Baylor Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Rhule texts Baylor players almost weekly to respect women

    ESPN "Nearly every weekend, Baylor football players receive a text message from Bears coach Matt Rhule, who reminds them to be respectful toward women and how he expects his team to act off the field. The players typically receive the text messages Thursday or Friday starting around 7 p.m. Then..." May 27

  • Baylor must end its football team and put morality over money, goodness over glory

    CBS Sports "Let's cut to the chase. Within the horror and evil revealed in the latest lawsuit involving Baylor University and its disgraced football program is a hard truth: It's time for the immediate and permanent dismantling of Baylor football. Shutter it. Banish it from existence. Right..." May 23

  • Baylor Football Title IX Lawsuit Alleges Women Were Drugged, Gang Raped on Video

    Bleacher Report "A former Baylor volleyball player who said she was gang raped by Baylor football players filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday. According to ESPN.com's Mark Schlabach, the woman said she was raped by at least four and as many as eight Baylor football players. Per Jim Vertuno..." May 17

  • Former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd headed to Baylor

    247 Sports "Former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd appears to be transferring to Baylor after he sent out a tweet on Saturday of him wearing a Baylor shirt with the words "Next Chapter." Hurd also visited Ohio State, Cal and Louisville this offseason, but it appears he is heading to the Big 12..." April 22

  • Another ex-Baylor player arrested in connection to 2013 rape

    Dallas Morning News "A second former Baylor football player has been arrested in connection with the 2013 sexual assault of a female student who says two players accompanied her home after she got drunk at a party and gang-raped her. Shamycheal "Myke" Chatman, 23, was taken into custody by Houston-area U.S...." March 24

  • Appeals court overturns Sam Ukwuachu's conviction on sexual assault charges

    ESPN "A Texas appeals court ruled late Wednesday to overturn the sexual assault conviction of former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu and grant him a new trial. A three-judge panel determined that the trial court should have allowed into evidence a series of text messages between the accuser and a..." March 23

  • Tre'Von Armstead arrested on sexual assault warrant in Texas

    ESPN "Former Baylor tight end Tre'Von Armstead was arrested Wednesday for the second time in over a week and is facing sexual assault allegations for an alleged incident that occurred in Waco, Texas, in 2013. A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office official told ESPN that Armstead is being held at the..." March 23

  • DeMarkco Butler fired by Baylor, allegedly sent inappropriate texts to teenager

    Larry Brown Sports "Baylor football can’t seem to escape horrible publicity, and the dismissal of its associate director of football operations is the latest stain on the program. KWTX reported on Monday that DeMarkco Butler, who was just hired by Baylor a month ago, has been fired after the school learned that he..." March 14

  • Ex-Baylor Football Player Attacks Woman ... Goes Berserk on Cops

    TMZ "An ex-Baylor football player was arrested in Vegas this morning after cops say he roughed up a woman and then went CRAZY on police ... kicking out the back window of a squad car. The man facing the allegations is 22-year-old Tre'Von Armstead -- who was infamously linked to the Baylor..." March 13

  • Former Baylor Football Coach Art Briles Breaks Silence, Says He Did Not Cover Up Sexual Violence

    Complex "The Baylor football program has been under national scrutiny for nearly a year, since allegations of the program covering up sexual violence surfaced. Former head football coach Art Briles, who was fired in May 2016, has been at the center of the investigation. After months of silence, Briles..." March 03

  • Baylor suspends DB Travon Blanchard following domestic violence accusation

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Baylor defensive back Travon Blanchard has been suspended indefinitely pending an investigation into domestic violence accusations against him. Waco, Texas, television station KWTX obtained an affidavit that called for a protective order issued against Blanchard and filed Feb. 4. The order,..." March 01

  • Legislator files resolution seeking Baylor investigation by Texas Rangers

    USA Today "A Texas legislator filed a resolution on Friday calling upon Governor Greg Abbott to direct the Texas Rangers to investigate Baylor University’s administration and police department following the school’s sexual assault scandal. Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio) filed HR 664 in the Texas..." February 25