Baylor coach Art Briles suspended his son, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kendal Briles, and wide receivers coach Tate Wallis for Saturday’s game against Lamar, the university said in a statement Friday.
The suspensions were for NCAA violation related to evaluations of prospective student-athletes during the spring 2015 recruiting period. Neither coach is permitted to be an active participant of the Bears coaching staff against Lamar and will not be at McLane Stadium for the game, the statement said.
“We want to stay within the NCAA’s guidelines and are taking this action in accordance with the NCAA’s new penalty structure,” Briles said. “Kendal and Tate have cooperated fully throughout this process and we look forward to having them resume their coaching duties next week. We will continue to work closely with our compliance staff to ensure that future violations are avoided.”
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