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Baylor officials said in a news release that the school had hired a New York law firm to contact the NCAA about potential rules violations.
Art Briles had a 65-37 record in eight seasons, transforming one of the worst FBS programs in the country -- the team had 12 consecutive losing seasons before he was hired in 2008 -- into a national power.
Athletic director Ian Mc Caw was sanctioned and put on probation.
He is working to find an interim football coach, according to Willis. David Garland, a former dean and professor at Baylor's George W.
Briles, 60, had eight years remaining on a 10-year contract extension that he signed in November 2013.
Although Baylor, as a private school, hasn't released the details of his contract, it is believed Briles was making nearly million per season, which would have made him the Big 12's highest-paid coach and one of the highest paid in the FBS.
Two Baylor players accused of sexual assault were recruited by Briles after they were dismissed from their previous schools for off-field problems.
In August 2015, former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu was sentenced to 180 days in jail after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a women's soccer player.
Under Starr's watch, Baylor enjoyed unprecedented athletic success.In most college coaching contracts, a university can fire a coach without having to pay the remainder of his or her contract if it has findings of cause.Briles and Mc Caw have been criticized for recruiting players who were dismissed by their former schools, and for the way they disciplined players who allegedly committed violent acts against women and other assaults.The school said in the release that Mc Caw would work with university leadership and the board of regents "to implement the recommendations as they related to the restoration of a tone of accountability within the football program, to effective oversight and controls of the Athletics Department, and to critically needed changes that will re-align the Athletics program with the University mission."Baylor's statement said the findings in the report by the Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton "reflect a fundamental failure by Baylor to implement Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)." According to Baylor, the findings in the report include: In the fall of 2015, Baylor hired Pepper Hamilton to review its past treatment of sexual assault claims.
Outside the Lines reported last week that some Baylor officials, including coaches, knew about incidents of sexual assault, domestic violence and other acts of violence involving football players, but most players didn't miss playing time as punishment.
Then, in April, former Bears star defensive end Shawn Oakman was arrested on a charge of sexual assault.