that Solomon will get the..." August 29

  • Art Briles no longer taking job as Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant

    ESPN "Former Baylor football coach Art Briles will not be coaching in the Canadian Football League, according to a Monday night announcement. Baylor fired Briles last year after the university's investigation of its handling of allegations of sexual assaults by students, including football players...." August 29

  • Former Baylor coach Art Briles hired by CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    Dallas Morning News "The CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats have hired former Baylor coach Art Briles as the team's Assistant Head Coach Offence, according to an announcement by the team. Hamilton recently appointed from SMU coach June Jones as the team's new head coach. Nowhere in the Tiger-Cats' 389-word release..." August 28

  • Baylor settles first lawsuit related to sexual assault allegations

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Baylor University settled its first lawsuit filed by a woman who was allegedly assaulted on campus before being ignored by the institution after reporting the incident. USA Today reports that Baylor on Thursday settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former student who alleged she was sexually..." July 07